• Issue date: 
    Wed 30 Jun 2021

    Second set of three-year child poverty targets announced

    News and Updates

    The Government has today confirmed the second set of official targets to break the cycle of child poverty.

  • Issue date: 
    Wed 30 Jun 2021

    E-newsletter update - June 2021

    News and Updates

    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today. It includes information about:

  • Issue date: 
    Thu 20 May 2021

    Child Poverty Report – Budget 2021

    News and Updates

    The third annual Child Poverty Report was released today, alongside Budget 2021.  It describes what progress has been made in reducing poverty and what the Government is doing through Budget 2021 to reduce child poverty.

  • Issue date: 
    Thu 13 May 2021

    E-newsletter update - May 2021

    News and Updates

    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today. It includes information about:

  • Issue date: 
    Thu 25 Feb 2021

    E-newsletter update - February 2021

    News and Updates
    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.
  • Issue date: 
    Thu 17 Dec 2020

    E-newsletter update - December 2020

    News and Updates
    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.
  • Issue date: 
    Thu 10 Sep 2020

    Monitoring Report highlights progress on the Strategy's implementation

    News and Updates

    The first update on progress in implementing the Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy and its accompanying actions was released today.

  • Issue date: 
    Thu 10 Sep 2020

    E-newsletter update - September 2020

    News and Updates

    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.

  • Issue date: 
    Wed 5 Aug 2020

    E-newsletter update - August 2020

    News and Updates
    Today's Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter includes updates on the child poverty and wellbeing indicators and the launch of the Youth Plan, along with a collection of inspiring community-led initiatives and activities.
  • Issue date: 
    Mon 6 Jul 2020

    Child Poverty Related Indicators Report released

    News and Updates
    The Government has released the first report on the Child Poverty Related Indicators (CPRIs). These are measures related to the broader causes and consequences of child poverty.
  • Issue date: 
    Fri 5 Jun 2020

    E-newsletter update - June 2020

    News and Updates

    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.

  • Issue date: 
    Thu 4 Jun 2020

    COVID-19 response and Budget 2020 reflect ongoing commitment to child and youth wellbeing

    News and Updates
    The Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy framework remains a critical lens for the Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We've pulled together an overview of recent investments that support child wellbeing and poverty reduction, including immediate actions taken to respond to COVID-19, as well as Budget 2020 initiatives, and those included in the dedicated COVID Relief and Recovery Fund (CRRF).
  • Issue date: 
    Thu 21 May 2020

    Local Government webinar

    News and Updates

    We recently joined SOLGM and Local Government NZ in a webinar about the ways local government can support child and youth wellbeing as a sector.

  • Issue date: 
    Thu 14 May 2020

    Child Poverty Report - Budget 2020

    News and Updates

    The annual Child Poverty Report was released today, alongside Budget 2020.  It provides the first indication of progress on the measured rates of child povert

  • Issue date: 
    Thu 27 Feb 2020

    E-newsletter update - February 2020

    News and Updates

    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.

  • Issue date: 
    Thu 12 Dec 2019

    E-newsletter update - December 2019

    News and Updates

    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.

  • Issue date: 
    Wed 20 Nov 2019

    World Children's Day - Making progress for our kids

    News and Updates

  • Issue date: 
    Thu 7 Nov 2019

    E-newsletter update - November 2019

    News and Updates

    The latest Child and Youth Wellbeing e-newsletter was sent out today.

  • Issue date: 
    Wed 25 Sep 2019

    Toolkit equips school leavers for the world

    News and Updates

    The School Leavers’ Toolkit, launched today, will help school leavers gain the core skills and knowledge they need as they embark on their post-school lives. 

  • Issue date: 
    Tue 3 Sep 2019

    Wellbeing in education resources

    News and Updates

    The education sector and the Ministry of Education have an important role in promoting, supporting and improving the wellbeing of children and young people.

  • Issue date: 
    Thu 29 Aug 2019

    The Strategy and our website are live!

    News and Updates
    On this website you can learn about the Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy and get introduced to the aspirations, outcomes, and actions that the Strategy sets out.
  • Issue date: 
    Thu 29 Aug 2019

    Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy launched

    News and Updates

    The Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy was launched on 29 August 2019, at Kaitao school in Rotorua. The Strategy sets out a shared understanding of what’s important for child and youth wellbeing, what government is doing, and how others can help.