Poverty in New Zealand: Address to the Catholic Conference on Poverty

9 August 2008, Palmerston North, by Richard Wallis, 2008 candidate for Wellington Central, number 5 on party list

Good morning and thank you for the opportunity to speak. I am Richard Wallis, Alliance spokesperson for education and candidate for Wellington Central. I lived here in Palmerston North for 10 years, first studying at Massey and then 5 years at the local Warehouse. I was a member of the St Pat’s community. It was the Massey Catholic group “Manako” where I was reminded of the importance of social justice. Continue reading