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Smoking and Budget 2016

By   /  July 3, 2016  /  Marama Fox, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  19 Comments

Budget 2016 saw the Māori Party score another set of annual excise tax hikes, seeing efforts to further decrease the number of smokers continue to 2020, and the cost of smoking to rise by up to $30 in the same period.

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Can CYFs save children?

By   /  April 26, 2016  /  Marama Fox, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  13 Comments

I have contemplated the place of children in our lives for more than 30 years. How do we assist children to realise their aspirations? What models of teaching opens their minds to the infinite possibilities for their future? What are the values that we need to exhibit to ensure young people are able to build that future on a strong foundation?

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