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KickStart Breakfast and Indicators of Child Health 7 June 2018

KickStart Breakfasts and Indicators of Child Health in Linked Administrative Data June 2018 Page 2 KickStart Breakfasts and Indicators of Child Health Authors Moira Wilson, Ministry of Social Development Dean Hyslop, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Min Vette, Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children Pete McMillen, Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children Acknowledgements This study was supported by funding from Orang...

20181211 Research into child sexual abuse in New Zealand2

20190517 Average costs of a child being in care per annum4

Financial help

... paid fortnightly and covers board, personal items and pocket money. We also provide a 4-weekly clothing allowance, and allowances for Christmas and birthday presents. The rates set out in the table below are effective from 1 April 2020.   Age of Child/Young Person Weekly Rate Weekly Pocket Money Birthday and Christmas Allowance (half the weekly board rate) 4 Weekly Clothing Rate 0 – 4 years $175.71 $2.10 $87.86 $83.28 5 – 9 years $200.55 $6.80 $100.28...

What to expect

When a child comes into care When children and young people are in care and living away from home, they should expect to feel welcome, and to be well cared for.Everyone looking after the child or young person is expected to do their best in caring for them. A standard of care for children to do well and be well...

Children who offend

The majority of children who offend are dealt with by the Police through alternative action, like writing an apology letter, or paying for damage.When their offence is more serious, we may organise a Youth Justice family group conference.The child is central to this process, and we make sure they understand and are part of any decisions. The aim is to help the child face up to their offending, learn from their mistakes, make...

Adopting in NZ

If you’re considering adopting a child, Oranga Tamariki can help you understand what’s involved and step you through the process. We’re focused on finding the right family for the child, and encourage ongoing connection with the birth family and their culture.Adoption is the legal transfer of parenting rights and responsibilities from birth parents to adoptive parents. Your relationship to an adopted child is as it would be if they were your birth chi...