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Educational Insights into Children in Care - video transcript

Dr Duncan McCannTena Kotou Katoa. Thank you for the introduction there, Kerry. Yes I'm Duncan McCann from the Evidence Center and I'm here today to talk to you about the Educational Insights into Children in Care.Now essentially what I'm just going to talk about is a few sort of like trends and kind of like general insights that we saw from what, if we look at the data, what does the educational perspective look like if we are just like focusing in on children in care. So let'...

Child Entries into Care for Mothers with CNP History3

MOTHERS WITH CARE HISTORY The information below provides insight into the likelihood of a mother with care and protection history having a child placed into out-of-home care1. Findings As at June 2018, there were 4,210 mothers aged 20-28 with out-of-home care experience. Of these: • 210 (5%) had a child placed into care in the first 3 months of the child’s life • 380 (9%) had a child placed into care in the first year of the child’s life • 450 (11%) had a child p...

Surrogacy and adoption

It’s in a child’s best interest to have a legal relationship with the parents who will be raising them. Therefore you’ll need to apply to adopt your child through the New Zealand Family Court, so the parental rights can be transferred from your surrogate mother and her partner, to you. Surrogacies arranged in New Zealand...

Intensive intervention for whānau

A NEW APPROACHWe want to commit to meaningful and effective engagement with Māori. Wherever possible, the best place for a child is in the safe, loving and stable care of their families, whānau, hapū or iwi.Intensive intervention is being designed in collaboration with iwi, Māori and Pacific organisations and the wider community sector. For now, this involves four Oranga Tamariki sites: Christchurch Eas...

Care standards - video transcript

(Children speaking)I should know lots about the people who are going to look after me before I meet them.I want to know why I’m in care and what will happen next.I want to be included in decisions made about me. (Oranga Tamariki CE, Gráinne Moss speaking)We want all tamariki to be in loving whānau and communities, in safe and stable homes.Children in care are no exception. To support this, new Care Standards have been launched – a first for New Zealand.The Care Standard...