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New Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy fits hand in glove

Press Release – Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

New Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy fits hand in glove with wider work of NZ psychiatrists Read more »

Community social services workers call for equal pay

Press Release – Public Service Association

Staff at prominent not-for-profit organisations say they are paid less than they deserve because they are mostly women. Read more »

A win for children but burden of poverty still looms

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) welcomes the new Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy launched today by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Ministry for Children, which is intended to give effect to Governments commitment to improving … Read more »

Lunch In Schools Feeds The Problem, Ignores Real Issue

Press Release – Family First

Family First NZ says that lunch in schools programmes will simply exacerbate the problem, provide a short term bandage, but ignore the underlying causes and how they must be resolved. Read more »

Limited free lunches won’t offer solutions to core issue

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

The Governments announced today that it will trial the provision of free lunches for 30 schools in order to reduce child poverty, hoping to expand it to 120 schools by 2021. Auckland Action Against Poverty welcomes the move towards the provision … Read more »

Child and youth strategy a once-in-a-generation opportunity

Press Release – Office of the Children’s Commissioner

Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy a once-in-a-generation opportunity to get things right Read more »

Food in Schools: caring for our children’s future

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is welcoming todays announcement of a pilot programme to provide school lunches in 30 schools, expanding to 120 schools by 2021. Read more »

Parliament: Oral Questions – 29 August 2019

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. Hon PAULA BENNETT to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Governments statements, policies, and actions? Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – August 28

Press Release – Hansard

1. MARK PATTERSON (NZ First) to the Minister for Regional Economic Development : What recent announcements has he made regarding the Provincial Growth Fund in the South Island? Read more »

Parliament: Oral Questions – 28 August 2019

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. MARK PATTERSON to the Minister for Regional Economic Development: What recent announcements has he made regarding the Provincial Growth Fund in the South Island? Read more »

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