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  •   Home > News > Politics

    The Prime Minister's accepting the latest Child Poverty Monitor as challenge

    The Prime Minister's accepting the latest Child Poverty Monitor as challenge


    It reports 150-thousand children are suffering hardship - and calls for a child poverty emergency to be declared.

    Government's being urged to address the housing crisis and income inadequacy, before the problem worsens.

    Jacinda Ardern has thanked advocates of child wellbeing.

    She says it continues to create room for politicians to move into that space.

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