Tag Archives: Children

UN ‘deeply concerned’ about child poverty in NZ

Sat, Oct 8 Source: 1 NEWS The United Nations says it is “deeply concerned” with New Zealand’s enduring high prevalence of child poverty and a systemic approach is needed to resolve it. In a Committee on the Rights of the … Continue reading

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We support the “ONE IN 4”

I support the one in four: A campaign to raise empathy for sexual abuse survivors living in our community By Ciaran Torrington, Vice President Kaitaia BPW, NZ I come from a town in the Far North of New Zealand Aotearoa … Continue reading

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3m women, babies could be saved each year – researchers

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 About 8,000 newborn babies die and another 7,000 are stillborn every day. Photo / Thinkstock The lives of three million women and babies can be saved every year by 2025 for an annual investment of about … Continue reading

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Meet BPW Kaitaia’s newest Young BPW member Naomi Waldron

Few people can say they have their dream job in a setting they regard as paradise, but midwife graduate Naomi Waldron can, and does.  Naomi is loving her new life in the Far North. Naomi (Ngati Tuwharetoa), born in the … Continue reading

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Vulnerable children ‘barometer’

How we care for our children is a barometer of our families and our society, Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae says in his New Year message. He said in a year that marks the 20th anniversary of the United Nations international … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Children and Families Be Disadvantaged

Please kindly send the signed petition sheets  PETITION_AGAINST_THE_ANNOUNCED_CHANGES_TO_THE_FAMILY_COURT_SYSTEM  and   Stop Harmful Changes to the Family Court to our office so that we receive them by Friday 8 February 2013. Our mailing address is Robyn Mathews, P O Box 664, Whangarei … Continue reading

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