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‘Mark of excellence’ – Award nominations open now
Hear from Chief Social Worker Peter Whitcombe about the 2022 Prime Minister’s Oranga Tamariki Awards.
Awards support Oliver’s photography dream
Oliver Stewart, 2021 Prime Minister’s Oranga Tamariki Award recipient and aspiring photographer, wants to use his experiences to help others.
PMOT Award boosts Open Home Foundation mahi
Open Home Foundation social worker, Gail Hessey, was so excited when she received news that her nominee was the recipient of a 2021 Prime Minister’s Oranga Tamariki Award that she couldn’t sit still.
PMOT Awards: seeing the potential
Te Waiariki Purea Trust in Rotorua had the joy of celebrating a young person who received a Prime Minister’s Oranga Tamariki Award late last year.
Big aspirations for spoken word poet
A spoken word poet and fluent te reo Māori speaker says she was ‘blown away’ by news that she won a Prime Minister’s Oranga Tamariki Award.
Kirikiriroa rangatahi recognised for PMOT Award
The achievements of two care-experienced rangatahi in Kirikiriroa were celebrated last month, as part of a special ceremony hosted at the University of Waikato.
Young carver Daniel on his Prime Minister's Oranga Tamariki Award
Aspiring carver Daniel McGregor is one of this year's Prime Minister's Oranga Tamariki award winners.
Exceptional young people recognised by Prime Minister
The Prime Minister and Minister for Children recognise exceptional care-experienced young people as part of the annual Prime Minister’s Oranga Tamariki Awards.
Published: May 30, 2023