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ANZASW on new intensive social work services

Press Release – ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) notes the introduction of new intensive services by Oranga Tamariki, Ministry for Children, designed to reduce the number of children / tamariki uplifted into state care. Read more »

Targets overlook the 174000 children living in worst poverty

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group is pleased to see the Government set ambitious 10-year targets for child poverty reduction , but we are disappointed not to see a target set for improving thousands of young lives where the worst of poverty is found. Read more »

ANZASW on funding to tackle family and sexual violence

Press Release – ANZASW

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) strongly welcomes the governments pledge to increase funding to tackle family and sexual violence. The government estimates that around a million people including 300,000 children … Read more »

Targets set to help break the cycle of child poverty

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has today confirmed the first set of official targets to break the cycle of child poverty, one of New Zealands most significant intergenerational wellbeing challenges. Read more »

No surprises in threat to sue Oranga Tamariki

Press Release – Whanau First

A mans threat to sue Government childrens agency Oranga Tamariki over false claims by department staff comes as no surprise to new action group Whanau First. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – May 21

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Does she stand by all her Government’s statements, policies, and actions? Read more »

Symposium focuses on giving our tamariki a better start

Press Release – A Better Start National Science Challenge

Better Together 2019 symposium focuses on ways to give our tamariki a better start in life Read more »

Parliament: Oral Questions – 21 May 2019

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Governments statements, policies, and actions? Read more »

NZ’s first shelter for pets affected by family violence

Press Release – Womens Refuge

New Zealand’s first shelter dedicated to housing pets affected by family violence is being built. Pet Refuge will provide a temporary safe haven for pets, while their owners escape abuse. The initiative comes as new research from Womens Refuge reveals … Read more »

Budget focus on family violence prevention a big step

Press Release – National Network of Stopping Violence Services

The National Network of Stopping Violence Services today welcomed the Ardern Governments Family Violence and Sexual Violence Package announcement, part of its Wellbeing Budget. Read more »

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