Lakiesha is a young aspiring social worker. She shares with us some of the values and life lessons she learnt living in a kaupapa-Māori home in Whangarei.
We gathered with iwi and Māori organisations for the first national hui since Oranga Tamariki was formed.
We're partnering with Ngāpuhi Iwi Social Services to support tamariki who have offended to make positive life decisions and cultural connections.
Collaboration between an iwi health and social services provider and Oranga Tamariki is helping provide better support for whānau in need.
Gráinne thanks social workers for the work they do every day in communities across the country.
Lakiesha is a young aspiring social worker, using her experience in care to help tamariki and whānau.
John Wu’s journey from teenage immigrant with a severe stutter, to Youth Justice Social Worker on the cusp of completing a law degree.
The Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children Social Workers pay equity claim has moved closer to settlement.
A young person shares his experience of being on a youth advisory group, and encourages others to make their voices heard.
A programme in partnership with Fire and Emergency New Zealand has helped young people who've offended take responsibility for their actions.
He may have the tattoos and the bulging biceps, but Claudeland's Family Boy's Home caregiver Darren Farrow is the soft spot of many rangatahi in his care.
Minister for Children, Tracey Martin, has announced new measures to reduce the harm experienced by children in care.
Gráinne talks about the changes and challenges ahead.
Nominations are open for the William Wallace Awards, which recognise the achievements of outstanding young people in care.
Seventeen year old Trent dreams of one day playing in the NBA. That dream may become reality thanks to strong whānau support and community mentors.
A new digital resource developed by Skylight Trust helps tamariki, rangatahi, whānau and communities navigate through difficult times.