Child Poverty in New Zealand Seminar (8 May 2013)

Save the Children New Zealand in association with the Waiwhetu Uniting Church

is delighted to present a Seminar on

Child Poverty in New Zealand

Hear leading experts and commentators discuss a significant issue facing New Zealand society today.

7.30 pm, Wednesday, 8 May 2013

at the Waiwhetu Uniting Church, 6 Trafalgar Street (cnr Grenville & Trafalgar Sts) Waiwhetu, Lower Hutt

[Phone 04 569 5338 or 04 569 9635 for further information]


  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Opening remarks by the Chair, Arthur Davis, Immediate Past-President, Save the Children NZ
  3. Deborah Morris-Travers, Manager of EveryChild Counts, an organisation committed to the well-being of children in New Zealand
  4. Jonathan Boston, Co-Chair of the Children’s Commissioner’s Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty in New Zealand, who will outline the Group’s findings and recommendations
  5. A Local Solution? A Community Project at one Lower Hutt School in response to this issue – Julia Milne, and Bunnie Willing, Principal, Epuni School

There will be opportunity for questions and comments after each speaker

Supper, and an opportunity to discuss the issues

A Koha to defray expenses, and donations for work in New Zealand supported by Save the Children, would be appreciated

PDF version of this flyer and programme: Child Poverty Event Programme May2013