Living Wage

Big centres don't work for small children

By Jane Blaikie 14 July, 2015

EA has taken a lot of flak for exposing poor practice in large, for-profit ECE centres. But one highly respected provider also has concerns. Wellington husband and wife team Robin…

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Support staff aim high

By Jane Blaikie 26 October, 2013

Support staff head into this year’s bargaining with a call for sweeping changes to their collective agreement. They want recognition for their pivotal role in schools, a career path, better…

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Child poverty: the too-hard basket

By Jenny Davies 7 January, 2013

“New Zealand has chosen to tolerate significant child deprivation. We could choose otherwise,” says Jonathon Boston, academic and co chair of the Expert Advisory Group on child poverty set up…

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