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    New agency must deliver for Māori- Children's Commissioner

    Children's Commissioner Andrew Becroft says the launch of the new agency, Oranga Tamariki, will help improve the lives of the children and young people who need it the most. 

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    A new voice for children under CYF's care

    Voyce- Whakarongo Mai service, will fill a significant gap for children and young people in care in New Zealand, and follows the 2015 Expert Panel review of Child, Youth and Family. It will be the first of its kind in New Zealand, connecting young people together who are under the care of CYF.

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    Govt respond to pressure over Oranga Tamariki Bill

    Former MP Dame Tariana Turia says Māori won't know whether they're being listened to until the new legislation relating to children in state care is re-worded. The Social Development Minister acknowledged the wording of the legislation was not right and has been visiting iwi around the country to discuss the issue.

  4. Video for 14 years of abuse under state care, fuelling the fire to fight back
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    14 years of abuse under state care, fuelling the fire to fight back

    Abuse of many children under state care is an issue that spans several decades. More than 100,000 of them were placed into state institutions between the 1950s and 1990s.

  5. Video for If we can fight for our land, we can fight for our tamariki - Dame Tariana Turia
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    If we can fight for our land, we can fight for our tamariki- Dame Tariana Turia

    Former Māori Party co-leader Dame Tariana Turia is threatening to march to Parliament again and voice her concerns regarding the Children, Young Persons and their families (Oranga Tamariki) legislation currently before Parliament. She's concerned that the proposed amendments give CYPFS the legal power to determine who will raise Māori children who have been uplifted from family.

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    Foster care must remain whānau first- Marama Fox

    Māori Party MP Marama Fox says that a provision in the Children, Young Persons and their Families legislation Bill is a priority to address and more important to them then the Kermadecs. 

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    New child and youth protection Bill challenged

    The Green Party has challenged Anne Tolley’s plans to introduce more reforms with regards to the care and protection of children and youth. This follows a claim lodged by the Māori Women's Welfare to the Waitangi Tribunal, challenging the policy changes.

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    John Key- How will Māori remember him?

    So how will John Key the Prime Minister be remembered? We look back at John Key's career, from his bromance with Barack Obama, pony-gate scandal and party politics during his three terms as this country's leader.

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    Customised care for 17-21-year olds important- Former state care child

    The government will raise the age to leave state care from 17 to 21. Tupua Urlich, who grew up in state care, says the government needs to ensure it provides the right services to those aged over 17 and not treat them as cases that require crisis management.

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    Native Affairs – State Care vs Parents

    CYF is helping whānau caregivers gain permanent custody of four children in their care, despite the children's parents wanting them returned. The Hamilton couple, John, and Heidi are so desperate to get their kids back they're going public. They say they are capable of taking care of their own children. But CYF says they can't. So, who's right?

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