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An ageing society which doesn't care for its young has a death wish…—Professor Dame Anne Salmond

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Join our Rally to end child poverty on Wednesday 12th December at Parliament

Youth members of the Child Poverty Action Group and Every Child Counts are holding a rally at parliament at 1pm on Wednesday to support the Expert Advisory Group solutions to child poverty, presented to the government and going public tomorrow.

Date: 31 May 2012

1000 days to get it right for every child: Second Te Papa Event, ‘The business of nurturing children’

Te Papa Invite What Role can the Business Community Play in Ensuring Children can Participate in the Economy? The second in the Every Child Counts and BusinessNZ discussion series.  Join us at Te Papa 7pm – 8.30pm for the opportunity to

Date: 10 May 2012

Invitation to the Every Child Counts-Business NZ discussion series at Te Papa

Te Papa Invite May Every Child Counts and Business NZ are hosting two special events at Te Papa to explore the issues for children and why the business sector should care about them. The first discussion was at 7pm on Thursday

Date: 7 November 2011

1000 days to get it right for evry child: Political candidates urged to sign up to pledge for children

Every Child Counts launched its political pledge for children in Wellington today, with all the Labour Party caucus, Green Party caucus and candidates and Rāhui Kātene from the Māori party confirming their support for the pledge. We will be approaching

Date: 9 September 2011

ECC Wellington Forum 8 Sept Presentations

On Thursday 8th September in Wellington, economist David Grimmond presented his report to over 50 individuals from different community groups. His report commissioned by Every Child Counts is 1000 days to get it right for every child – The effectiveness of

Date: 10 February 2011

Location: Parliament Buildings

ECC awards presentation

Karen Lane, K.E.E.A & Mereana Tautu-Buchanan, Youth Team Trust The short presentation ceremony today at parliament was a great affirmation of commitment to the lives of children.  Hon. Paula Bennett, Minister of Social Development was in fine form when presenting

Date: 10 February 2011

Location: Parliament Buildings

Outstanding work for children celebrated by Every Child Counts Awards

The Minister for Social Development, Hon Paula Bennett, today presented the annual Every Child Counts* Awards at a special ceremony in Parliament.  The annual awards celebrate the individuals and organisations working to improve the status and wellbeing of New Zealand

Date: 3rd March 2011

Location: Parliament Grounds, Molesworth Street, Wellington

ECC Children’s Day 2011 celebration

Every Child Counts is holding an early Children’s Day picnic celebration on the grounds of Parliament on Thursday 3 March from 11-2pm. The theme for Children’s Day 2011 is ‘Love and Affection.’   This event is not to be missed! 

Date: 8 November 2010

Location: Gisborne

Gisborne meeting a great success

Every Child Counts ran a great workshop on the Child-Friendly City on the 8th  November in Gisborne.  The workshop’s 33 participants, from 19 different organisations, showed great child-focused can-do attitudes in undertaking a child-focused ‘audit’ of Gisbourne and working out

Date: 6 September

Location: Kapiti Coast

Kapiti Coast meeting

Every Child Counts is coming to the Kapiti Coast on 6 September. Further details to be announced.

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