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