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The Families Commission welcomes the latest Growing Up in New Zealand (GUiNZ) report released today which provides a unique insight into the critical first 1000 days of approximately 7,000 children and their families.
Families Commissioner Belinda Milnes says the People’s Report released today confirms what we already know about the impacts of domestic violence.
Social Development Minister Paula Bennett today announced the appointment of Mr Haami Piripi to the board of the Families Commission.
Mr Piripi is a former Chief Executive of the Maori Language Commission, and is nearing completion of his third term as Chair of Te Runanga O Te Rarawa.
Some of the world’s leading international experts on using evidence in social decision-making will be discussing the latest innovations to help policymakers, practitioners and funders make more informed policy decisions, at a symposium on Evidence2Action.
The Families Commissioner Belinda Milnes is welcoming new spending of $500 million in today’s Budget to support the wellbeing of young families and vulnerable children.
Families are the heart of our communities and our country and its important to acknowledge the important role they play especially on International Day of Families (Thursday 15 May).
From today the Families Commission is transferring responsibility for the delivery and management of the annual White Ribbon Campaign to the White Ribbon Campaign Trust Board.
A comprehensive report released by the Families Commission finds effective parenting programmes are a key way to reduce the risk of maltreatment of vulnerable children.
The Families Commission welcomes new research that estimates the cost of domestic violence to New Zealand employers at $368 million this year.
The Snively report calculates potential productivity gains from implementing workplace protections to support victims of domestic violence.
Social Development Minister Paula Bennett announced today the appointment of two new members to the Board of the Families Commission.