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26 January

Waatea News

The name change for Oranga Tamariki-Ministry for Children officially took effect

The Ministry drops the word 'vulnerable'.

26 January


Millions pumped into youth support and justice services

New Minister for Children Tracey Martin says there is an urgent need to provide better support for children and young people in care or youth justice services.

25 January

The Spinoff

Sometimes the only option is to remove a child from their family

In response to coverage of the baby with 'the broken bones' story, Oranga Tamariki Chief Social Worker Paul Nixon explains the careful process behind taking a child into state custody.

20 January

Otago Daily Times

Facilities for young people impress minister

Dunedin's approach to working with some of the most vulnerable young people impressed the Minister for Children Tracey Martin.

18 January


Oranga Tamariki looks to recruit more social workers

Oranga Tamariki—the Ministry for Children needed more than just a new name, it needed to fill more than 100 social work jobs.