Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was joined by Minister of Finance Grant Robertson for
the last post-cabinet press conference before Thursday's budget. The Government will
also announce its delayed response to the mental health inquiry this week. Prime ...
As schoolkids around the world commit today to another round of protest action against
climate change, the re-election of (a) the Morrison government in Australia and (b)
the Modi government in India have been a kick in the teeth for future generations. ...
The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Police officer should
not have tried to stop or pursue a car thought to contain young people in Palmerston
North on 28 May 2018. The pursuit ended when the fleeing car crashed into a ditch. ...
Child Poverty Action Group is pleased to see the Government set ambitious 10-year
targets for child poverty reduction , but we are disappointed not to see a target
set for improving thousands of young lives where the worst of poverty is found.
The PSA welcomes yesterday’s pre-budget announcement of over $150 million for a
new Transition Support Service for young people leaving state care, and hopes further
details will address social service workforce requirements.
In March 2018, Oranga Tamariki’s National Youth Justice Management team proposed
that the Office of the Children’s Commissioner conduct a thematic monitoring review
focused on the quality of Oranga Tamariki’s practice with young people appearing ...
The New Zealand Maori Council has called on the Government to step in and ensure
the recommendations made by the Children’s Commissioner in respect of youth detention
facilities be implemented without delay. The Report released to the previous Government ...
Generation Zero and School Strike 4 Climate are launching their Elbow Your Elders
campaign today to coincide with the strikes happening around the country. Both groups
recognise the need for the Zero Carbon Act to be more ambitious and strong enough ...