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Make Your Vote A Tick 4 Kids: Care And Protection Scorecard Launched

Wednesday, 20 September 2023, 9:27 am | Tick for Kids

Family for Every Child, VOYCE - Whakarongo Mai and Grandparents Raising Grandchildren came together as part of the Tick 4 Kids movement to put urgent asks to political parties on what needs to happen to improve Aotearoa’s care and protection system. ... More >>

Voters Should Know Which Parties Prioritise Young People’s Mental Health

Monday, 28 September 2020, 5:26 am | Tick for Kids

Following a year of global pandemic outbreak, with DHBs across our country facing blow-out deficits, and young people reporting increasing levels of depression and anxiety, there is perhaps nothing more important for voters to scrutinise the Parties ... More >>

How The Parties Score On Policies For Children And Young People

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 5:36 pm | Tick for Kids

Tick for Kids has released a series of political scorecards focused on social policies to help voters make their decision on who they will vote for in the coming election. Tick for Kids asked New Zealand’s main political parties whether they support action ... More >>

Tick for Kids Wellington Mayoral Forum:

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 9:54 am | Tick for Kids

Tick for Kids* is hosting a Wellington Mayoral Candidates Forum to grill candidates on what they will do to improve child wellbeing in Wellington. More >>

2016 Budget a missed opportunity

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 5:05 pm | Tick for Kids

The Tick for Kids* coalition is disappointed that the Budget delivered today will do little to address the crisis of child poverty and hardship. More >>

Tick for Kids calling for action on child poverty

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 3:32 pm | Tick for Kids

Right now many thousands of Kiwi kids are missing out on what they need to thrive. The latest Child Poverty Monitor statistics show 148,000 Kiwi kids are missing out on what they need to grow up healthy. More >>

Coalition for kids urges bold action on child poverty

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 3:41 pm | Tick for Kids

The Tick for Kids* coalition is welcoming early indications from the Prime Minister that the Government will take continued action on child poverty as it begins its next three year term. Tick for Kids partners will work with the new Government to ... More >>

Political heavyweights step up for kids

Friday, 1 August 2014, 12:23 pm | Tick for Kids

Key political figures will debate the rights and interests of children at a forum to be held at Ponsonby Primary in Auckland next week. The event promises to be a lively one with Education Minister Hekia Parata facing off against a full complement ... More >>

Kids more likely to be in poverty than any other group in NZ

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 11:05 am | Tick for Kids

More than 30 organisations supporting the Tick for Kids campaign leading up to the General Election on 20 September are disappointed to see the latest Household Incomes Report and Economic Survey showing there are still far too many children living in ... More >>

Launch of new Tick for Kids campaign - Tuesday 17 June

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 11:56 am | Tick for Kids

Child advocacy groups say that every year 60 babies under the age of one die from conditions linked to socio-economic status - a shocking indictment of our society’s failure to address inequality and child poverty. More >>




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