Child poverty a business issue

Business New Zealand, a business lobby group, is supporting a series of discussions that aim to ensure that child poverty in New Zealand is given due consideration.

Working with the Every Child Counts campaign (a group of NGO’s including Plunket, Save the Children and Barnados), Business New Zealand’s Phil O’Reilly says that “Businesses first and foremost are interested in successful communities, and if you think about some of the most pressing issues today, they are around children.”

In an article in the Dominion Post, Catherine Harris reported that the first meeting was to be at Te Papa last night.

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