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Jigsaw: We Need to Get Serious About Valuing Our Children

Wednesday, 27 February 2013, 12:49 pm | Jigsaw

Jigsaw Family Services says New Zealanders need to get serious about treasuring our tamariki and realise that they are our future. More >>

Jigsaw Calls for More Compassion for Stressed Parents

Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 1:32 pm | Jigsaw

Jigsaw Family Services is urging businesses to show more compassion and understanding when they’re dealing with crying children and stressed out parents. The comment follows reports that Air New Zealand staff bumped a mother and her crying toddler ... More >>

Jigsaw eNews November 2012

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 3:45 pm | Jigsaw

Two recent cases have shown that speaking up about abusive behaviour is really hard - even for the experts. More >>

Jigsaw Says White Paper is a Comprehensive Plan for Children

Thursday, 11 October 2012, 9:19 am | Jigsaw

The children’s advocacy group Jigsaw says the White Paper released today is a comprehensive plan to enhance the wellbeing of vulnerable children. More >>

It’s a New Day – Maranga Mai – Jigsaw National Conference

Wednesday, 10 October 2012, 10:02 am | Jigsaw

Social service providers are being challenged to break out of their tired old thinking and come up with fresh new ideas on how to help all vulnerable children live healthy and productive lives at a unique conference being held in Wellington. More >>

Jigsaw Conference Focus for White Paper Launch

Tuesday, 2 October 2012, 3:15 pm | Jigsaw

Child abuse prevention network Jigsaw says the time has come for a new approach to reduce child abuse and neglect. Jigsaw’s national conference, being held at Te Papa on 10-12th October, is exploring fresh thinking to help all children and families ... More >>

Jigsaw Urges Political Parties to Invest in Children

Wednesday, 29 August 2012, 11:57 am | Jigsaw

The child abuse prevention network Jigsaw is urging all politicians to get behind the Children’s Commissioner’s recommendations to tackle child poverty in New Zealand. More >>

Maori Solutions To Improve Outcomes for Maori Children

Wednesday, 1 August 2012, 11:31 am | Jigsaw

Child abuse prevention network, Jigsaw says that the Maori Affairs Select Committee has an opportunity to come up with Maori solutions to improve outcomes for tamariki. More >>

Jigsaw Backs Children’s Commissioner’s Comments

Wednesday, 25 July 2012, 11:48 am | Jigsaw

Child abuse prevention network, Jigsaw says the Children’s Commissioner Dr Russell Wills is right when he says we all need to work harder to stand up to child abusers. More >>

Jigsaw Tells Parliament: Involve Men More in Antenatal Care

Thursday, 12 July 2012, 3:12 pm | Jigsaw

Child abuse prevention network, Jigsaw says more emphasis is needed on the important role fathers have to play in nurturing and protecting children. More >>

Plans to Change Social Services is an Opportunity

Thursday, 28 June 2012, 2:42 pm | Jigsaw

Child abuse prevention network, Jigsaw says the Government’s planned changes to social service sector contracts is an opportunity to “get it right” for children and families. More >>

“A Great Totara Has Fallen” Says Jigsaw

Friday, 30 March 2012, 2:46 pm | Jigsaw

Child abuse prevention network Jigsaw is deeply saddened at the passing of Dr Hone Kaa, saying a great totara has fallen. More >>

Jigsaw says connect with your neighbours these holidays

Wednesday, 21 December 2011, 4:50 pm | Jigsaw

The child abuse prevention network Jigsaw says reaching out to your neighbours this holiday season might save a child’s life. Jigsaw’s vision is to encourage people from all walks of life to help nurture and protect our children, rather than rely ... More >>

Put Children First Says Jigsaw

Friday, 2 September 2011, 12:30 pm | Jigsaw

Child abuse prevention network Jigsaw Family Services says children/tamariki must be put first when changes are made to social or economic policies. More >>

Glen Innes Healthy Kai Awards

Monday, 30 May 2011, 1:37 pm | Jigsaw

The Glen Innes Healthy Kai (GIHK) programme’s 2011 Retailer Awards event was a great success as a number of local food retailers were presented with awards by Mayor Len Brown on Monday, 23 May. Kebab 149 and Long Rainbow achieved a Gold Award; Hong ... More >>

Let's Not Waste Work Already Achieved For Children

Monday, 4 April 2011, 3:58 pm | Jigsaw

Jigsaw Family Services is strongly urging the Government not to throw away all the work that has been achieved so far for children and towards preventing child abuse and family violence. More >>

Funding Cuts Will Be A Major Step Backwards

Monday, 21 March 2011, 4:03 pm | Jigsaw

Jigsaw Warns That Possible Funding Cuts Will Be A Major Step Backwards For Family Violence Prevention More >>

Earthquake Victims - Family Violence is Never OK

Wednesday, 8 September 2010, 4:20 pm | Jigsaw

The family violence prevention network Jigsaw Family Services says that family violence is never OK, whatever the circumstances. More >>

A Good Time To Reach Out To Teen Dads

Wednesday, 1 September 2010, 12:52 pm | Jigsaw

Family violence prevention network, Jigsaw Family Services, says it is pleased that the Government has acknowledged that more support is needed to help teenage fathers grow into becoming great dads. More >>

Child abuse a significant and horrendous problem

Wednesday, 23 June 2010, 5:03 pm | Jigsaw

A surge in the number of child abuse notifications reflects the sad reality of what our social service providers have to deal with every day, says Jigsaw Family Services. More >>