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Invite: Election 2014 Discussion Series – Housing

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MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group –

Headline: Invite: Election 2014 Discussion Series – Housing

04 August 2014

When: Tuesday 12 August, 5.30-7pm

Where: St Johns in the City, Cnr Willis and Dixon St, Wellington

Light refreshments provided * Koha appreciated

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CPAG Wellington warmly invites you to our latest public discussion, this time on ‘Housing and Child Poverty’ the next release in our election year series on child poverty – Our Children, Our Choice: Priorities for Policy.  Hear from great guest speakers followed by discussion of the topic in small groups and how we can take action to bring about meaningful change for the 285,000 kiwi kids who live in poverty. 

MC:  Ian Harcourt, Comedian & Actor


Guest speaker: Philippa Howden-Chapman        

Professor of public health at the University of Otago, Wellington,  where she teaches public policy. Philippa is director of Housing and Health Research Programme and the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities. She has conducted a number of randomised community housing trials in partnership with local communities, which have had a major influence on housing, health and energy policy. She has a strong interest in reducing inequalities in the determinants of health and has published widely in this area, receiving a number of awards for her work. She is currently the chair of the WHO Housing and Health Guideline Development Group and was a member of the Children’s Commissioner’s Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty.

With comments from: 

  • Steve Flude, Soup Kitchen, Wellington
  • Elinor Chisholm, Healthy Housing, Wellington

Light refreshment provided * Koha appreciated

Download the Event Flyer here and let all your networks know too.

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