We are dedicated to supporting any child in New Zealand whose wellbeing is at significant risk of harm now, or in the future. We also work with young people who may have offended, or are likely to offend.
Our belief is that in the right environment, with the right people surrounding and nurturing them, any child can, and should flourish.
Springboard is one of our partner organisations improving the wellbeing of rangatahi in their community through values of social identity and belonging.Find out more
The results of a survey about families with children with disabilities who participate in the Family Start programme.Find out more
Manawatū Care and Protection Coordinator Kira Paul is a Māori Language champion among staff - but he didn't always know the reo.Find out more
Oranga Tamariki undertook a quantitative survey among the population of around 4,000 caregivers who provide care to children.Find out more
Up-to-date evidence about effective support for teenage parents and their whanau, as well as protective factors and risks of poor outcomes.Find out more
Our August seminar featured two presentations; looking at family harm initiatives and discussing the results of the 2018 NZ Crime and Victims Survey.Find out more
Youth advocate Injy Johnstone is encouraging everyone to celebrate the potential of care-experienced young people.Find out more
As a new caregiver with Oranga Tamariki, Te Aroha is one of the first in Te Tai Tokerau to receive a Caregiver Support Plan - introduced as part of the NationalFind out more
Archives New Zealand and Oranga Tamariki are working together to protect access to historic personal information.Find out more
Social worker recruitment
We're leading a new way of working to support children who need care, creating a major shift in emphasis.
We have a number of social worker positions available now and invite dedicated and passionate social workers to play their part in helping change the way New Zealand protects children.
Safe and appropriate information sharing will ensure everyone working with tamariki can work together in the best interests of the child.
Watch the video and the children will tell you why it's important.
VOYCE - WHAKARONGO MAI
If you're a child or young person in care, VOYCE – Whakarongo Mai is an independent connection and advocacy organisation, separate from the Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children. We're here to listen and support you, and be on your side. Part of what we do is organise fun and engaging events for kids with care experience so you can connect with other care experienced kids.
Call us on 0800 486 923 or chat to us online us on 0800 486 923 or chat to us online