Sir Wira Gardiner has now officially stepped into the role of acting Secretary for Children and Chief Executive of Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children. Over the next six months, Sir Wira and the Leadership Team will continue to focus on transforming the care and...
Ministers News & Newsletters
Deputy Chief Executive Partnering for Outcomes
We would like to let you know that Celia Patrick, our Deputy Chief Executive Partnering for Outcomes, is departing Oranga Tamariki at the end of April. Celia has been with Oranga Tamariki for nearly four years, and has played a critical role leading Partnering for...
Strategic Partnership for whānau in Te Hiku o Te Ika
On Friday 26 February, we were proud to sign a Strategic Partnership Agreement with Te Kahu Oranga Whānau – a collective of iwi and Māori organisations in Te Hiku o Te Ika (The Far North). This includes Waitomo Papakainga Development Trust, Te Whare Ruruhau O Meri, Te...
Tiaki Tamariki: Whakamana Whānau Programme
Regional workshop series on improving outcomes for tamariki Māori - some places still available in Tauranga and New Plymouth. The Tiaki Tamariki Whakamana Whānau programme is a series of one-day interactive workshops that will help you enhance your...
Improvements to the Supported Bail service
Recent changes to the youth justice system, including raising the youth justice age to include more 17-year-olds, as well as concerns about a rise in bail condition breaches, mean that we are looking at how we can improve the Supported Bail service. A number of areas...
Māori mothers describe child welfare system as dangerous and brutal in new report
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