Posts Tagged ‘Child Poverty Action Group’

Social agencies warn of child poverty issues

Monday, May 31st, 2021

Only a small percentage of children will be lifted out of poverty over the next three years by Budget announcements last week, Tauranga social agencies have been told. About 40 members of social agencies gathered to discuss the effects of the Budget announcements on child poverty at a breakfast meeting organised by the local Western Read more

Children miss out on ‘kindness’

Monday, May 17th, 2021
child poverty

A Government report from the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) says New Zealand’s poorest children are continuing to miss out. The new Child Poverty Related Indicators Report, released Thursday, found there has been no measurable improvement in housing conditions, preventable hospitalisations or food security. “The report shows our children are suffering unnecessarily. “Polling Read more