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About the role

What we're looking for Our ideal candidates will be: new Social Work graduates or experienced practitioners dedicated to putting children and young people first resilient, motivated and caring culturally responsive and committed to bi-cultural practice confident communicators with excellent written and verbal communication skills excited about joining us on our journey. For more detail, take a look at the Social Work job description. ...

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If you're a school:  Call 0508 EDASSIST (0508 332 774)Email edassist@ot.govt.nz If you're a caregiver:Call 0508 227 377 If your query is adoption related:Call 0508 326 459Email webadoption@ot.govt.nz To request personal information held by us:Call 0508 326 459 and ask for privacy and official information services.General mailing address:Oranga Tamariki National Office PO Box 546WellingtonNew Zealand  Contact Children's Tea...

Finding a place to belong through basketball

(Trent, student, basketball player)Basketball is a way of life. Basketball is my culture. Basketball is my home. It is my place. It is where I belong.Kia Ora, my name is Trent. I'm 17. I'm part Māori and also part Irish. Both parts of me that I love. I'm in my second to last year of high school and I'm associated with Oranga Tamariki as I live with my grandparents. They helped me. Also a lady called Karen helped me quite heavily in having the ability to go to camps, to have a...

Round the clock support - video transcript

(Trish Langridge, DCE Care Services)"It’s the beginning of a lot of really good things for our caregivers, and ultimately that’s going to make a difference for our kids."(Bryan - caregiver)"As they say, it takes a village to raise a kid. The more voices you have got in that village and the more people you have to talk to, the more support you have got.The more support you have got, the better you feel about yourself and also the kids that you’re caring for.If I couldn’...

Katarina

Maraea was instrumental in giving Katarina the self-belief she needed to succeed."She assured me I could be both a world champion and a successful student. She was with me every step of the way – and because of her belief in me, I started to believe in myself.""She’s really made me a lot stronger. I had a lot of times where I didn’t know if I could keep going. With waka ama we train twice a day, ten times a week. I was so tired, and after...

Our journey

The task ahead We’re on a journey to ensure all children are in loving whānau and communities where oranga tamariki can be realised. Our aspirations are high, and the scale of the task is significant.A priority is making sure all children receive care from loving, stable families at the earliest opportunity. It’s about investing in children now, so that we can prevent harm later. And it means using evidence to figure out what to...

Tamati

Tamati wanted to honour Elizabeth with the taonga, to thank her for helping him to become a good dad.It was six years ago that Tamati first met Elizabeth. He had just become a dad, with twins, and was having a really hard time."I used to not like being around children. I was known as the big scary person. I always thought kids didn’t like me. I didn’t know how to connect with them. I was smacking, yelling and growling, stressed out. And the...