Posts Tagged ‘putting children first’

For the Children

Written By: - Date published: 9:01 am, August 17th, 2011 - 19 comments

Our children’s life outcomes are amongst the worst in the OECD according to a new report. Our under-6s desperately need care and investment. Labour (and the Greens) are focussing on the kids this election. But why are National so anti?

NZMA position on health inequity

Written By: - Date published: 2:54 pm, May 3rd, 2011 - 17 comments

NZ’s doctor’s organisation is prescribing a healthier society: putting kids first, reduced income inequality (higher minimum income), investment in skills and education, and equity, not equality in our social services – helping most those with the greatest need. Take note Don, John.

Children First

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, March 18th, 2011 - 57 comments

I was going to have my first post on the economy, but that will have to wait until the weekend as I’m all inspired after hearing Judy Bailey give a Brainwave Trust presentation this week.  The incredible importance of providing the best possible start to our children in those very early years was good to have reinforced…

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