Welfare campaigner Dame Tariana Turia has demanded the head of Oranga Tamariki steps down in the wake of a Children's Commission report that outlined brutality and racism in the government's welfare system.
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Māori have proved their ability in COVID-19 crisis- Dame Tariana
Dame Tariana Turia is calling on Māori to hold the Government to account for its decisions. She adds Māori proved their ability to take charge of their future during the COVID-19 crisis and should be part of any decisions that concern them.
‘I will support them’ to establish a women's gang – Dame Tariana Turia
Former Māori Party Leader Dame Tariana Turia was moved to tears after attending a public event called Mana Whānau held at the Waikato Headquarters of the Mongrel Mob.
Marchers call for uplift halt- effective immediately
Hundreds turned out for the "Hands Off Our Tamariki" march in Wellington, in protest against the uplift practices of Oranga Tamariki.
Dame Tariana Turia shares Oranga Tamariki concerns
Dame Tariana Turia is concerned Māori continue to be subjected to the child uplift practices of Oranga Tamariki without an in-depth understanding of whakapapa and appropriate consultation with iwi. Turia, who has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to caring for whānau, says the government needs to start listening more closely.
Developing future leaders of Ngā Wairiki Ngāti Apa
Despite being the holiday period for students, Ngā Wairiki Ngāti Apa descendants are using the time to upskill themselves to be future leaders for the iwi. Maripi Tuatini is an intensive Rangatahi Scholarship Programme which aims at promoting the wellbeing of rangatahi through a vast range of challenging activities.
Change could be on the cards for Whānau Ora
Minister Peeni Henare says changes could be on the cards for Whānau Ora following a review undertaken by the government. Dame Tariana Turia hopes the Minister continues to fund the programme given it has helped more than 45,000 families.
Iwi turns out for Dame Tariana
In the past hour, former politician Tariana Turia was officially made a Dame at Putiki Marae in Whanganui.
Dame Turia onside for Partnership Schools Tribunal claim
Dame Iritana Tawhiwhirangi, who is co-leading a Tribunal claim opposing the shutdown of Kura Hourua - Partnership Schools is welcoming the support of former Māori Party co-leader Dame Tariana Turia.
Dame Turia opposes the closure of charter schools
Dame Tariana Turia has confirmed she has joined the claim before the Waitangi Tribunal, opposing the shutdown of Kura Hourua.