The purpose is to compile and share robust information on child poverty measures that are publicly available and easily accessible.Only by having the essential measures on child poverty in New Zealand compiled, published and disseminated annually can we tell how well we are progressing in effectively reducing child poverty in our nation.This is the third edition of the Child Poverty Monitor.
The worker was burned was burned on both his forearms (injuries pictured) after 'scab' labour from NZ was brought into the Ballarat, Victoria, factory (inset) to fill in for striking staff allegedly did not clean a chip fryer properly, spraying him with hot oil.
Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union organiser Angela Mc Carthy said the poor cleaning job caused a buildup of carbon in the fryer's pipes overnight, which burst when it was used the next day.
The worker, who is not named to protect his job, was rushed to St John's Hospital last Thursday morning and discharged that night.
Plant manager Karl Thin denied the staff brought in were unqualified for the roles they performed and the company was investigating the cause of the accident.
..New Zealand firefighters (left) came together in Auckland to perform a powerful haka in honour of their colleagues who were killed in the line of duty in the September 11 terror attacks 15 years ago.
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