KickStart Breakfast and Indicators of Child Health 7 June 2018
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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
This study was supported by funding from Orang...
Just as every child is different, so is every family group conference. But what’s common is that everyone who attends is there to set aside any differences, and put the child's needs front and centre.
What is a family group conference?
Why we have a...
... 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 Pocket Money
Birthday and Christmas Allowance (half the weekly board rate)
4 Weekly Clothing Rate
0 – 4 years
5 – 9 years
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...
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...
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...