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SUBSEQUENT PROVISIONS OF ORANGA TAMARIKI ACT TO CHANGE

Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is relieved to see the announcement made today at the Iwi Leaders Forum that Cabinet has decided to repeal the subsequent children provisions of the Oranga Tamariki Act.

“At the Waitangi Tribunal inquiry into Oranga Tamariki last week I talked about the evidence from David Tobis, author of From Pariahs to Partners, – how parents and their allies changed New York’s city’s child welfare system. David Tobis nails a simple argument : that unless they are in extreme danger children do better with their families than they do in care.”

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