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  1. Video for Social Workers fear new bill
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    Social Workers fear new bill

    The Association of Social Workers fears the new Social Workers Registration Legislation Bill contains loopholes whereby employers will not be required to register. 

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    Ministry of Social Development's $3.8mil mistake

    The Ministry of Social Development has wiped debt to clear up a pretty expensive mistake.  

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    More families seeking food grants

    Rotorua charity organisation Love Soup is dealing with a large demand for food grants from local families.  This comes after a report from The Ministry of Social Development who say this is partly due to rising house costs.

  4. Video for Associate Minister of Social Development intervenes in search for accomodation
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    Associate Minister of Social Development intervenes in search for accomodation

    It's been 24 hours since Joanne Pira made a plea on Te Kāea last night, to find suitable housing for her sick child. Now MPs have stepped in to offer assistance.

  5. 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.

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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.

  7. 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.

  9. 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.

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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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