"We don't want it to get bad enough that some horrific, extreme event has to happen before we pay attention."
Senior Newshub Nation reporter Conor Whitten has this exclusive report.
Some experts are concerned hopeful parents are spending big on unnecessary extras.
One experts says the claims, if true, amount to 'modern slavery'.
"You're going to go to the end of the Earth for your kid if they're dying before your eyes."
In his first-ever interview, the alleged victim says authorities have let him down.
With one week till polling day, Newshub Nation had an exclusive sit down with the Labour leader.
The polls have not been kind but the National Party leader is hoping to build momentum.
But Labour says their policies would 'bankrupt the country'.