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  1. Video for Empty nest - a mother's struggle to reunite with her uplifted tamariki
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    Empty nest- a mother's struggle to reunite with her uplifted tamariki

    Two years ago Māori Television did a story about a woman we called “Mary” who’d had three of her children removed from her in 2016 by Oranga Tamariki.  She later had a one-day-old baby removed from her at a provincial hospital by social workers and police. The battle to regain custody continues today.

  2. Video for Save Our Tamariki, Save our Future campaign hits Gisborne streets
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    Save Our Tamariki, Save our Future campaign hits Gisborne streets

    'Save our Tamariki, Save our Future' is a national campaign protesting against the child uplift practices of Oranga Tamariki.  Spokesperson for the Gisborne branch, Tuta Ngarimu says the aim to prevent traumatic child uplifting incidents taking place at all. 

  3. Video for Oranga Tamariki: ground-breaking legislation comes into effect today
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    Oranga Tamariki: ground-breaking legislation comes into effect today

    Section 7AA of the Oranga Tamariki Act takes effect today, placing legislative responsibility on its CEO to seek out partnerships with iwi and hapū.  The ministry will now also have to report publicly and annually on the outcomes they achieve for tamariki Māori.

  4. Video for ‘Huge lack of Māori staff at Oranga Tamariki’ - NZ Māori Council
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    ‘Huge lack of Māori staff at Oranga Tamariki’- NZ Māori Council

    The number of Māori staff employed by Oranga Tamariki compared to the high number of Māori children in state care has raised concerns at the New Zealand Māori Council.

  5. Video for Chief Ombudsman inquiry into Oranga Tamariki third investigation into child uplifts
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    Chief Ombudsman inquiry into Oranga Tamariki third investigation into child uplifts

    Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier announced his own independent investigation into the process of removing newborn babies by Oranga Tamariki, making it one of three investigations now underway.

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    Ombudsman announces baby uplift investigation

    The Office of the Ombudsman has announced a wide-ranging investigation into the steps Oranga Tamariki takes when newborn babies are 'uplifted' from their parents.

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    Solutions for Māori in state care 'ignored' 30 years ago

    The Puao-te-atatu report commissioned in 1988 addressed how the Māori and state could work together, but it never saw the light of day. Today one of its authors says if it was fully implemented the number of Māori in state care wouldn't be as high.

  8. Video for Petition for Oranga Tamariki name change gains traction online
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    Petition for Oranga Tamariki name change gains traction online

    An online petition demanding Oranga Tamariki change its name had reached 9,000 signatures by Friday afternoon.

  9. Video for Māori midwife says the uplifting of tamariki needs to stop
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    Māori midwife says the uplifting of tamariki needs to stop

    CEO of Māori Midwives Aotearoa, Jean Te Huia says Māori women are being dehumanised as mothers by colonisation.  Backed by Ngāti Kahungunu, Te Huia has started the "Not One More Baby to be Taken" facebook page to gather the stories of those who have been affected by the uplifting of children.

  10. Video for Māori can have greater “hope” Oranga Tamariki is changing – Minister
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    Māori can have greater “hope” Oranga Tamariki is changing – Minister

    Oranga Tamariki Minister Tracey Martin says Māori can start to have a greater level of "hope" that her agency is changing.  This despite the number of Māori children being removed from families and into state care.

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