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    $68.8m over four years to support vulnerable children

    A total of $68.8 million over four years will be invested to support vulnerable children and their families. The Budget 2017 announcement was made today by Minister for Children Anne Tolley and Education Minister Nikki Kaye. 

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    Govt respond to pressure over Oranga Tamariki Bill

    Former MP Dame Tariana Turia says Māori won't know whether they're being listened to until the new legislation relating to children in state care is re-worded. The Social Development Minister acknowledged the wording of the legislation was not right and has been visiting iwi around the country to discuss the issue.

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    Celebrating Children’s Day and Foster Carers

    Events are being held across the country this Sunday to celebrate Children’s Day, as Foster Care Awareness week gets under way.

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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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    NZ Nurses Organisation Kaiwhakahaere supports ‘Oranga Tamariki’ name

    Kerri Nuku, the Kaiwhakahaere of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says she will be choosing to use the Māori name ‘Oranga Tamariki’ for the newly named government agency the ‘Ministry for Vulnerable Children’. 

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    Politicians oppose new gang action plan

    There is strong opposition to the government's new gang action plan which aims to tackle illegal gang activity. 

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    Gangs want in on Govt policy

    A Black Power member is calling for more input by gang members into the government's Gang Action plan policy. Eugene Ryder spoke to Te Kāea after the government released two new initiatives that will thrust gangs under the government spotlight. 

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    Gangs under Government spotlight

    The government has announced two initiatives aimed at reducing illegal gang activities and the long-term cost to the taxpayer of gang members and their children.

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    Child poverty not a quick fix says Tolley

    Minister of Social Development Anne Tolley has denied that things are all bad, but acknowledged there is plenty of work to be done regarding child poverty. 

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    Nitbusters programme for families in low decile schools to continue in 2016

    Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has announced that the Nitbusters programme which gives families in low decile schools free head lice treatment, will continue next year.

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