Embracing a Covenant for Children

Last week, a group led by Judge Carolyn and Sir Mark Solomon launched a Covenant for Children, to focus on ensuring that every child in New Zealand is treasured and respected, and has the opportunity to enjoy a good life. About 60,000 children are born in New Zealand each year, and nearly a quarter of…

July newsletter – a better deal for future generations

UnitedFuture voters believe we must deliver a better deal for future generations of New Zealanders This month’s newsletter clearly reinforces UnitedFuture’s focus on implementing smart policy today that will ensure future generations of New Zealanders (that’s our children and grandchildren) will have the opportunity to thrive. The world is changing more quickly than ever, with…

Good people looking forward to the future

Over the past 18 months the UnitedFuture has been on a journey of rediscovery. This has involved engaging members through surveys and focus groups in a way that we’ve never done before. It was challenging at times but we distilled what we believed in and what makes us unique. We’re the party that is looking…

Give young people a chance

Young people are being excluded from economic life by a combination of joblessness and barriers to the creation of start-ups. But, unleashing the energy, entrepreneurial spirit and technological genius of our youth is not just a moral imperative, but an economic necessity! We are at a crisis point in relation to our young people. According…