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Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is an independent charity whose goal is to end child poverty in New Zealand. Together, our network of experts and allies research the causes and consequences of child poverty, and advocate for better policies that will improve children’s lives. We aim to inform and educate the public,...

In the year ended June 2018, 13 percent of children lived in a household experiencing material hardship. Material deprivation measures of child poverty use surveys to determine the proportion of children who live in households that cannot afford specific consumption items that most people regard as...

  The growth in child poverty has been halted and relevant indicators are dropping, says the Children’s Commissioner on release of the latest Child Poverty Monitor data. However, sustained progress is needed so that all children have the same opportunities to flourish and thrive   “Following an increase...