Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) has released 2 new reports Too soon for the tooth fairy: the implications of child poverty for oral health, which summarises current knowledge about the prevalence of poor oral health among children in Aotearoa-New Zealand and Will children get the help they need: An analysis of effectiveness of policies for children in the worst poverty in 2018, which compares the increases in the families package to what the worst-off families will actually need.
Oxfam is an international development NGO with a goal of Working together to end poverty and injustice and a vision of a world without poverty where people are valued and treated equally, on a planet that has the natural resources to sustain them. Although their main focus is international they also apply their advocacy to issues in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Contact: Paula Feehan
Email: [email protected]
The Diocese plans to be involved through their advocacy arm. They are very active in promoting social justice throughout the region as shown by their mission statement: We are family; we are disciples; we care for the last, the lost and the least.
Contact: Kate Day – Email: [email protected]
We are a volunteer network focused on the public sphere. There are three legs to our work – a strong public sector, genuine democracy and engagement, and community wealth.
Contact: Jan Rivers / www.publicgood.org.nz
ActionStation is an independent, member-led not-for-profit organisation representing over 100,000 Kiwis holding power to account, standing for a fair society, healthy environment & economic fairness.
Contact: Marianne Elliott / www.actionstation.org.nz
Our aim is to connect with people across Aotearoa New Zealand in creating a more equitable, connected, innovative and sustainable country, rooted in a firm commitment to the Tiriti o Waitangi, and to engaging proactively in global affairs. Working together we want to make a home for everyone who dwells here.
Contact: Aaron Packard: [email protected]
Time Bank’s Mission is facilitating an equitable and resilient way forward for Aotearoa New Zealand by creating a means of exchange that values sharing the gifts we have with others, strengthening a sense of community and inspiring respect for each other and our environment.
Contact: Julie Lee / www.timebank.org.nz
The Methodist Alliance is the formal alliance of the Methodist Missions, Trusts and Parishes that are delivering social services across Aotearoa. Our vision is a just and inclusive society in which all people flourish. The Methodist Alliance is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the bi-cultural journey.
Methodist organisations provide a wide range of social and community services including early childhood education, elder care, parenting, social work support, community development projects, budgeting, youth development, social and emergency housing, addiction, disability and mental health services.