Budget 2013: CPAG Analysis & Commentary
Each year, CPAG provides an alternative, child focused analysis of the budget.
In 2013, we are pleased to provide the public with a variety of resources - including a 10 page budget analysis and presentations from our nationwide Post-budget breakfasts.
We were also featured on Campbell Live the day the budget was released:
CPAG on Campbell Live, watch what our five spokespeople from Education, Health, Housing, Economics and Social Security have to say about the 2013 Budget.
Post-Budget Breakfast Presentations & Speeches
Is that all there is? Assoc Prof Susan St John, CPAG Economics Spokesperson (ppt slides).
Budget 2013: an overview of major spending areas, Alan Johnson, CPAG Co-Convenor (ppt slides).
Pass-Fail Economy: Education, Prof John O'Neil, Auckland Guest Speaker (ppt slides).
The Budget 2013: Education Vote, Prof John O'Neill (Education), Auckland Guest Speaker (full speech).
The 2013 Budget: Analysis & Commentary from Prof Paul Dalziel (Economics), Wellington Guest Speaker (full speech).
A Child Friendly Economy, Dr Bronwyn Hayward, CPAG Christchurch Convenor (ppt slides).
The Budget and Pasifica Peoples, Danielle O'Halloran, PACIFICA, Christchurch Guest Speaker (full speech).
CPAG media coverage, including: pre budget media releases and coverage, media interviews and media coverage of our nationwide Post-budget breakfasts.
CPAG is looking to the Government for a strong indication that it now appreciates the scale and tragedy of child poverty in New Zealand.There are four key areas for children: income, health, housing, and education.
Watch what our five spokespeople from Education, Health, Housing, Economics and Social Security have to say about the 2013 Budget.
TV3 political reporter, Tova O'Brien interviews CPAG convenor Mike O'Brien and others about the 2013 budget.
Kathryn Ryan talks to guest speakers at CPAG Christchurch's Post Budget Breakfast getting their take on the budget 2013.
The Government's "Budget boost" to support low income families will have little effect on improving Northland's appalling child poverty rates, a Whangarei Child Poverty Action Group spokeswoman says.