How Kiwis are cutting back to make ends meet as cost of living soars
There’s no pulling punches in talk around the rising cost of living in Aotearoa.
Putting food on the table, filling your car, keeping a roof over your head – life has become a struggle for many Kiwis.
And those bearing the brunt of this perfect storm of rising living costs, a pandemic and a war in Europe? Many of them are working in our hospitals, our supermarkets, our care homes – the critical workers who held the country together on the frontline during Covid lockdowns.