Posts Tagged ‘Food poverty’

Child poverty – urgent help needed from new PM

Thursday, November 16th, 2023
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Child poverty must be at the top of the incoming Government’s agenda, says the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG). It has written an open letter and launched a petition, demanding a meeting with incoming Prime Minister Christopher Luxon before Christmas. CPAGs health spokesperson and former paediatrician Professor Ines Asher says they’re calling for the meeting Read more

New food truck can feed your family of four for $16

Thursday, June 16th, 2022

A food truck offering tasty meals for just $4 each – a bargain that sounds almost too good to be true. But that is the very premise behind a new food truck that will soon open its doors in Dunedin, and owners Liam Arthur and Jackie Bannon are confident it can be done. The food Read more

KidsCan serving breakfast at record number of schools, with more waiting

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

Amid the growing economic crisis facing Aotearoa, unprecedented numbers of schools and early childhood centres and charities, like KidsCan, are offering breakfast to children to make sure they eat. As the cost of living trims how far money goes, children’s charity KidsCan is supporting more schools than ever – 874 schools and 156 early childhood Read more