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Ardern’s ‘wellbeing’ budget spreads good vibes in New Zealand

Ardern announced increased spending on mental health, indigenous welfare and child poverty in a budget she described as a world-first attempt to …

by · Thursday, 30 May 2019 · New Zealand, Thailand

New Zealand’s 1st ‘well-being budget’ targets mental health

Robertson said at least 180,000 children were living in poverty and the government had set an ambitious 10-year target to cut that number in half.

by · Thursday, 30 May 2019 · New Zealand, Philippines

NZ charity efforts in Cambodia captured on film

… more than a decade of progress by New Zealand charity Cambodia Charitable Trust in breaking the cycle of poverty in Cambodia through education …

by · Tuesday, 28 May 2019 · Cambodia, New Zealand

What Māori can teach us about early childhood development

E kore au e ngaro, he kākano i ruia mai i Rangiātea. — Māori proverb, meaning: I will never be lost, for I am a seed sown in Rangiātea Rangiātea is the origin of Māori migration, representing the wider world, and marking the start and the end of the jo…

by · Wednesday, 28 November 2018 · New Zealand

What it’s like to be a Māori child

As New Zealanders, we feel we are a privileged nation with accessible, clean water and great health care. We are not under a massive threat of genocide or human trafficking. To many other countries we are a great place to be a child. But we can be bett…

by · Tuesday, 20 November 2018 · New Zealand

The Prime Minister’s leave: A new approach to parenting

A little over 40 years ago, my father walked into the classroom where he taught and wrote on the blackboard. He turned to his six and seven year old pupils and triumphantly announced “A great New Zealander was born today!” The children looked at the bo…

by · Thursday, 18 October 2018 · New Zealand

The Prime Minister’s leave: A new approach to parenting

A little over 40 years ago, my father walked into the classroom where he taught and wrote on the blackboard. He turned to his six and seven year old pupils and triumphantly announced “A great New Zealander was born today!” The children looked at the bo…

by · Thursday, 18 October 2018 · New Zealand

The Prime Minister’s leave: A new approach to parenting

A little over 40 years ago, my father walked into the classroom where he taught and wrote on the blackboard. He turned to his six and seven year old pupils and triumphantly announced “A great New Zealander was born today!” The children looked at the bo…

by · Thursday, 18 October 2018 · New Zealand
Safeguarding Indonesia’s development from increasing disaster risks

Safeguarding Indonesia’s development from increasing disaster risks

 

New settlements in Sleman district post-eruption of Mt. Merapi.

Imagine that you live near one of 127 active volcanoes in Indonesia, threatened by the next eruption that could endanger your family. Imagine that your house stands in one o…

by · Tuesday, 28 August 2018 · India, Indonesia, New Zealand
Safeguarding Indonesia’s development from increasing disaster risks

Safeguarding Indonesia’s development from increasing disaster risks

 

New settlements in Sleman district post-eruption of Mt. Merapi.

Imagine that you live near one of 127 active volcanoes in Indonesia, threatened by the next eruption that could endanger your family. Imagine that your house stands in one o…

by · Tuesday, 28 August 2018 · India, Indonesia, New Zealand