9 Jul 2014

The Panel with David Farrar and Duncan Webb (Part 1)

From The Panel, 4:07 pm on 9 July 2014

Topics - Mosgiel and Port Chalmers police stations are looking for civilian volunteers to man front of house because of low staff numbers, which have been cut because of low crime levels. You may have seen Amy Burke on Campbell Live, Her Help for the Homeless page has become a cause celebre on Facebook. She's been inundated with charity, which she dispenses to the growing number of homeless people in Christchurch from the boot of her car. Official figures from the Ministry of Social Development show 260,000 children living in poverty - the official much-debated definition of - compared with 285,000 last year.

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