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... And because it is also a hugely important role, there are several steps to take - with our support.  Learn more Financial help Caregivers have told us that people who look after children do it because they want to make a difference in a child's life. To support this we provide financial help to meet the day-to-day expenses that looking after a child involves....

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...

Research

What we do We work to: drive research strategy that is aligned and focused on priority areas build evaluation skills within our own organisation commission, monitor and undertake evaluations provide insights from operational, population and wellbeing data.   Contact the Evidence Centre research@ot....

Financial help

Caregiver allowanceA care allowance is paid fortnightly and covers board, personal items and pocket money. We also provide a 4-weekly clothing allowance, and allowances for Christmas and birthday presents. The rates set out in the table below are effective from 1 April 2019.   Age of Child/Young Person Weekly Rate Weekly Pocket Money Birthday and Christmas Allowance (half the weekly board rate) 4 Weekly Clothing Rate 0 – 4 years $172.84 $2.10 $86.4...