Every Child Counts

http://www.everychildcounts.org.nz/about/ Every Child Counts was established in 2004 and driven by the core agencies of Barnardos, Plunket, UNICEF, Save the Children, and the Institute of Public Policy at AUT. Mana Ririki has now replaced the Institute of Public Policy on our Steering Group. Our vision is: A nation that values children and ensures that every…

@WaikatoDHB Waikato District Health Board – Warm our Whare Program

http://www.waikatodhb.health.nz/about-us/news-and-events/news/healthier-homes-project-expands-into-other-parts-of-the-house/ He said the impact of child poverty costs the country around $8.8 billion per year. “Health-related costs absorb between $3 – $4.5 billion of that cost. Some of these costs could potentially be reduced with adequate housing. “Data shows that Maori, Pacific, and lower socio-economic groups are less likely to own their own homes….