News archive

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    E-newsletter update - December 2022

    News and Updates

    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter includes information about:

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    Upcoming webinar: Strengths-based reporting and measurement

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    Join us on 16 December for a webinar focused on why strengths-based measurement and reporting matters and how we can do it more effectively.
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    E-newsletter update - Strategy Review

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    This e-newsletter includes: the Strategy review findings and recommendations; summary engagement reports; progress updates; and community stories
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    E-newsletter update - June 2022

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    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter includes information about:

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    Child Poverty Report – Budget 2022

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    The fourth annual Child Poverty Report was released on 19 May, alongside Budget 2022.
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    E-newsletter update - April 2022

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    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter includes information about two reports released today, including:

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    E-newsletter update - February 2022

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    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today. It includes information about:

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    E-newsletter update - October 2021

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    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today. It includes information about:

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    Have your say on a National Physical Activity and Play Plan for Aotearoa

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    Physical activity and play is fundamental to a healthy society and the wellbeing of New Zealanders.

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    E-newsletter update - June 2021

    News and Updates

    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today. It includes information about:

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    Second set of three-year child poverty targets announced

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    The Government has today confirmed the second set of official targets to break the cycle of child poverty.

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    E-newsletter update - May 2021

    News and Updates

    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today. It includes information about:

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    Child Poverty Report – Budget 2021

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    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.

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    E-newsletter update - February 2021

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    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.
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    E-newsletter update - September 2020

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    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.

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    E-newsletter update - December 2020

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    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.
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    Monitoring Report highlights progress on the Strategy's implementation

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    The first update on progress in implementing the Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy and its accompanying actions was released today.

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    E-newsletter update - August 2020

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    Today's Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter includes updates on the child poverty and wellbeing indicators and the launch of the Youth Plan, along with a collection of inspiring community-led initiatives and activities.
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    Child Poverty Related Indicators Report released

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    The Government has released the first report on the Child Poverty Related Indicators (CPRIs). These are measures related to the broader causes and consequences of child poverty.
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    Local Government webinar

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    We recently joined SOLGM and Local Government NZ in a webinar about the ways local government can support child and youth wellbeing as a sector.

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    Child Poverty Report - Budget 2020

    News and Updates

    The annual Child Poverty Report was released today, alongside Budget 2020.  It provides the first indication of progress on the measured rates

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    E-newsletter update - February 2020

    News and Updates

    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.

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    E-newsletter update - June 2020

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    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.

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    COVID-19 response and Budget 2020 reflect ongoing commitment to child and youth wellbeing

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    The Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy framework remains a critical lens for the Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We've pulled together an overview of recent investments that support child wellbeing and poverty reduction, including immediate actions taken to respond to COVID-19, as well as Budget 2020 initiatives, and those included in the dedicated COVID Relief and Recovery Fund (CRRF).
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    The Strategy and our website are live!

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    On this website you can learn about the Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy and get introduced to the aspirations, outcomes, and actions that the Strategy sets out.
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    E-newsletter update - December 2019

    News and Updates

    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.

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    World Children's Day - Making progress for our kids

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    Today, World Children’s Day, is also the 30th anniversary of the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history – the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCROC). 

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    E-newsletter update - November 2019

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    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.

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    Toolkit equips school leavers for the world

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    The School Leavers’ Toolkit, launched today, will help school leavers gain the core skills and knowledge they need as they embark on their post-school lives. 

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    Wellbeing in education resources

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    The education sector and the Ministry of Education have an important role in promoting, supporting and improving the wellbeing of children and young people.

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    Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy launched

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    The Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy was launched on 29 August 2019, at Kaitao school in Rotorua. The Strategy sets out a shared understanding of what’s important for child and youth wellbeing, what government is doing, and how others can help.