Posts Tagged ‘Oranga Tamariki’

Nearly 30 children have died in state care in New Zealand since 2017

Monday, September 6th, 2021

Nearly 30 children have died in state care since Oranga Tamariki’s inception and an expert says the organisation has failed to deliver on its promises. Of the 27 children who have died since April 2017, five died by suicide, 15 from natural causes, five from accidents, and two as a result of child abuse, homicide Read more

Hawke’s Bay’s grim reality: Oranga Tamariki gets thousands of reports of child abuse

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Tens of thousands of reports of concern about child abuse in Hawke’s Bay have been made to Oranga Tamariki in the past five years, but less than 4 percent have been substantiated. The grim statistics were released to Hawke’s Bay Today under the Official Information Act for the years 2016 to 2021. The data covers Read more