12 February 14
“If we don’t know what child poverty is, or agree on how to understand it, it’s hard to do anything about it,” says Kieran Madden, Poverty Issues researcher at Maxim Institute.
28 January 14
Dr. Jane Silloway Smith, Research Manager at independent think tank Maxim Institute and soon to be mother of two, questions how helpful Labour’s Best Start for Children package—and an extension of paid parental leave as indicated by National today—are, calling them poorly targeted to the problem of child poverty and a waste of money.
06 December 13
“It’s great to see the Panel recognise the significant groundswell of support for a four-year parliamentary term in New Zealand,” says Maxim Institute researcher Kieran Madden, “it’s now time for the Government to get serious and take the next step.”