Key messages

The overarching message for Tick for Kids is:

It takes a child to raise a country.

This references the African proverb made famous by Hilary Clinton: 
‘it takes a village to raise a child’. 

When we put children first the whole country benefits!

Other helpful messages include: 
  • It takes a child to raise a country. We need every child healthy, educated, participating and protected. 
  • It takes a child to raise a country. It’s time for solutions that work for Maori, whanau and all children including Pasifika, and those with disabilities.
  • It takes a child to raise a country. This starts with investment in the early years. 
  • It takes a child to raise a country. It’s about my kids: it’s about our kids.
  • It takes a child to raise a country. Health, education, housing and food are rights, not favours.
  • It takes a child to raise a country. Ask your MP to put children first.
 
 
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