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Duncan Disorderly
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Redesign welfare to avoid perverse outcomes

OPINION: Eric found he was better off by $200 a week on the DPB than working a 40-hour week.

NBR columnist Duncan Garner speaks with Hamish McNicol.

Duncan Garner Tue, 25 Oct 2022

This is the true story of a Kiwi battler and solo dad named Eric, who rang my talk radio show last week. Eric is just trying to be a good role model to his three young kids by choosing to work each day. 

But it’s also a sad indictment on the current state of the New Zealand economy and how far

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