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ADVISORY BOARD WELCOMED AS STEP TOWARD A BY MĀORI FOR MĀORI APPROACH FOR CARE AND PROTECTION

Media releases

27 Jan 2021

The appointment of an advisory board for Oranga Tamariki is welcome and should be a step toward a total transformation of the care and protection system to a by Māori, for Māori approach, Children’s C


Children and young people want time with whānau - survey

Media releases

14 Dec 2020

A survey of children and young people in Aotearoa discusses how the impact of the Covid-19 lockdowns varied depending on their family situation, with those already disadvantaged usually faring worse.


Bold action needed to prevent worsening of child poverty after Covid-19

Media releases

2 Dec 2020

One in every five children in Aotearoa New Zealand is living in income poverty, with bold action needed to prevent Covid-19 making low income and hardship even worse, according to the latest Child Pov


Call for By Māori for Māori approach for care and protection

Media releases

23 Nov 2020

The second report of the review, Te Kuku O Te Manawa, Moe ararā! Haumanuitia ngā moemoeā a ngā tūpuna mō te oranga o ngā tamariki, was launched today and contains several recommendations for governmen


Appointment of Assistant Māori Commissioner for Children

Media releases

7 Oct 2020

Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft has today announced the appointment of Glenis Philip-Barbara as Assistant Māori Commissioner for Children.


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Email: l.haines@occ.org.nz

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