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Making Every Child Count - Getting Together

Making Every Child Count - Getting Together for All Children

The place of children in New Zealand’s future and priority issues such as child abuse and poverty, come under the spotlight at a one-day conference in Wellington on Wednesday, 26 July.

The conference, Making Every Child Count - Getting Together for All Children, will feature prominent keynote speakers, including Phil O’Reilly (Business New Zealand); Dr Cindy Kiro (Children’s Commissioner); Dr Simon Rowley (Brainwave Trust); and Dr Innes Asher (Child Poverty Action Group). Conference schedule attached.

Organised by He Mana to ia Tamaiti/ Every Child Counts, this event will provide an opportunity to take stock of the current status of New Zealand children and identify what is needed to ensure all children get a good start. It is expected that about 100 delegates from around the country will attend.

News media are invited to attend all or part of the day:

9.30am - 4.30pm, Wednesday 26 July

St John’s Church Conference CentreCnr of Dixon and Willis Streets,
Wellington

Note: Every Child Counts is a coalition including Barnardos, Plunket, Save the Children, Unicef NZ and AUT’s Institute of Public Policy, supported by more than 350 other organisations and thousands of individual supporters.

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