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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Video for Former ward of state wants better Māori input in CYF
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    Former ward of state wants better Māori input in CYF

    Former child of the state, 19-year-old Tupua Urlich believes Māori need to play a bigger role in the review and the overall business structures of Child Youth and Family.

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    Changes ahead for Child Youth and Family

    A new advocacy service to represent the voices of vulnerable children could be on the cards in a shakeup of the Child Youth and Family system.

  7. Video for Te Aupōuri Māori Trust Board's social services shut down
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    Te Aupōuri Māori Trust Board's social services shut down

    The shock closure of Te Aupōuri Māori Trust Board's social services arm this week has been the result of the financial mismanagement of their programmes.

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    Carmel Sepuloni criticises Ministry of Social Development spending

    Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni has accused the Ministry of Social Development of excessive spending.

  9. Video for Māori former foster child wants to help improve NZ's foster care system
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    Māori former foster child wants to help improve NZ's foster care system

    A Māori man is aiming to help improve the current foster care system in New Zealand. 

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    CPAG calls on Government to rethink benefit changes

    The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) has called on the Government to rethink and improve its 2015 Budget announcements on benefit changes.

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