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Service departments: social development minister visits Work and Income staff (2nd of 2)

Service departments: social development minister visits Work and Income staff

As the minister for social development, Paula Bennett held political responsibility for the performance of Work and Income New Zealand, the part of the Ministry for Social Development that administered social welfare benefits. Here, Bennett (right) speaks to Claire Mason, a case manager at the Work and Income centre in New Brighton, Christchurch, five days after the September 2010 Canterbury earthquake.

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Richard Shaw, 'Public service - The public service in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/33032/service-departments-social-development-minister-visits-work-and-income-staff (accessed 12 April 2021)

Story by Richard Shaw, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 8 Mar 2021