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    NZ Nurses Organisation Kaiwhakahaere supports ‘Oranga Tamariki’ name

    Kerri Nuku, the Kaiwhakahaere of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says she will be choosing to use the Māori name ‘Oranga Tamariki’ for the newly named government agency the ‘Ministry for Vulnerable Children’. 

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    Iwi leaders sign covenant to protect NZ children

    Iwi leaders have signed a covenant promising to protect the nation's children. The covenant was written by Judge Carolyn Henwood and commits to protecting children from violence, abuse, neglect and to provide a proper standard of living. 

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    Iwi Leaders stand against child abuse

    Iwi leaders will this morning sign a covenant promising to protect the nation’s children.

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    Native Affairs – Breaking the cycle

    There are many successful blended families in New Zealand including step-mums and step-dads, but what happens when a mum allows the wrong man into her home and children's lives? Tonight two women do some tough talking about keeping whānau safe.

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    Child abuse laws need to be revisited- Quince

    A criminal law expert says the Crown's justification for accepting a manslaughter plea bargain in the case of Moko Rangitoheriri is a "cop-out". Khylee Quince says although the length of the defendants' sentence is appropriate the only difference in this murder vs manslaughter debate is the label.

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    Give Iwi access to CYF database- Curtis

    Sir Toby Curtis is calling on iwi to stand up and take responsibility to stop child abuse in our communities. This follows the sentencing of those responsible for his death of three-year-old boy Moko Rangitoheriri in Taupō last year.

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    Judge addresses Moko's killers

    Justice Sarah Katz compared the case of Moko Rangitoheriri to other past child abuse cases in NZ but stressed that the offending was at the most serious end of the scale for manslaughter cases.  While she did accept there were a range of reasons Tania Shailer and David Haerewa struggled to cope with their circumstances, she said other families in similar situations did not kill the children in their care. 

  8. Video for Rotorua rallies in rain against child abuse
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    Rotorua rallies in rain against child abuse

    Outside of the Rotorua High Court, hundreds rallied on the streets with a message to stop child abuse immediately. Rallies were held right across the country.  In the heavy rain, with heavy hearts, hundreds rallied for longer sentences for child abusers.

  9. Video for South Auckland joins nationwide rallies against child abuse
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    South Auckland joins nationwide rallies against child abuse

    Poverty was at the centre of debate in the South Auckland region as families rallied together against child abuse.  Members of the public criticised the government for not doing enough to address the root of the problem. 

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    Father of victim calls for tougher sentences

    Young father Matene Te Aho who lost his five-month-old son Mikara Ranui Jarius Reti to killer Trent Hapuku in 2011, says there needs to be tougher sentences. His son's killer was charged with manslaughter and sentenced to only nine years in prison. 

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