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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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