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Safety checking

What are the safety checking regulations? On 1 July 2015 safety checking regulations for the children’s workforce came into force. The regulations require all paid people who work with children for government-funded organisations to be safety checked, and to have these safety checks updated every three years. This also applies to unpaid people working with children as part of an educational or vocational trainin...

Safety of Children in Care

Most children enter the care of Oranga Tamariki because they have been harmed. The data shows that, where we remove children from those harmful situations, in the vast majority of cases we keep them safe. But it also shows that some children continue to experience harm – from family, other adults or other children.  We have taken action around harmful situations, well before the data was collected. In some cases they have involved other agencies, such as the Police. In eve...