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Office of the Children's Commissioner mourns passing of Sir Ian Hassall

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The Commissioner, Assistant Māori Commissioner and all the staff of the Office of the Children’s’ Commissioner mourns the passing of Dr Sir Ian Hassall – the first person appointed Children’s Commissi

Transformation of OT can’t come soon enough

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The Government’s commitment to “transform” a dysfunctional Oranga Tamariki is welcome and change must be concrete and urgent for children who need help now

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Leah Haines

Phone: 027 696 5101

Email: l.haines@occ.org.nz

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