Impact of COVID-19 on Kiwi Kids

By Taryn Hopkins Digital Content Creator and Editor for the SDGs NZ. Master of Public Policy at Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington Addressing child poverty and working to eradicate extreme poverty for all kiwi kids is crucial for the health of our future generations. New Zealand’s commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) means we must work towards reaching SGD 1: ‘No Poverty’, which pushes the nation to reduce – at least by half – the proportion of children of all ages living in poverty by 2030. Fernworth Wharekura Primary school kid Arlie Haitana...

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The Climate Post: COVID19

By Dr. Gillian Greer Former Assistant Vice Chancellor Equity and Human Resources (Victoria University of Wellington) Co-editor of “The People’s Report” I began this Blog in April, with the words, “It’s so long since I wrote a blog that I’m sitting at my unusually tidy desk thinking, “But where do I begin?” It was a golden autumn day, in the middle of a pandemic. Waves larger than I have ever seen here were pounding the beach nearby. The UN was urging countries to work together to defeat Covid-19, but the US...

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