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  1. Video for ‘Huge lack of Māori staff at Oranga Tamariki’ - NZ Māori Council
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    ‘Huge lack of Māori staff at Oranga Tamariki’- NZ Māori Council

    The number of Māori staff employed by Oranga Tamariki compared to the high number of Māori children in state care has raised concerns at the New Zealand Māori Council.

  2. Video for Chief Ombudsman inquiry into Oranga Tamariki third investigation into child uplifts
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    Chief Ombudsman inquiry into Oranga Tamariki third investigation into child uplifts

    Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier announced his own independent investigation into the process of removing newborn babies by Oranga Tamariki, making it one of three investigations now underway.

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    Solutions for Māori in state care 'ignored' 30 years ago

    The Puao-te-atatu report commissioned in 1988 addressed how the Māori and state could work together, but it never saw the light of day. Today one of its authors says if it was fully implemented the number of Māori in state care wouldn't be as high.

  4. Video for Māori midwife says the uplifting of tamariki needs to stop
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    Māori midwife says the uplifting of tamariki needs to stop

    CEO of Māori Midwives Aotearoa, Jean Te Huia says Māori women are being dehumanised as mothers by colonisation.  Backed by Ngāti Kahungunu, Te Huia has started the "Not One More Baby to be Taken" facebook page to gather the stories of those who have been affected by the uplifting of children.

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    New intervention service to decrease tamariki uplifted from whānau

    The service run by Oranga Tamariki is being funded as part of Budget 2019 in a bid to decrease the number of tamariki removed from whānau by the state.

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    Rethink urged for the way youth offenders are dealt with

    Children’s commissioner Andrew Becroft has stated that getting young offenders back to supportive whanau will be a priority, in a report released today.

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    New campaign to improve state childcare system

    The New Zealand Māori Council has launched an online campaign focusing on what whānau need to do when it comes to the safety and protection of children.

  8. Video for Parents demand more robust assessments from Oranga Tamariki
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    Parents demand more robust assessments from Oranga Tamariki

    Parents struggling to cope with their children being uplifted by Oranga Tamariki are demanding the ministry conducts more robust investigations involving members of a child's wider whānau before seeking orders to uplift.

  9. Video for Waikato Tainui partners with Oranga Tamariki to achieve lasting outcomes for children
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    Waikato Tainui partners with Oranga Tamariki to achieve lasting outcomes for children

    Waikato Tainui hope to reduce the number of children in state care after signing a strategic partnership agreement with Oranga Tamariki – The Ministry for Children today.

  10. Video for Youth report racism, violence and poverty as key themes in life - report
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    Youth report racism, violence and poverty as key themes in life- report

    The new 'What makes A Good Life' report released today shows that drugs, poverty, violence and discrimination are prevalent themes preventing youth from living happy lives. Oranga Tamariki and the Children's Commissioner surveyed more than 6000 youth to hear their thoughts.

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