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JEHAN CASINADER: Why are Kiwi kids still getting a raw deal?

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 05 Sep 2020

JEHAN CASINADER: Why are Kiwi kids still getting a raw deal?
Jehan Casinader
Sat, 05 Sep 2020
Many of us believe that New Zealand is one of the best countries in the world to be a kid.Children can breathe clean air and drink fresh water. There’s plenty of room to run, play and explore. A free public education system. Access to locally produced food. But this isn’t the reality for all Kiwi children. Some struggle to breathe in cold, damp homes. They’re surrounded by alcohol and meth. They live in cramped conditions. They can’t go to school because they’re helping to raise their siblings. They&rsquo...

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