“[People] who graduated after me and work in the DHB, they get $10,000 more than I do.”

A nurse at a Māori health provider shares how she supports her whānau on a $55K salary.

She takes us through what a week’s spending looks like, gives us a peek into her bank account balances, and shares why working for a Māori health provider means taking a pay cut.

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This is the fourth episode of our series Show Us Your Money, a series where a range of New Zealanders get candid about their coin. Watch more episodes here.

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