Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today said the government didn't wait till the Royal Commission into Abuse of Children in State Care reported before changing the governance of Oranga Tamariki because
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State care to state custody: research suggests clear link
Research undertaken as part of the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry shows state care last century was a breeding ground for those who went on to serve a prison sentence.
Oranga Tamariki gives evidence at royal commission into state abuse
Survivors of state abuse say they are underwhelmed by evidence given to the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry by state agencies.
Luafutu family finds redemption from state care trauma
Breanna Tugaga-Rogers is a Te Rito journalism cadet.
Independent research reveals racism in government agencies responsible for Māori in care
According to this research, it was state-sponsored, state-sanctioned racism against Māori children.
Government to 'transform' Oranga Tamariki, uplifts to be last resort
Significant changes are expected to be made to the Oranga Tamariki child care and protection system after the government accepted the recommendations of the Ministerial Advisory Board.
New film highlights NZ’s failed housing crisis and state care system
The Justice of Bunny King follows the character of Bunny King, played by actress Essie Davis, who is recently released from prison and fighting to regain custody of her children.
State abuse inquiry hears evidence of abuse at children's homes
Tyrone Marks of Ngāti Raukawa was only eight years old when he was taken into state care and he recalls "going from home to home, being locked up, being treated like dirt, sexually abused, physically, mentally, psychologically."
State abuse survivors recall traumatic events
Although the wānanga focused on the future aspirations of survivors, some find the pain and anguish still unbearable.