Monday, August 11, 2014

Deprivation in Otautahi/Christchurch post-disaster

Interesting research by University of Otago academics showing the change in wealth across the city in the post-disaster landscape...

A little spooky having the graphic, 'Look mummy, there's our house...', and The Press article noting how many Maserati's have been sold in the city (12) is somewhat insulting, but yet more confirmation that for Maori in the city, life is a struggle.



Thursday, August 07, 2014

Friday, August 01, 2014

Maori well-being post-disaster

The latest CERA Well-being Survey - the fourth since the big one - shows Maori are still less likely to rate their lives in the city post-disaster as positive:


Despite the ongoing trumpeting of a 'resilient' community, Maori now worse off than October 2012.

Hard rain is falling...
Simon Lambert

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