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October 28, 2014

International report shows NZ is struggling with child poverty – bold action needed

A report by UNICEF International shows that child poverty rates in New Zealand have scarcely changed since 2008 – this stands in contrast to a number of other countries that managed to significantly reduce child poverty in this time, including

September 2, 2014

International Literacy Day 2014

Literacy is a problem in New Zealand. Did you know one in four New Zealanders struggle with literacy in some way and the average reading achievement score for New Zealand has not changed significantly over the past decade. There are

July 8, 2014

Latest Household Incomes Report reiterates need for urgent action on child poverty

The latest Household Incomes Report paints a bleak picture for Kiwi children. While the report shows a small drop in the number of children living in poverty, the number remains astoundingly high, with 60% of children in poverty living in

June 16, 2014

Every Child Counts joins with groups across the country to make children an election issue

It takes a child to raise a country! Every Child Counts joins with groups across the country to make children an election issue Every Child Counts has joined with groups across the country to support the launch of a nation-wide

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