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Our Focus 2018 - video transcript

... to a bright future.It’s massive and we’ve made a good start.We’ve boosted the number of social workers.And we’ve supported those social workers to provide quality practice.We’ve created more emergency placement options.And set up a dedicated helpline for caregivers.We can’t do this on our own.So, we’ve been building strategic partnerships with other government agencies, NGOs and iwi.Providing stability for our partners with longer term contracts.New kaupapa Māori homes have been...

Referrals

Making referrals to Children's Teams This table of contacts will help you decide how to get in touch when making a referral. Scroll down for important information about how to make a referral.  If… Contact You think a child is in immediate danger: Call the Police on 111. You suspect a child has been experiencing chronic child abuse or neglect, or been physically or sexually assaulted: Call our contact centre on 0508 326 459...

About the awards

... care and recognise how a life changing opportunity can make positive change to a young persons’ future.They are held in December in Wellington at the Beehive and hosted by The Prime Minister.The awards provide scholarships (valued up to $3,000) to help young people in care achieve their goals and aspirations for the future – whether that’s study, sport, following a passion, or developing their leadership skills.This year we’ve partnered with a group of very generous sponsors who have co...

Overview

Our name Our full name is Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children.'Oranga' is the wellbeing we want to help the children we work with to have.'Tamariki' reminds us that children are descended from greatness. They are born with an inherent mana that can be damaged by abuse and neglect.We support children, family and whānau to restore their mana, their sense of self, their important connections and relationships, their right to heal and recover, an...

Safety of Children in Care

... harm of any child or young person is unacceptable. This data shows that the changes we are implementing are essential.The Safety of Children in Care Annual ReportThe Safety of Children in Care Annual Report provides data from July 2018 – June 2019 to help us understand the full picture of where harm is occurring. This helps us to focus on the right actions to keep children in care safe.Read the Safety of Children in Care Annual Report 2018-2019 (PDF 1.63MB)Quarterly reportsSafety of Childre...