In today's email we looked at the latest stats on migration and business confidence, and asked whether 16 year olds should be able to vote.
Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft has continued his push for greater involvement and consideration of children in the political process, saying a quarter of the New Zealand population are being shut out of debate.
The 2017 Child Poverty Monitor shows a slight reduction in the number of children living in New Zealand’s poorest households, but Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft says much more needs to be done, Teuila Fuatai reports.
Footage of children being removed from their homes by police have shocked the country. Here what the politicians and the Children’s Commissioner have to say.
John Key, who said soon after his re-election in 2014 that this term would be focused on reducing child poverty, came under pressure yesterday to accept the call from new Children's Commissioner and former Principal Youth Court Judge Andrew Becroft to target a reduction in a specific child poverty measure.