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Poverty link to risk of child abuse cannot be ignored – Child Poverty Action Group

By   /  March 4, 2017  /  CPAG, Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  4 Comments

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) supports and endorses the open letter by the Human Rights Commission calling on the Prime Minister to initiate an independent inquiry into the abuse of people held in State care, in order to “identify the systemic issues that permitted this to occur and the broader impact of these events on our communities.”

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Musicians band together to End Child Poverty

By   /  May 18, 2016  /  CPAG, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  2 Comments

Musicians are banding together to raise funds towards ending child poverty in New Zealand, with a series of collaborative performances in Auckland, the first this year being held on June 11. Following the success of the inaugural event last year, organisers were so astounded by the support from audiences, that they decided to make it […]

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You can help New Zealand children live in better quality rental housing!  – CPAG

By   /  January 19, 2016  /  CPAG, Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on You can help New Zealand children live in better quality rental housing!  – CPAG

CPAG has teamed up with ActionStation, Unicef, NZCCSS and Sustainability Trust to create an easy and simple way for you to make a submission with your views on what the minimum housing standards in rental properties should be. So together, we can make sure children will be protected from harmful, unhealthy housing. Submit on minimum housing standards here. Read […]

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Why are we sending women with children to prison?

By   /  June 6, 2015  /  CPAG, Most Recent Blogs, Raw News  /  1 Comment

CPAG welcomes the latest report from the Families Commission “Improving outcomes for children with a parent in prison”   The costs for children when a parent is incarcerated are very high, with 20,000 children affected.   CPAG commends the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (Families Commission) for highlighting a social problem of immense proportions but […]

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Media Release: Government discriminates against poorest babies

By   /  August 8, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Media Release: Government discriminates against poorest babies

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Headline: Media Release: Government discriminates against poorest babies 08 August 2014 Child Poverty Action Group says excluding around 15,000 newborn babies in beneficiary families from tax-funded support available to all others is discrimination of the worst kind.  Spokesperson Associate Professor Susan St John said, “Dividing babies […]

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Invite: Housing and Child Poverty Launch

By   /  August 6, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Invite: Housing and Child Poverty Launch

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Headline: Invite: Housing and Child Poverty Launch 06 August 2014 CPAG Christchurch warmly invites you to the launch of the latest release in our 2014 policy paper series Our Children, Our Choice: Priorities for Policy  ‘Housing and Child Poverty’ with special supplement on Christchurch  When: Thursday […]

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Invite: Election 2014 Discussion Series – Housing

By   /  August 4, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Invite: Election 2014 Discussion Series – Housing

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 Download the Event Flyer and let all your networks know too. CPAG Wellington […]

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Media Release: New report on GP costs for 6-17 year olds

By   /  July 29, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Media Release: New report on GP costs for 6-17 year olds

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Headline: Media Release: New report on GP costs for 6-17 year olds 24 July 2014 Free doctor’s visits should be extended to all children under 18 as GP charges are a significant barrier for low income families, says Child Poverty Action Group.   CPAG investigated the costs […]

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CPAG Newsletter July 2014

By   /  July 23, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on CPAG Newsletter July 2014

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Headline: CPAG Newsletter July 2014 22 July 2014 New child poverty data nothing to celebrate New data released by the Ministry of Social Development  indicates people living below the poverty line are worse off than before, and that children in beneficiary households are in a desperate position due […]

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Media Release: Parental Tax Credit Discriminatory

By   /  July 14, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Media Release: Parental Tax Credit Discriminatory

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Headline: Media Release: Parental Tax Credit Discriminatory 14 July 2014 Child Poverty Action Group says the government should disentangle support for children from work incentives for parents, and support all low income children equally. Child Poverty Action Group says the government should disentangle support for children […]

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Media Release: 2014 Household Incomes Report from MSD

By   /  July 11, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Media Release: 2014 Household Incomes Report from MSD

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Headline: Media Release: 2014 Household Incomes Report from MSD 10 July 2014 CPAG says high child poverty rates have become normalised and New Zealand’s poorest children should expect a far greater level of ambition for their well-being. “We are living in an era of severely diminished […]

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Invite: AGM & Political Forum

By   /  July 9, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Invite: AGM & Political Forum

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Headline: Invite: AGM & Political Forum CPAG AGM & Election Year Political Forum 08 July 2014 When: Wednesday 30 July Where: St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont St, Ponsonby, Auckland RSVP here! Please join us on Wednesday 30 July for:               CPAG’s Annual General Meeting (6.30pm) AGM Agenda […]

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Media Release: Compulsory schooling policy paper released

By   /  July 3, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Media Release: Compulsory schooling policy paper released

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Headline: Media Release: Compulsory schooling policy paper released 03 July 2014 Compulsory education policy must address children’s disadvantages outside school to improve their life chances, says Child Poverty Action Group in a new policy paper. Education spokesperson Professor John O’Neill said, “As a society, we have […]

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Election 2014 Discussion Series

By   /  June 26, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Headline: Election 2014 Discussion Series Our Children, Our Choice: Priorities for Policy Discussion Series 25 June 2014 Public Discussion #2:  Education and Child Poverty Please join us to mark the launch of our Education and Child Poverty Policy Papers — the next set of releases in […]

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Media Release: Policy paper on early childhood care and education released

By   /  June 19, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Media Release: Policy paper on early childhood care and education released

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Headline: Media Release: Policy paper on early childhood care and education released 19 June 2014 CPAG says it is essential that the push to increase participation in early childhood services is matched by a focus on high quality, culturally responsive services.  In a new policy report […]

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Invite: Election 2014 Discussion Series – Education

By   /  June 17, 2014  /  CPAG, Raw News, Raw News feed  /  Comments Off on Invite: Election 2014 Discussion Series – Education

MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group – Headline: Invite: Election 2014 Discussion Series – Education 16 June 2014 Please join us to mark the launch of our Education and Child Poverty Policy Papers — the next set of releases in our election year series on child poverty – Our Children, Our Choice: Priorities […]

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