Adding up the costs

Sunday Star-Times - - BUSINESS COVER STORY -

NZ Su­per costs $13.6 bil­lion. Wel­fare ben­e­fit ex­penses $10.5b con­sist­ing of:

❚ $1.8 bil­lion in Fam­ily Tax Credit

❚ $1.7b job­seeker sup­port and emer­gency ben­e­fit

❚ $1.5b Sup­ported Liv­ing Pay­ment

❚ $1.2b Ac­com­mo­da­tion As­sis­tance

❚ $1.1b sole par­ent sup­port

❚ $900m in­come-re­lated rents

❚ $2.3b other wel­fare ben­e­fit ex­penses

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