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Govt’s wellbeing focus a work in progress

The future of work, climate change and inequality are the "defining economic and social issues" for the Labour-led government, Finance Minister Grant Robertson told a three-day international conference on wellbeing economics, but the wellbeing focus it brings to those challenges remains a work in progress.

Opening the conference at Parliament this morning, Robertson said the government's determination to use a wellbeing focus in tackling those problems reflected its belief that "we cannot hope

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