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Securing a positive future for our children and our nation.

Every Child Counts is focused on achieving change in four vital areas related to child well-being:

    * Putting children and families at the centre of policy and planning.
    * Ensuring all children get a good start in the early years.
    * Reducing child abuse and neglect, and
    * Ending child poverty.

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Thousands of individuals and organisations have signed their names in support of Every Child Counts aims. We welcome your support.

  Working for Families brings necessary reduction in child poverty
  Figures released today show Working for Families has brought a necessary reduction in child poverty and improved circumstances for a substantial number of New Zealand children.
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  Child poverty: pay now or pay later
  More children live in hardship than do retirees or any other group in our population, said Deborah Morris-Travers, Every Child Counts Project Manager, today.
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  Every Child Counts Conference 2008  
  Every Child Counts   
  Theme for this years conference is: For our children: a better today, a better tomorrow. Whats it going to take? Here you will find more information about this not to be missed, powerful child and family conference.  
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  A Fair Go for all Children, Actions to address child poverty: Report from Children's Commissioner an  
  Barnardos NZ   
  Child poverty exists in New Zealand. In fact, when we are compared with other developed countries we have a high rate of child poverty. Barnardos New Zealand and the Office of the Children's Commissioner are urging all New Zealanders to recognise that ending child poverty needs to be a national priority.  
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  He Mana to ia Tamaiti/ Every Child Counts 3rd Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony  
  Every Child Counts   
  Participate in a dynamic conference featuring leading international and national speakers, offering an opportunity to identify what else you can do to help address the most important issues facing Aotearoa New Zealand.  
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