Seven years on and the government is still unable to take any action on the appalling outcomes for New Zealand children in state care, says New Zealand First.
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Asenati will be participating on behalf of New Zealand First in a Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) Political Panel to discuss policies on children with SSPA members.
Rt Hon Winston Peters has demanded an immediate inquiry into the accounts of Te Roopu Taurima O Manukau Trust in South Auckland because of irregular payments that are crippling the organisation.
New Zealand First says today’s Treasury forecast paints a black future of increasing unemployment, a rise in social welfare spending, more public sector cuts, and an economy floundering under a high exchange rate and rising energy costs.
The Social Services Select Committee will be in Auckland to hear oral submissions on the Social Security (Benefit Categories And Work Focus) Amendment Bill.
Tracey Martin will be attending the Social Services providers Aotearoa Inc presentation on Living Standards and Equity, understanding the issues and debunking the myths with speaker Gabriel Makhlouf.
New Zealand First has accused the Government of time wasting over the introduction of new laws to give grandparents caring for their grandchildren better financial assistance.
New Zealand First is calling on the Government to back down on proposed changes to the Family Court system including the introduction of an $897 compulsory Family Dispute Resolution Service fee.
Rt Hon Winston Peters has suggested that all political parties stop trying to score points over the private members bill that extends the period of paid parental leave.