Watch: Desperate Saitu family share story of child poverty in South Auckland


Desperate parents Emily and Vice Saitu know the dark, tragic truth of poverty. They lived with their four children in a cramped South Auckland hotel room for a month while waiting to be placed by Housing New Zealand. Miracle-Chae is 17 and has cerebral palsy and a club foot, Elijah is 15 and has autism, and Tina, 14, and Siuli, 10, both have delayed learning disabilities.