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  1. Video for Rotorua homeless families raise concern over temporary accommodation
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    Rotorua homeless families raise concern over temporary accommodation

    Josephine Wharerahi and her two children have been living in a government-funded, temporary accommodation unit for nearly two weeks. She says since moving in her children's health has deteriorated.

  2. Video for Manurewa community desperate to end homeless crisis
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    Manurewa community desperate to end homeless crisis

    The Manurewa Community are angry that another homeless man has died on their doorstep.  An urgent meeting was called today to address the recent death.

  3. Video for Oranga Tamariki backs Mokopuna Ora for better outcomes
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    Oranga Tamariki backs Mokopuna Ora for better outcomes

    Oranga Tamariki is excited to partner with Waikato Tainui's Mokopuna Ora programme that looks to keep its children within whānau care in Auckland. Deputy Chief Executive North Glynis Sandland says partnering with Iwi will ensure better outcomes and sustainable change.

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    Call for more Māori social services funding

    Health Minister Johnathan Coleman has confirmed the budget will include new funding for mental health and addiction services as part of its Social Investment Package. However, the NZ Drug Foundation says unless funding is doubled it won't scratch the surface in terms of the growing need for support, particularly among Māori.

  5. Video for NGOs across NZ are concerned about Government's new IT platform
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    NGOs across NZ are concerned about Government's new IT platform

    A Ministry of Social Development (MSD) policy requiring social service providers to disclose information about all their clients is excessive and inconsistent with the privacy principles, says Privacy Commissioner John Edwards. NGOs around the country are concerned with the new policy as it may deter vulnerable individuals from seeking help.

  6. Video for New child and youth protection Bill challenged
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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.

  7. Video for Lengthy delays for homeless still living in cars and tents
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    Lengthy delays for homeless still living in cars and tents

    Te Kāea has received a document released under the Official Information Act. It's a needs-assessment form used by the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) to screen applicants in need of social housing.

  8. Video for Minister Tolley agrees system has failed children
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    Minister Tolley agrees system has failed children

    A nationwide march against child abuse is being planned for next month, the day Moko's killers Tania Shailer and David Haerewa will be sentenced. Last night on Native Affairs Outgoing Children's Commissioner Dr Russell Wills said New Zealand has failed in keeping children safe from child abuse, and the government agrees.

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    Child Poverty still a major issue in New Zealand-

    Child poverty levels in New Zealand are still a major concern and according to The Salvation Army – Moving Targets report 2016, there has been very limited progress in reducing these rates over the past five years.

  10. Video for Push for Govt to review Youth Benefit
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    Push for Govt to review Youth Benefit

    Tāmaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare says the government needs to review its youth benefit.  This follows the discovery last week that a group of homeless teenagers, have been camping in tents on West Auckland council land, for at least six months.

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