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Dr Lance O'Sullivan - His new weapon in the war on child poverty.

Article by Don Rowe for 1972 (A Barker's Magazine)

Abstract:

In 2013, the year before he was honoured as New Zealander of the Year for services to his community, Dr Lance O'Sullivan pushed a one-legged man in a wheelchair down the main street of Kaitaia, leading a protest to draw attention to poverty in the north. Flanked by local Māori flying the United Tribes flag, Sam Kuha held a sign which read 'Child Poverty, a NATIONAL disgrace'.

Today, child povety remains a national disgrace, and Lance O'Sullivan remains on the front line.

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