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New Zealand a country valuing fairness and equity. Dream or Reality?

Posted May 11, 2016

Social Policy Unit's Major Campbell Roberts speech to the combined community trusts conference in Christchurch, April 2016.

Sadly however today’s truth is that despite all the effort of yourselves and others New Zealand is still not a fair and equitable place for everyone. And there are indications that inequity may be getting worse.

Two 11 year old boys I connect with illustrate for me some of the problem.. In many ways these two boys are remarkably similar, highly intelligent, rugby loving, full of life and fun, strong personalities and socially apt. Two delightful Kiwi kids. But in reality their lives are very different....

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