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Kiwi childhood not all it's cracked up to be

Tuesday 24 Jul 2012 5:12 p.m.

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New Zealand. Godzone. A great place to bring up kids - or is it?

Bronwyn Hayward says it is no longer.

Her new book with that hard-hitting message is attracting critical acclaim throughout Europe, and shocking a few readers along the way.

Readers stunned to learn that life for children in New Zealand is not all it's cracked up to be - that we are raising the first generation who won't lead better lives than their parents.

Watch the video to see Jendy Harper’s report.

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