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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren advise Minister

Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 4:46 pm | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett has today announced the setting up of a Ministerial Reference Group charged with providing options for extra financial assistance for grandparents raising grandchildren on a full time basis. This extra assistance ... More >>

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - Community of the Year

Monday, 4 March 2013, 1:52 pm | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust NZ (GRG) was announced as the winner of the ‘Community of the Year’ category at the 2013 New Zealander of the Year Awards gala dinner held in Auckland last week. More >>

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Open Evening

Thursday, 26 April 2012, 10:56 am | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

For immediate release Thursday 26 April Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Open Evening – Wellington The Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust (GRG) is pleased to announce it will be holding its annual training conference in Wellington next ... More >>

Grandparents back Family Commission's Findings

Friday, 5 March 2010, 2:24 pm | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The Trust’s 2009 study showed that more than half the children who came into grandparent care were reported as having serious physical and psychological problems as a result of the abuse and neglect they suffered before coming into care. Raising children ... More >>

The Healing Power of Grandparents

Tuesday, 8 September 2009, 5:41 pm | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

A 2009 study of Grandparents raising Grandchildren in New Zealand has shown a high level of long-term commitment to the children in spite of huge difficulties and little if any support. Following a ground-breaking study of grandparent and other kin carers ... More >>

Budget Response

Friday, 23 May 2008, 10:49 am | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The Budget announcement has corrected the long standing difference between the basic Foster Care payments and Kinship payments to Whanau where they step in to raise family members who can not be cared for by the parents, say Grandparents raising Grandchildren ... More >>

Child Poverty Action Group report

Tuesday, 29 April 2008, 9:36 am | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Family care responsibilities, especially where grandparents or kin carers are the primary caregivers, often mean people are vulnerable to living in poverty. Caregivers of children can’t always work, and those on NZ Super get very little from Working ... More >>

World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse

Monday, 19 November 2007, 1:54 pm | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust New Zealand (GRG) does not want to see another case of child abuse hitting the nation’s headlines. More >>

Grandparents still waiting for Labour promises

Tuesday, 11 September 2007, 11:19 am | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The National Grandparents raising Grandchildren Trust is still waiting for the Labour Party's promise to provide financial equity to Grandparents raising their Grandchildren. More >>

Kin Carers Deserve Same Support as Foster Carers

Thursday, 6 September 2007, 11:30 am | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The Government should fund grandparents raising grandchildren/kin carers with the same support they fund foster care-givers, says Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust NZ Founder, Diane Vivian. More >>

Kin Carers Deserve the Same Support as Foster Care

Wednesday, 5 September 2007, 3:34 pm | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The Government should fund grandparents raising grandchildren/kin carers with the same support they fund foster care-givers, says Grandparents Raising Grandchildren™ Trust NZ Founder, Diane Vivian. More >>

We know where the grandparents are

Wednesday, 8 August 2007, 11:49 am | Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

In response to the call by politicians and media “Where are all the extended family?” Grandparents Raising Grandchildren ™ NZ (GRG) knows what happens when kin step up to help their families/whanau in crisis. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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