This paper provides an update on the development of New Zealand's first Child Wellbeing Strategy, including initial policy work and public engagement; signals potential implications for Budget 2019; and seeks Cabinet agreement to the ongoing work proposed in the six initial focus areas.
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This paper seeks Cabinet agreement to the scope of New Zealand's first child wellbeing strategy and to a public engagement approach. The paper proposes a draft framing of wellbeing, a vision statement, a set of desired outcomes for all children, and 16 indicative focus areas to drive actions in support of child wellbeing.