Newshub Nation: Budget Panel Discussion 22 May 2021
Massey University Associate Professor of Economics Dr Matt Roskruge, Newshub’s Business Reporter Madison Reidy and Brigitte Morten from Franks Ogilvie …
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Stuff: Budget 2021: Māori Health Authority funding should be ‘at least’ proportionate to population, commentator says 21 May 2021
The Government has provided $98.1 million in establishment funding, but the people the Māori Health Authority (MHA) will be helping are no closer …
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Stuff: Budget 2021: Moving the dial on Māori housing 21 May 2021
The Government’s $380 million Budget investment in Māori housing has been heralded as a step in the right direction, rather than unleashing …
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Newshub: Budget 2021: Benefit increases, rent reforms needed to tackle child poverty in New Zealand – experts 19 May 2021
Stuff: Job upheaval looms in health reforms, but overall numbers seem steady 24 April 2021
The health sector reforms are set to cause upheaval at the top echelons, but job numbers may not change much overall, economists …
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Stuff: Are minimum wage rises passed on to customers, as business groups claim? 18 April 2021
The minimum wage rise on April 1 was the “last straw” for Dunedin cafe owner and academic Paula O’Kane, who has just …
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Stuff: Child poverty declines, but Māori, Pacific poverty rates ‘profoundly disturbing’ 23 February 2021
Child poverty has improved overall since 2018 according to annual figures released on Tuesday, but the statistics for Māori and …
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Te Ao – Māori News: Māori unemployment on the rise amidst Covid-19 lockdown 15 February 2021
New Zealand’s economy continues to take a hit as the country is forced back into lockdown. Coupled with recent figures …
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NZ Herald: Maths decline – Ministry of Education calls in Royal Society to stop NZ mathematics rapid decline 2 February 2021
NBR: Could 2021 bring step-change to the Māori economy? 8 January 2021
2021 Economic Outlook: economist Matt Roskruge spies matching ambitions. While the twists and turns of 2020 left the most seasoned …
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Stuff: Our Truth, Tā Mātou Pono: How our business reporting served and protected European settler interests 2 December 2020
Our Truth, Tā Mātou Pono is a Stuff project investigating the history of racism. Part one has focused on Stuff and its newspapers, and …
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Stuff: Covid-19: Jobless and tempted to get into a franchise, what are the pitfalls? 15 November 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has driven people who have lost their jobs to look at their options, and one they are turning to …
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The Spinoff: Covid-19 has changed New Zealand forever. The experts explain how 20 October 2020
Some of the smartest people in the country examine the effects of the pandemic on Aotearoa’s future in 400 words …
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RNZ: DHBs still operating under strain and in deficit under Labour 12 October 2020
Labour has failed to get DHB deficits under control this term, despite going hard on the issue when in opposition. …
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Kai Tiaki Nursing NZ: Looking beyond Covid-19 9 October 2020
While management of Covid-19 has captured a good deal of attention this election campaign, it is important to consider other …
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Stuff: Te Reo Māori app could influence standard rate for translations 16 September 2020
A new app inspired by troubles translating a text could set the benchmark rate for te reo Māori translations nationwide. …
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te ao Māori News: $64.2 million in WINZ food grants during lockdown quarter 7 September 2020
Auckland Action Against Poverty alleges many beneficiaries are being denied additional assistance such as food grants. … The ultimate stress …
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Te Ao Māori News: Auckland Action Against Poverty calls for end to benefit sanctions 3 September 2020
In May the Ministry of Social Development removed sanctions for solo mothers who refused to name their children’s fathers. But …
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Te ao Māori News: Coalition should have reformed welfare before Covid-19 outbreak – economist 2 September 2020
Workers who have lost income due to Covid-19 are getting almost double the amount of government help in wage subsidy …
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Te ao Māori News: It could be 2024 before some parts of the economy fully recover – economist 28 August 2020
Māori economist Dr Matthew Roskruge says it could reach 2024 before some parts of the New Zealand economy fully recover, …
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Te Ao Māori News: Economics lecturer says lack of people movement will hurt economy 6 August 2020
Massey University economics and finance senior lecturer Matthew Roskruge of Te Ati Awa and Ngāti Tama says if New Zealand’s borders aren’t opened to trading partners soon, this will have a long term effect on industry.
RNZ: Economists on unemployment number predictions 5 August 2020
Matt Roskruge speaks to Gyles Beckford on New Zealand’s unemployment numbers.
Taranaki Daily News: The biggest spend up since Think Big is coming to Taranaki 18 July 2020
Matt Roskruge comments on increased Government debt levels and their long-term economic impact.
Māori TV: Māori tourism critical to country’s economic rebuild 1 July 2020
Māori economist Matt Roskruge says we should be proud of the amazing growth in Māori tourism.
Stuff: Māori economy critical to Covid-19 economic recovery 30 June 2020
Te Au Rangahau Director Dr Matt Roskruge says the Māori economy is critical to the country’s economic recovery.
RNZ: Māori economy holds the key to helping Aotearoa recover 23 June 2020
Maori economy is the key to fast tracking the whole country’s economy recovery from COVID related recession. Expert on Maori …
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Stuff: Deep Trouble: A historic unemployment crisis has begun 23 June 2020
A Stuff investigation detailing the shape of unemployment crisis now, how it will grow and what it means for a welfare system suddenly under intense scrutiny. Te Au Rangahau co-director Matt Roskruge features in Part Two: Who’s next?
Kai Tiaki, Nursing New Zealand: Did Budget 2020 deliver for Māori? 5 June 2020
Matt Roskruge on whether Māori will benefit equally from the spoils of Budget 2020.
RNZ: Budget 2020: Māori to get $900m to deal with Covid-19 fallout 14 May 2020
The government will spend $900 million in Budget 2020 to support whānau, hapū and iwi to deal with the fall-out of Covid-19.
Māori Televison: Tahua on Tapataphi LIVE 14 May 2020
RNZ: Budget: Funding welcomed, but Māori business miss out 14 May 2020
The government will spend $900 million on initiatives to support Māori to deal with the fall-out of Covid-19. The package …
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Te Ao with Moana: Lockdown – Is life back to normal? 11 May 2020
Sarah Hall breaks down what today’s announcement means to Aotearoa. We hear from Dr Rawiri Jansen, Dr Matt Roskruge and Te Reo Māori advocate and father, Jeremy MacLeod.
NZ Doctor: Covid-19 impact on nurse wellbeing: Identification, sustainability and mitigation 4 May 2020
Dr Matthew Roskruge is a Kiwi health economist currently working to investigate how New Zealand’s nursing workforce is managing in the Covid-19 crisis, and what measures are needed to sustain an already-pressured sector of healthcare.
te ao Maori News: Could the economic recovery cause another Māori migration? 29 April 2020
Māori economist Dr Matthew Roskruge says we could see another urban migration post-lockdown as whānau impacted by the tourism industry struggle to get back to business.
Newshub: Coronavirus: What the pandemic is costing small business 25 April 2020
Senior lecturer at Massey University’s School of Economics and Finance Matt Roskruge said while challenges were ahead, confidence should begin …
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Newshub: Coronavirus: Māori economist says Māori workers will be hit hard 23 March 2020
A senior lecturer in economics at Massey University says Māori workers and iwi will feel the economic impact of coronavirus.
RNZ: Fears Covid-19 could cost Māori economy $500 million 6 March 2020
The Federation of Māori Authorities is warning Covid 19 could hit the Māori economy by half a billion dollars.
Waatea: Roskruge seeks Māori meaning for social capital 11 October 2019
Massey University lecturer Matt Roskruge has been awarded a 2019 Rutherford Discovery Fellowship to research what social capital means within a Māori world view and how this is relevant to other populations.
te ao Māori News: Māori enterprise – awakening the taniwha 12 November 2018
Massey’s Te Au Rangahau Director Dr Jason Mika tells te ao Māori News why bringing Māori values into the business world seems to be a winning formula.