In this working paper Susan St John and Keith Rankin update the substantial changes to welfare policy from 1999 to 2009 and find the core New Zealand Welfare Policy serves New Zealand poorly in the 21st century.
Janfrie Wakim and Donna Wynd ask questions about how research funds are allocated
Dr Vicky Carpenter looks at the educational outcomes for those in poverty and examines professional development for teachers in low decile schools
Donna Wynd considers the case for a breakfast programme in decile one and two New Zealand schools.
Martin Thrupp calls for caution in the consultation process for National Standards
This primer is intended to illustrate the likely economic climate within which Child Poverty Action Group (Inc) and other NGOs will work over the next twelve months.