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METIRIA TUREI: Nothing shows the perversion of the modern welfare system better (photo: Hamish Coleman-Ross)

Hidesight: Turei destroys welfare faster than any MP

Fri 11 Aug

Metiria Turei and her supporters have unleashed a backlash against beneficiaries.

Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei has previously said she was willing to pay all the money back

Metiria Turei shrugs off potential impact of welfare fraud probe if she is elected

Thu 3 Aug 5

The Greens Party co-leader met Ministry of Social Development investigators today.

Green co-leader Metiria Turei's plop is paying off

Metiria’s strategy makes sense

Fri 28 Jul 24

Weekly Hit: Green co-leader Metiria Turei knows exactly what she is doing as she distances her party from Andrew Little’s dying Labour.

Statistics NZ prices senior manager Jason Attewell said rising prices for basics "had a greater impact on beneficiaries"

Housing, household utilities and food prices squeeze beneficiaries the most in 2Q

Thu 27 Jul

On an annual basis, living costs for low-spending households and for beneficiaries rose 2.0% while it rose 1.4% for the highest-expenditure household group.

Metiria Turei's admission "goes to character'" as lawyers say

Metiria's benefit concert

Thu 20 Jul 25

Those who would already vote Green are going ‘Squee!!’ about Ms Turei's admission, all over Twitter, like 10-year-olds at a One Direction concert.

Greens co-leader Metiria Turei's welfare policy was possibly the most interesting thing the party has done

The Greens get radical

Wed 19 Jul 19

The Greens have got their mojo back.

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