We're a Ministry dedicated to supporting any child in Aotearoa 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.
Vision and values
Our vision is to ensure all tamariki or children in Aotearoa New Zealand are in loving whānau or family and communities where oranga tamariki can be upheld.
How we work
We work to ensure that the voices of children and young people, whānau, hapū and iwi, caregivers, Māori organisations and NGO partners are heard as we co-design a new way of doing things.
Performance and monitoring
Publications we produce to report on our progress as well as independent monitoring and reviews about us
Our corporate documents, including Annual Reports, Statements of Intent and our Chief Executive's expenses.
Information considered to be of public interest, consultations, Cabinet papers and our responses to OIA requests.
The Evidence Centre produces research evaluation, analytics and insights about children, young people, their whānau or family and the work of Oranga Tamariki. We run regular seminars to share this information. You can request access to do your own researc…
Careers at Oranga Tamariki
Our aim is that all tamariki are in loving whānau and communities where their ongoing wellbeing can be achieved. Working here, you'll be part of an organisation that’s committed to achieving transformational change for children in care.
News, stories, and updates about Oranga Tamariki and our partners.
If you're worried about a child and want to make a referral or report of concern, call us on freephone: 0508 326 459