NZ keeping mum on future outcomes for kids and parents

NZ keeping mum on future outcomes for kids and parents
Questions are being asked about whether enough is being done to help babies thrive. (Image: Getty)
Stephanie Pow
The first 1,000 days of a child’s life have a lasting impact on their future and, therefore, New Zealand’s economic potential. So, why does NZ have some of the worst policies in the developed world for childhood and parenting, and why aren’t any political parties doing anything about it this election year?  The health and productivity of future generations serve everyone’s interests, bar none. As the use of robotics and AI moves along at pace, NZ’s future will hinge on human capital more than ever. B...

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