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Keeping families together

Keeping families together With the help of community service providers such as iwi and non-government organisations (NGOs), we are working hard to keep families together. As at June 2020, the total budget for our prevention and early and intensive intervention services is $177 million.The top five services, and how much we invest in them, are: Family Start – $51.0 million Services in Schools (SWiS) – $27.6 million Medium to high...

Tina and Dave

Tina and Dave's StoryTina and Dave have been caregiving for twelve years. They live in Pukekohe, Auckland with the six children they look after - three boys and three girls, 'the perfect match,' jokes Dave. Their ages are three, four, five, seven, eight and ten years old.Dave was also brought up in care, so he has a good handle on what works well for kids.“Overall, I'm reasonably easy. I understand a lot of the cultural aspects of a lot of these children – as a Māori, and...