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.
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.
This paper seeks approval of a proposed Order in Council, the New Zealand Flag Referendums (First Flag Referendum) Amendment Order, which will amend the New Zealand Flag Referendums (First Flag Referendum) Order 2015, to allow for the inclusion of a fifth alternative flag design on the voting paper for the first referendum.
This paper seeks approval of two draft Orders in Council, the New Zealand Flag Referendums (First Flag Referendum) Order 2015, and the New Zealand Flag Referendums (Second Flag Referendum) Order 2015 (the Orders in Council), which will bring provisions of the New Zealand Flag Referendums Act 2015 into force.
This paper asks Cabinet to consider three recommendations of the New Zealand Flag Cross-Party MPs' Group (the CPG) and either confirm the original decisions or agree to modify the process in line with the CPG's recommendations. This paper also updates Cabinet on decisions made by Ministers with Power to Act.
This paper summarises the measures to prevent and alleviate poverty that are being overseen by the Ministerial Committee on Poverty (MCOP) and proposes a further response to child poverty-related issues.