News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search

 


Go Kids!


Go Kids!

“The Littlies Lobby looks like a winner.” says Sue Fitzmaurice, Chief Executive of Parents Centre New Zealand.

“It’s just great to see a fun, positive initiative around children, especially at this time of year. Sometimes we can get so caught up in arrangements for Christmas that we almost forget about those who get the most out of it – our children.

The message that children are to be cherished, valued and given the best chance to flourish is one that everyone can subscribe to.”

“Parents Centre is proud to be part of the Littlies Lobby, and will push that message at every opportunity. Particularly the message that kids come first is core to Parents Centre. We ask everyone to focus on kids this summer – help parents make sure they are happy and safe and getting the most out of the festive season.”

Parent Centre congratulates both Plunket and the Commissioner for Children for all the work they have put in to establish the Littlies Lobby and looks forward to being part of this movement to give our kids the best childhood possible.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi: "fa’afetai Tusiata, fa’afetai, / you’ve swerved & served us a masterclass corpus / through graft / of tears & fears..." More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>

ALSO:

New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Health
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news