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Working with others

Overlapping layers of protection By working more closely with our partner agencies, we can provide overlapping layers of protection and support for our children. This is just one of the ways that our goal of shared responsibility for the wellbeing of our children and young people will come to life over the next five years. Community and iwi Ar...

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When does a child go into care? There are lots of different ways children and young people come into care. Usually there's time to plan how this will happen. For example, a decision might be made at a Family Group Conference that it’s best for them to live with their aunty, or in another caring environment. Learn more...

What to expect

Our goal is to work with the child and young person, their whānau and others who can help, so they can return to live at home – but only once we think it's safe for them to do so. If that can't happen, we aim to find them a safe, stable and loving home, where they'll be able to have a sense of belonging.  "It's all about the love. Some...

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Children's Teams The Children’s Team approach is a way of working hand in hand with families and whānau to create safer lives for at-risk children.  We work together with other agencies, non-government organisations and communities to put the child first and ensure their voices are heard.  Learn more...