Every Child Counts Policy
Updated: 7 November 2014
Children need to be at the centre of policy formation and implementation if New Zealand is to have a sustainable social and economic future.
Dame Anne Salmond put that in plain English when she said “An ageing society that doesn’t care for its young has a death wish.”
Here are some documents that spell out our policies in more detail:
ECC A project to improve provision for children? Read the rationale behind the establishment of ECC in 2005
ECC values families: Children grow and mature in the loving, nurture of the family.