Posts Tagged ‘Every Child Counts’

Child poverty a business issue

Friday, May 11th, 2012

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 Read more

NZ has low rate of spending on Children

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

New Zealand ranked 28th out of 30 countries using Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development data on international performance across 20 different aspects of children’s lives. New Zealand has one of the lowest rates of spending on children in the OECD, at $3 billion dollars annually. This information is contained in a report, “1000 days Read more