Posts Tagged ‘Child Poverty Action Group’

Third-rate outcomes belie government’s child poverty focus

Thursday, July 29th, 2021
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Despite the Ardern government’s stated child poverty focus, more and more of New Zealand’s children,  particularly Māori and Pacific children, are suffering. In the face of miserable outcomes in relation to child poverty, obesity, suicide and basic education, the Prime Minister remains upbeat about her government’s efforts to date. “You would be hard pressed to Read more

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
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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