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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

 Guest Speakers

Associate Professor Susan St John: CPAG's Economics spokesperson. 

Alan Johnson: CPAG's Housing expert

Comments from:  

Dr Hirini Kaa: Executive Director of the child advocacy group Te Kahui Mana Ririki.

Tickets: $20 Waged, $10 Unwaged     

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Wellington -St John's in the City- 7.15am Start

Guest Speakers

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

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Christchurch - Villa Maria College - 7.15am start

Guest Speakers

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 

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Dunedin - Presbyterian Support Otago - 11am start

Guest Speakers

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 

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Whangarei - Northland Hockey Assoc Pavillion - 12pm start 

*bring your own lunch

Guest Speaker

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                   

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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.

 

Nga mihi,

The CPAG Team