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When is MSD going to give up its damaging and arcane views towards sole mothers who repartner?

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on When is MSD going to give up its damaging and arcane views towards sole mothers who repartner?

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: When is MSD going to give up its damaging and arcane views towards sole mothers who repartner? When Wendy Shoebridge died in 2011 after a benefit fraud investigator issued her an ill-advised prosecution notice for being in an undeclared relationship – probably […]

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Charity ball to help Kiwi kids

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Charity ball to help Kiwi kids

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Charity ball to help Kiwi kids We have a fabulous excuse for a night out this November. Raising Hope NZ is throwing Plunket a charity ball at The Hilton on 4 November to raise money for backpacks, lunchboxes and drink bottles to give […]

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NZ First’s anti-discrimination policy could be promising

By   /  September 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZ First’s anti-discrimination policy could be promising

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZ First’s anti-discrimination policy could be promising 27 September 2017 With a new government undecided, Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) urges participants in coalition talks to prioritise child wellbeing policies.“Fixing Working for Families (WFF) is imperative and fundamental if we want to […]

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Child and youth voices on their positive connections to culture in Aotearoa

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Children's Commissioner, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Child and youth voices on their positive connections to culture in Aotearoa

MIL OSI – Source: Children’s Commissioner – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Child and youth voices on their positive connections to culture in Aotearoa Reports Child rights 22 September 2017 Culture is an important part of who we all are. It gives us a sense of belonging, that others share our values and beliefs, to know who […]

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When the state turned away: Sarah’s story

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on When the state turned away: Sarah’s story

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: When the state turned away: Sarah’s story With all the rhetoric around domestic violence and women and children it’s hard to believe that even today when women experience hardship and reach out to the state for support, they are still judged and […]

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Top tips: Oral Health

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Top tips: Oral Health

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Top tips: Oral Health Plunket and Colgate Australia and New Zealand have partnered together to bring you our top five tips for keeping your family’s mouths nice and healthy: 1. Start brushing teeth as soon as they appear – use a small soft […]

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Save money on power and help pay for those baby essentials instead

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Save money on power and help pay for those baby essentials instead

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Save money on power and help pay for those baby essentials instead Having a baby can be expensive. In fact, some parents can spend more than $800 just on nappies and wipes in the first year of welcoming a newborn. Did you know […]

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Harsh punishments for sole parents fuel child poverty

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Harsh punishments for sole parents fuel child poverty

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Harsh punishments for sole parents fuel child poverty 15 September 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that urgently removing Sections 176, 177, 178 from the Social Security Legislation Rewrite Bill and extending the In-Work Tax Credit portion of Working for Families […]

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Tips for supporting your baby or child with Daylight Saving

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Tips for supporting your baby or child with Daylight Saving

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Tips for supporting your baby or child with Daylight Saving Supporting your baby and child’s sleep patterns and bedtimes during Daylight Savings isn’t always easy, babies and children can often wake earlier and get to sleep later as their bodies and minds adjust. […]

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Education priorities for a New Zealand where all children can flourish

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Education priorities for a New Zealand where all children can flourish

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Education priorities for a New Zealand where all children can flourish 06 September 2017 The upcoming election provides an opportunity for all political parties to put the wellbeing of all New Zealand’s children at the centre of their education policies, says Child […]

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Parental income test needs urgent attention

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Parental income test needs urgent attention

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Parental income test needs urgent attention 31 August 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) applauds Labour’s latest policy announcement for students as a much needed step in the right direction. CPAG’s 2016 report Laybying our future: The state of student hardship in New Zealand, written by […]

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Plunket calls for housing strategy

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Plunket calls for housing strategy

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Plunket calls for housing strategy Plunket says data analysed by the New Zealand Herald, which links poor housing with increasing numbers of children being hospitalized with preventable diseases, reflects what many Plunket nurses are seeing each and every day. “Plunket is welcomed in […]

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People’s Review report shows urgent policies needed

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on People’s Review report shows urgent policies needed

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: People’s Review report shows urgent policies needed 23 August 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that the People’s Review of Renting report released today by ActionStation and Renters United should be considered by Members of Parliament to be further evidence supporting […]

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Invite: Housing Election Forum

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Invite: Housing Election Forum

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Invite: Housing Election Forum 22 August 2017 Every Child Counts and the Child Poverty Action Group invite you to attend our Housing Election Forum where, together with other organisations, we will jointly call for urgent action on housing to recognise every child’s […]

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Make eliminating child poverty New Zealand’s #1 priority

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Make eliminating child poverty New Zealand’s #1 priority

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Make eliminating child poverty New Zealand’s #1 priority 22 August 2017 Former Prime Minister Sir John Key, said as he was knighted for service to New Zealand, that the only regret he had from his ten years in office was not eliminating […]

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It’s Money Week, let’s talk about debt for low-income families

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on It’s Money Week, let’s talk about debt for low-income families

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: It’s Money Week, let’s talk about debt for low-income families 18 August 2017 To wrap up Sorted’s Money Week, which had its focus on “What does debt do for you?” CPAG talks to Robert Choy, executive officer at Ngā Tangata Microfinance about […]

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Prevent youth crime by ending poverty

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Prevent youth crime by ending poverty

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Prevent youth crime by ending poverty 14 August 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that the Government must focus its efforts on the causes of youth offending, as a bootcamp programme is an unwelcome and unhelpful ambulance at the bottom of […]

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Box-checking is a game of no responsibility

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Box-checking is a game of no responsibility

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Box-checking is a game of no responsibility A worker at the coalface (who chooses not to be named) tells CPAG about the disparities in social service organisations across the nation, and the problems they may face due to the limitations of criteria […]

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No responsibility

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on No responsibility

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: No responsibility No Responsibility Anonymous blogger at the coal face I am alarmed by what I see on a daily basis:  despite the rhetoric Whanau Ora, families are falling through the cracks and damaged for life. It is dispiriting to work every […]

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Concern new education funding disguises cost-cutting

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Child Poverty Action Group, Children and Wellbeing, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Concern new education funding disguises cost-cutting

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Concern new education funding disguises cost-cutting 02 August 2017 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) advises that scrapping the current decile funding system and replacing it with a targeted approach must come with significant additional funding if it is to reduce the financial stress on struggling […]

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