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Foster carers celebrated

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 4:19 pm | Child Youth And Family

“You deserve a medal.” A statement often made, but in the case of caregivers, none more deserved. More >>

Celebrating those who care

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 12:10 pm | Child Youth And Family

Foster Care Awareness Week gets underway on Sunday 1 March, and is a chance to celebrate the extraordinary contribution of foster carers up and down the country. More >>

Child, Youth & Family to sign agreement with Ngāti Kahungunu

Friday, 23 May 2014, 5:38 pm | Child Youth And Family

On Thursday 29 May, Child, Youth and Family and Ngāti Kahungunu will sign a Memorandum of Understanding that will see us working more closely together for tamariki and rangatahi. More >>

Child, Youth and Family forensic interviewer honoured

Tuesday, 8 October 2013, 12:07 pm | Child Youth And Family

A Child, Youth and Family (CYF) forensic interviewer has received a commendation from the New Zealand Police (NZ Police) for her work in training Police and Child, Youth and Family staff in the specialist field of child interviewing. More >>

Awhi Mai Awhi Atu - Jan 2013

Monday, 28 January 2013, 2:37 pm | Child Youth And Family

Welcome to the new year everyone. I hope you had a relaxing break, got lots of sun, and feel refreshed and energised for the year ahead. For us, 2013 will see the consolidation of year one of our strategic plan… Read more KIDS IN CARE DELIGHT IN CHRISTMAS ... More >>

Opening hearts with an opening night

Monday, 2 November 2009, 10:56 am | Child Youth And Family

This Christmas, a night of music, comedy and circus awaits some very special children. Downstage Theatre has generously gifted the entire opening night of An Adagio Christmas to 160 children in the care of Child, Youth and Family. More >>

New CYF worker: small, furry and here to stay

Friday, 5 June 2009, 11:10 am | Child Youth And Family

She is a four-year-old Border Collie cross dog, her name is Tess, and she is now a permanent part of the staff at Child, Youth and Family’s care and protection residence in Wellington. Tess has moved in to the residence full-time to support ... More >>

Pacific Youth Key To Our Future

Thursday, 4 June 2009, 2:56 pm | Child Youth And Family

Porirua is speaking up proudly with an event called Mana Pasifika on Saturday which aims to let Pacific young people in Porirua know that by making the right choices they can succeed. This event will focus on enhancing young Pacific people’s health ... More >>

Statement re Chris Kahui and Marcia Ngapera

Friday, 27 March 2009, 10:12 am | Child Youth And Family

Child, Youth and Family was notified by staff at Auckland Hospital of concerns for the wellbeing of the baby about to be born to Ms Ngapera and Mr Kahui. We met with medical professionals, including specialist paediatrician Dr Patrick Kelly, to discuss ... More >>

Youth Justice Kids Honour Anzacs

Thursday, 24 April 2008, 1:30 pm | Child Youth And Family

Child, Youth and Family’s youth justice residence in Manurewa held a special Anzac Day dawn ceremony this morning (Thursday 24 April). The ceremony was led by the Manurewa RSA with support from the Royal New Zealand Air Force. More >>

CYFS Response To Stuff Article On Mona Kahui

Wednesday, 2 April 2008, 3:24 pm | Child Youth And Family

In response to article 'Kahui Name Torments Young Mum' 02/04/08 – Eastern and Bays Courier / Stuff Website More >>

VIP's Join Forces To Launch Children’s Day

Sunday, 24 February 2008, 5:36 pm | Child Youth And Family

Next Saturday, much loved children’s author Joy Cowley and celebrated actor and broadcaster Dame Kate Harcourt will join forces to launch New Zealand’s National Children’s Day. More >>

Qian Xun Xue reunites with her Nana

Tuesday, 25 September 2007, 5:08 pm | Child Youth And Family

Qian Xun Xue and her grandmother, Madame Liu, were reunited this afternoon to the visible delight of both. More >>

Qian Xun Xue to reunite with Grandmother in NZ

Friday, 21 September 2007, 12:02 am | Child Youth And Family

Three year old Qian Xun Xue is returning to New Zealand to reunite with her grandmother in the wake of the tragic death of her mother An An Liu. Currently in the care of the Victorian Department of Human Services, custody of Qian is being transferred ... More >>

Child, Youth and Family acts on allegations

Tuesday, 26 June 2007, 1:50 pm | Child Youth And Family

The Head of Child, Youth and Family, Ray Smith said today he is extremely concerned at allegations made in the NZ Herald that young offenders attending a Child, Youth and Family course smoked marijuana, drank alcohol and were trained to handle firearms. More >>

Young people turning their lives around

Tuesday, 31 October 2006, 10:26 am | Child Youth And Family

Today Child, Youth and Family marked Foster Care Awareness Week by presenting nine winners with the inaugural William Wallace Awards, in Wellington. "The award recipients are all young people who are or were in the care or custody of Child, Youth and Family ... More >>

CYFS suspends assessments for Russian adoptions

Friday, 15 September 2006, 9:43 am | Child Youth And Family

Child, Youth and Family today announced it was temporarily suspending its assessments of new prospective families wanting to adopt children from Russia but reassured families already advanced in the process that they will continue to receive help. More >>

CYF probes 'involvement' with blood-drinking boy

Friday, 1 September 2006, 3:38 pm | Child Youth And Family

Child, Youth and Family is investigating its role in the case of a boy whose aunt beat him until he bled and then made him drink his own blood. More >>

Report Highlights Need for Inter-Agency Response

Thursday, 27 July 2006, 1:19 pm | Child Youth And Family

A Child, Youth and Family report on child death from maltreatment confirms the need for government and community agencies to work together in reducing child abuse. More >>

New care and protection residence adds 10 beds

Thursday, 27 July 2006, 1:15 pm | Child Youth And Family

Whakatakapokai, Child, Youth and Family’s new care and protection residence will be officially opened by Ruth Dyson, Child, Youth and Family Minister today (27th). Other speakers at the opening include Manukau Mayor, Sir Barry Curtis and Ray Smith, ... More >>

 

 

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