Filed under RESPONSES TO COMMUNITIES COUNT

MANA’s policy priorities

MANA are fully behind the three recommendations that ComVoices are promoting.  I’ve attached a copy of our social wellbeing policy which includes a section on the tangata whenua, community and voluntary sector. Dr Helen Potter, Senior Adviser/Researcher, MANA Party MANA POLICY STATEMENT Social Wellbeing MANA believes all people have the right to a life of dignity.  Adults … Continue reading

Communities Count 2 – Democrats for Social Credit Party Response

As social issues spokesperson for Democrats for Social Credit (DSC), I am glad to respond to your document Communities Count 2. As a party we are very concerned about the growing inequality in NZ. We support the activities and applaud the value of community organisations, and we agree that advocacy and Treaty-based policies are important to the effectiveness … Continue reading

Communities Count 2 – National Party Response

Summary of recommendations Leave No One Behind Acknowledge the underlying causes of poverty and inequality. We urge the Government to make the choice to reduce inequality by setting out aspirational goals, supported by long-term and short-term strategies.  This Government has a proven track record of putting children first by investing heavily in their health, housing, … Continue reading