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Government tax credits do not solve child poverty

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 2:37 pm | Every Child Counts

Despite government initiatives like Working for Families around 150,000 New Zealand children still suffer severe and significant hardship, University of Auckland’s Doctor Susan St John told Every Child Counts* annual conference in Wellington today. More >>

Maori leader challenges John Key at conference

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 2:27 pm | Every Child Counts

Speech to John Key from Dr Hone Kaa Every Child Counts Conference 11am, 11 September 2008 More >>

Government tax credits do not solve child poverty

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 2:24 pm | Every Child Counts

Despite government initiatives like Working for Families around 150,000 New Zealand children still suffer severe and significant hardship, University of Auckland’s Doctor Susan St John told Every Child Counts* annual conference in Wellington today. More >>

Children of prisoners seriously at risk

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 2:21 pm | Every Child Counts

The children of prisoners are at risk, local expert Karen Currie told the Every Child Counts* Conference in Wellington today. Karen is Programme Manager for Pillars, a Christchurch organisation that provides support for prisoners and their families. More >>

Children of prisoners seriously at risk

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 1:54 pm | Every Child Counts

The children of prisoners are at risk, local expert Karen Currie told the Every Child Counts* Conference in Wellington today. Karen is Programme Manager for Pillars, a Christchurch organisation that provides support for prisoners and their families. More >>

Cross-parliamentary work the way forward

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 11:56 am | Every Child Counts

Cross-parliamentary initiatives provide powerful advocacy for children, Baroness Doreen Massey told the Every Child Counts* annual conference in Wellington today. More >>

Maori leader challenges John Key at conference

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 11:22 am | Every Child Counts

Thank you to John Key. We are so glad that you have taken the time to be with us today John, so kia ora to you for making the effort and sharing your thoughts about New Zealand children. Staring down the barrel at the election as well as thanking ... More >>

Maori must become super-heroes for their mokopuna

Wednesday, 10 September 2008, 3:32 pm | Every Child Counts

Maori must learn how to become super-heroes for their mokopuna, a Maori expert told the Every Child Counts Conference in Wellington today. More >>

Every Child Counts individual award winner.

Wednesday, 10 September 2008, 2:20 pm | Every Child Counts

“We are thrilled to honour Trish who has taken parenting education to West Coast families in innovative ways,” Every Child Counts spokesperson Barbara Lambourne said today. More >>

Advocates call for Minister for children

Wednesday, 10 September 2008, 1:42 pm | Every Child Counts

Every Child Counts* has called for the appointment of a Minister for Children, saying it is time for children’s interests to be at the centre of government decision-making. The initiative is contained in the new 2008 Every Child Counts policy overview, which ... More >>

Working for Families reduces child poverty

Friday, 4 July 2008, 11:31 am | Every Child Counts

Figures released today show Working for Families has brought a necessary reduction in child poverty and improved circumstances for a substantial number of New Zealand children. However, the figures highlight the plight of those in homes where no adult ... More >>

Recognising champions for children - Annual Awards

Monday, 16 June 2008, 10:30 am | Every Child Counts

With less than a month to go until nominations close, the Every Child Counts coalition is reminding members of the public to bring the nation's attention to the people, groups or institutions working to make a positive difference for our children. More >>

Recognising champions for children

Tuesday, 20 May 2008, 5:02 pm | Every Child Counts

He Mana tō ia Tamaiti/ Every Child Counts Media statement 20 May 2008 Recognising champions for children More >>

Baby blip also brings father blip

Thursday, 15 May 2008, 2:04 pm | Every Child Counts

“With births reaching their highest numbers since 1972, the baby blip also brings a father blip  With more new babies there are more new Dads and this means more men juggling the responsibilities and challenges of being a father,” said Murray ... More >>

Government House on Children’s Day

Monday, 3 March 2008, 9:42 am | Every Child Counts

Dance with the stars, learn to juggle, or get down to hip hop at Government House on Children’s Day More >>

Every Child Counts celebration of children

Monday, 3 March 2008, 9:40 am | Every Child Counts

Your Excellencies the Governor General, Anand Satyanand, and Susan Satyanand, Children’s Commissioner Cindy Kiro, parents, and most importantly … the children who are here today. More >>

Free Children's Day celebrations at Govt House

Tuesday, 26 February 2008, 1:18 pm | Every Child Counts

Children can learn how to hip hop with Emerge, dance the light fandango with Monty Betham and Nerida Jantti from ‘Dancing with the Stars’, play rugby league with the North City Vikings, juggle with Renegade and much more at a free Children’s ... More >>

Let children be the focus

Wednesday, 19 December 2007, 9:55 am | Every Child Counts

As the nation heads into Christmas, and political parties prepare for election year, Every Child Counts is urging all New Zealanders to let children be the focus. More >>

Family First tries to hoodwink NZ public

Wednesday, 5 December 2007, 1:22 pm | Every Child Counts

“It is a pity that Bob McCroskrie, National Director of Family First attempts to mislead New Zealanders with the spurious US research he quoted yesterday regarding the use of physical punishment of children,” said Ian Hassall of Every Child Counts. More >>

Sustainability website a welcome initiative

Tuesday, 4 December 2007, 4:06 pm | Every Child Counts

Every Child Counts has welcomed the launch today of a Government sustainability website but questions whether children’s needs are a high enough priority in discussions about sustainability. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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