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CPAG Summit puts the spotlight on welfare reform

Press Release – CPAG

Its time for our leaders to harness their power to take action on meaningful and sustained welfare policy changes, so that all children can have the opportunity to live good lives and to experience a happy, healthy childhood, says Child Poverty … Read more »

Principals still struggling to obtain help for children

Press Release – Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

Principals in Te Tai Tokerau are still struggling to receive the necessary help needed to deal with the results of trauma and abuse of the kids in our schools, yet this problem has been known for years! says Pat Newman President Te Tai Tokerau … Read more »

Call for calm and a plan when it comes to Oranga Tamariki

Press Release – New Zealand Maori Council

NZ Maori Council calls for calm and a plan when it comes to Oranga Tamariki Read more »

Pregnant Women blamed over nutrition – regardless of context

Press Release – Kathy Fray

Pregnancy Malnutrition in Aotearoa continues to be treated as a Self-Responsibility Behaviour-Deficit regardless of Context Read more »

Oranga Tamariki Services Not All Bad

Article – Ray Avery

Friday last week I cried for the first time in a long time, for the memory of myself and the joy of meeting a young Maori kid who had been rescued by Oranga Tamariki. Read more »

The Nation: Children’s Minister Tracey Martin

Press Release – The Nation

Its been a year of reckoning for the Children’s Ministry, Oranga Tamariki – from the Newsroom investigation of the botched removal of a newborn from the arms of its teen mother to the apology of its chief executive Grainne Moss this week and promises … Read more »

Collusion between Oranga Tamariki & Family Court called out

Press Release – Whanau Ora

Whnau Ora Commissioning Chair Merepeka Raukawa-Tait says a fish rots from the head and Oranga Tamariki leadership needs to take responsibility for its systemic failures – not throw its staff under the bus. Read more »

Changes to Oranga Tamariki welcomed by petitioners

Press Release – ActionStation

The community action group that brought the petition for a complete overhaul of Oranga Tamariki to Parliament in July welcome the changes announced by the ministry today. Read more »

Local, Live and OnDemand – TVNZ’s 2020 Content Strategy

Press Release – TVNZ

Local, Live and OnDemand TVNZs 2020 Content Strategy Announced TVNZ has announced its ambitious content strategy for 2020, with a strategic focus on premium local productions, blockbuster free-to-air sport and supercharged TVNZ OnDemand growth … Read more »

Royal Commission: Commissioner says state care failed

Article – RNZ

The Children’s Commissioner has told the Abuse in Care Royal Commission that his office has failed to properly monitor the state care system. Read more »

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