What Makes a Good Life for Tamariki and Rangatahi Māori?
As part of our engagement with children and young people for our What Makes a Good Life report, we did 175 face-to-face engagements with tamariki and rangatahi Māori. This summary report shows how they envision a good life for themselves and their whānau, and the barriers they face to experiencing a good life.
Getting it right: Children's rights in the COVID-19 response
Children’s Rights in the COVID-19 response outlines what has worked for children in the COVID-19 response over the last year and recommends ways to better implement children’s rights in laws, policies and practices.
Te Kuku O Te Manawa — Moe ararā! Haumanutia ngā moemoeā a ngā tūpuna mō te oranga o ngā tamariki
This is our second and final report of our review to answer the question:
"What needs to change to enable pēpi Māori aged 0-3 months to remain in the care of their whānau in situations where Oranga Tamariki is notified of care and protection concerns?"
What's needed is a total transformation of the care and protection system, and a by Māori, for Māori approach. This report provides useful recommendations for improving the system until that transformation is achieved, but ultimately, these are not destinations on their own.