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  1. Video for Māori should lead state care changes
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    Māori should lead state care changes

    A former ward of the state and social work practitioner Paora Moyle, Ngāti Porou, says Māori need to be key drivers in the discussions for any change within New Zealand's state care system. 

  2. Video for Most children harmed in State care are Māori – Oranga Tamariki report
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    Most children harmed in State care are Māori – Oranga Tamariki report

    Oranga Tamariki's Deputy Chief Executive for the Voices of Children, Hoani Lambert says if he didn’t think he was doing right by Māori he should leave his role at the agency.

  3. Video for Raukawa-Tait calls for leadership, not another partnership
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    Raukawa-Tait calls for leadership, not another partnership

    The prime minister says partnerships are essential to better the way in which government interacts with whānau when uplifting children.  But Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency chairwoman Merepeka Raukawa-Tait says partnerships haven't worked in the past.

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    Preliminary hearing for Royal Commission of Inquiry into historical state abuse

    The Royal Commission held a preliminary hearing in the Auckland Environmental Court today, the first public hearing of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions.

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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.

  6. 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.

  7. Video for Māori can have greater “hope” Oranga Tamariki is changing – Minister
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    Māori can have greater “hope” Oranga Tamariki is changing – Minister

    Oranga Tamariki Minister Tracey Martin says Māori can start to have a greater level of "hope" that her agency is changing.  This despite the number of Māori children being removed from families and into state care.

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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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