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One Day to Go! Kids Child Poverty March in Auckland

Only one day to go!!
TAKE STEPS AGAINST CHILD POVERTY WITH US

Britomart to Aotea Square, Auckland

This Saturday - 6 Sept, 11am

Music * Face Painters * Interactive Art * Stilt Walkers *

Bubble Blowing * Balloons * Food * Great Speakers

Only one more sleep until we march up Queen St! More than 800 people have signed up to 'take steps against child poverty' on our Facebook page and loads more have emailed us they're coming too. We're expecting a fantastic crowd!

This is going to be a super kid-friendly event so please bring the whole family and let's show New Zealand we want a fair deal for all our beautiful children. We've got lots of balloons, flags, face painters, bubble blowing, stilt walkers, music, interactive art and heaps more! There's even some free food. Word is the sun is going to shine too!

Lucy Lawless, Bryan Bruce and Diane Robertson (CEO of the Auckland City Mission) are speaking as well representatives from most of the political parties. (Come on Act and Conservatives, we'd love to have you here too!)

Join us in 'taking steps against child poverty' from Britomart to Aotea Square to call for real action on child poverty in our country.

For more details visit our website, join the event on Facebook or download the flyer.

Please let all your friends, family and networks know too - every person - no matter how small - counts!

We look forward to seeing you there,

The CPAG Team

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi ēngari he toa takimano e
My strength is not mine alone, but that of many

ENDS

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