Hannah Kerr, Director Child Wellbeing and Poverty Reduction at the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, shared insights on the development and implementation of New Zealand’s Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy (the Strategy) at an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) workshop earlier this month.
Access a webinar about tamariki and rangatahi wellbeing co-hosted by the Child Wellbeing and Poverty Reduction Group at DPMC and the Child Wellbeing Research Institute at the University of Canterbury on Monday, 2 October 2023.
Access a webinar about the Youth Plan refresh, hosted by the Child Wellbeing and Poverty Reduction Group and the Ministry of Youth Development – Te Manatū Whakahiato Taiohi on Monday, 18 September 2023.
A new Child and Youth Engagement Reports collection has been established on our website, pulling together New Zealand-based engagement reports that feature the insights and perspectives of children and young people.
The Child Poverty Budget Report, released today alongside Budget 2023, describes the progress made in reducing child poverty since the targets were set in 2018, and investments through Budget 2023 that will support families and whānau living in poverty with the cost of living.
This e-newsletter includes information about: the release of the Annual Report, an upcoming webinar, the Pacific Child Wellbeing conference, progress update on child wellbeing initiatives and stories from the community
These best practice guidelines reflect what children and young people told us about how we can better support and empower them to have their voice heard. They also incorporate elements of established guidelines and links to more detailed information, including considerations when engaging with specific population groups.
This e-newsletter includes information about: the review of the Strategy; the release of the independent Process Evaluation report; the third Monitoring Report, for 2021; and the Child Poverty Report - Budget 2022.
The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter includes information about two reports released today, including the Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy Annual Report and the Child Poverty Related Indicators Report.
This e-newsletter includes information about the release of the official child poverty rates for the 2020/21 financial year, recent progress updates on the Programme of Action, and community-led initiatives
This e-newsletter includes information about: the opportunity to feedback on the Draft National Physical Activity and Play Plan; the 'Talking about early brain development in Aotearoa New Zealand' report; the new youth-focussed section of the COVID-19 website; recent progress updates on the Programme of Action; and community-led initiatives.
The third annual Child Poverty Report was released today, alongside Budget 2021. It describes what progress has been made in reducing poverty and what the Government is doing through Budget 2021 to reduce child poverty.