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What Makes a Good Life for Tamariki and Rangatahi Māori?


4 Jun 2021

As a part of our "What Makes a Good Life?" engagement we heard from 175 tamariki and rangatahi Māori. Here is a summary report of what a good life means for them.

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Te Kuku O Te Manawa - Moe ararā! Haumanutia ngā moemoeā a ngā tūpuna mō te oranga ngā tamariki


23 Nov 2020

Report two of our review of what needs to change to enable pēpi Māori aged 0-3 months to remain in the care of their whānau.


Life in Lockdown


13 Nov 2020

This report shares children and young people’s reflections of COVID-19 during a seven-week lockdown at levels 3 and 4 during March-May 2020 in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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State of Care: Children with Offending Behaviour


24 Aug 2020

This report considers the statutory response to children aged 10 to 13 years whose offending causes serious concern for their wellbeing.

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Considering children and young people in your cannabis referendum decision


21 Aug 2020

New Zealanders will soon be voting on a referendum to introduce a new approach to managing cannabis use.

Looking for our parenting guides or posters?

We have moved to online publication of our reports and guides and no longer have hard copies available to order. We have also discontinued the 'Behaviour' series of brochures and posters.

SKIP (Strategies with kids/Information for parents) has some helpful resources available for parents and those working with parents.

Our popular booklet 'Choose to Hug' is available to download.

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