Child and youth fuel poverty: assessing the known and unknown:

Kimberley O’Sullivan, Lucy Telfar Barnard, Helen Viggers, Philippa Howden-Chapman

20 April, 2016

This paper outlines the literature describing the effects of fuel poverty and cold housing on children and young people and presents new statistical analysis supporting the targeting of fuel poverty policy on households with children.

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG):

​Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)

12 April, 2016

latest research.

Child Poverty Monitor 2015 Technical Report:

Simpson J, Duncanson M, Oben G, Wicken A, Pierson M.

11 November, 2015

Data on a set of indicators that assess aspects of child poverty in New Zealand and their implications for child wellbeing.

Measuring and monitoring material hardship for New Zealand children: MSD research and analysis used in advice for the Budget 2015 child hardship package:

Perry, B.

5 May, 2015

This MSD report documents the more detailed research and analysis that sits behind the tables, graphs and other information provided by MSD for officials’ advice to Ministers and for the policy development process.

The impact of respiratory disease in New Zealand: 2014 update:

Telfar Barnard, L., Baker, M., Pierse, N., & Zhang, J.

4 April, 2015

This report covers six respiratory disease indicators: asthma, bronchiectasis, childhood bronchiolitis and pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and total respiratory disease.

Our children, our choice: Priorities for policy:

Dale, M. C., O’Brien, M., & St John, S

9 September, 2014

In the advanced economy of Aotearoa New Zealand in 2014, child poverty is now more entrenched and difficult to address than when Child Poverty Action Group published Left further behind in 2011.

Child poverty and health:

Turner, N., & Asher, I.

5 May, 2014

The future health and wellbeing of any country is dependent on the well-being of its children. A much greater proportion of New Zealand children are affected by poverty now than 2-3 decades ago, with accompanying ill health.

Solutions to child poverty in New Zealand: Evidence for action:

Children’s Commissioner.

12 December, 2012

We like to believe that New Zealand is a great place for children. For the majority of our children this is true. But it is not true for children living in poverty. As many as 25 percent of children – about 270,000 – currently live in poverty.

Trying to catch our breath: The burden of preventable breathing diseases in children and young people:

Asher, I., & Byrnes, C.

12 December, 2006

It is disturbing that many children in New Zealand suffer from breathing difficulty and respiratory diseases, and that our rates for some conditions are higher than comparable countries.