Invite: NATIONWIDE POST BUDGET BREAKFAST SERIES
Whangarei * Auckland * Wellington * Christchurch * Dunedin
Friday 22 May
Each year Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) provides child-focused analysis and commentary of the budget. The aim is to provide an accessible and affordable avenue for the community to come together and hear about how the budget affects children and young people, especially our most vulnerable who live in poverty.
Last year most events sold out so please register now to avoid disappointment!
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Auckland -Western Springs Garden Community Hall- 7.15am start
Associate Professor Susan St John: CPAG's Economics spokesperson.
Alan Johnson: CPAG's Housing expert
Dr Hirini Kaa: Executive Director of the child advocacy group Te Kahui Mana Ririki.
Tickets: $20 Waged, $10 Unwaged
Wellington -St John's in the City- 7.15am Start
Dr Brian Easton: Respected New Zealand Economist, widely known for his economic commentary including columns in the Listener.
Deborah Morris-Travers: Former MP and currently UNICEF's NZ National Advocacy Manager. Lead agent for the tick for kids campaign.
Plus guest commentators
Tickets: $20 Waged,$10 Unwaged
Christchurch - Villa Maria College - 7.15am start
Professor Paul Dalziel: Deputy Director, Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, Lincoln University
Associate Professor Kathleen Liberty:
Convenor, Early Intervention, School of Health Sciences, University of Canterbury.
Maria Browne: Plunket Nurse.
Lyndon Rogers:Social Justice Advocate for Anglican Advocacy.
With student speakers Fiona McKay and Claudia McNulty
Tickets:$15 waged, $5 unwaged
Dunedin - Presbyterian Support Otago - 11am start
Professor Mark Henaghan: Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Otago.
With a panel of Community commentators including:
Laura Black: Dunedin Methodist Mission
Nicola Taylor: Anglican Family Care
Gillian Bremner: Presbyterian Support Otago
Lynley Hood: Community member Corstorphine
Pip Laufiso: Kokiri Training Centre
Tickets: $15 Waged, koha on the door for Unwaged
Whangarei - Northland Hockey Assoc Pavillion - 12pm start
*bring your own lunch
Associate Professor Mike O'Brien:
CPAG Social Security Spokesperson, School of Counselling, Human Services & Social Work, University of Auckland.
Followed by workshop:
Has the 2015 budget responded to the Northern
Advocate 'Dear John' Letters?
*Please bring your own lunch Entry: Koha on door
Budget Resources 2015
In addition to these events, CPAG will also release a pre-budget briefing package and a comprehensive review of the budget on May 22.
We look forward to seeing you at one of our events!
As always, thank you for supporting Child Poverty Action Group.
The CPAG Team