Research and Policy

Compassionate solutions to stem the causes of poverty in Aotearoa
CAP amplifies the voices of  individuals and whānau caught in poverty and financial hardship. CAP is engaging organisations across Aotearoa to create positive change. Read our latest reports below or click to see submissions and responses to Government.

Meet the team

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Meet our friendly external engagement team. 

Michael Ward
Senior Services and Policy Advisor

Bachelor of Business (International Business major)
“Becoming debt free and growing in financial capability is life-transforming for CAP clients. Their powerful stories are helping us to shape laws that protect people in financial hardship."

Meet our friendly external engagement team. 

Alice Banfield
Senior Researcher

Master of International and Community Development
I’m inspired by Isaiah 58 where God asks, “Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?"