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Te Pae Herenga O Tamaki Launches Ngā Tini Whetū Programme

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 11:56 am | Whanau Ora

More than 350 whānau attended the launch of a programme which will help them set their own goals and pathways in life. Te Pae Herenga o Tamaki – the Whānau Ora Auckland collective - launched its Ngā Tini Whetū programme to a whānau-filled ... More >>

Māori Gather To Discuss Collective Approach To Māori Health Authority

Friday, 7 May 2021, 8:36 am | Whanau Ora

Whānau Ora partners from Tamaki Makaurau and Te Tai Tokerau will come together today with Northland Iwi to work out a collective approach to the government’s proposed Māori Health Authority. In the first of 3 planned Hui, representatives ... More >>

Te Pae Hiringa: The Journey To Māori Prosperity In Tāmaki Summit

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 6:03 am | Whanau Ora

“Our mahi is to find and unleash new thinking and new solutions, new ways of making solutions stick and new ways of breaking the barriers to solutions,” said Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei Whai Maia, Chief Executive, Rangimarie Hunia. As a part of the Whānau ... More >>

One Small Step To Devolution

Friday, 25 September 2020, 11:45 am | Whanau Ora

Whānau Ora CEO & Māori Party Co-Leader John Tamihere says a new collaborative contract with Oranga Tamariki, Te Puni Kokiri, ACC, and Whānau Ora is a first and positive step towards devolution of services to Māori by Māori for Māori. It also ... More >>

Now Is The Hour For Māori To Be Enabled

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 3:01 pm | Whanau Ora

Waitangi Tribunal Urgent Inquiry Into Oranga Tamariki Redistributing power from the State back to Māori is the only pathway for long-lasting change amongst families believes Merepeka Raukawa-Tait. The Chair of the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency ... More >>

Minister Promises To Correct Budget Details

Friday, 15 May 2020, 1:17 pm | Whanau Ora

Merepeka Raukawa-Tait said she accepts Minister Peeni Henare will correct Thursday’s budget announcment which decreased Whānau Ora funding money by $10 million. On Thursday the Minister announced a $137m boost to Whānau Ora. But a closer inspection of the ... More >>

Oranga Tamariki abuse power to punish Māori

Monday, 3 February 2020, 8:34 am | Whanau Ora

Fourteen armed police were used by Oranga Tamariki to uplift a five-month-old Māori baby from a mum, a new report has revealed. More >>

Māori leadership launch legal challenge

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 10:37 am | Whanau Ora

FIVE of the most outstanding Māori women leaders have lodged legal action against the Government and written to the Prime Minister saying they have “no confidence” in her Whānau Ora Minister. More >>

Collusion between Oranga Tamariki & Family Court called out

Friday, 8 November 2019, 2:49 pm | Whanau Ora

Whānau Ora Commissioning Chair Merepeka Raukawa-Tait says a fish rots from the head and Oranga Tamariki leadership needs to take responsibility for its systemic failures - not throw its staff under the bus. More >>

Ten Days left to make submissions to Oranga Tamariki Inquiry

Monday, 21 October 2019, 9:45 am | Whanau Ora

Anyone who would like to submit an account of their experience of state care to the Māori Inquiry into Oranga Tamariki has 10 days left before submissions close. More >>

Second National Māori Hui Inquiry into Oranga Tamariki

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 12:02 pm | Whanau Ora

The second national hui in the Māori-led Inquiry into Oranga Tamariki concluded yesterday ahead of schedule after a capacity audience formally ratified the terms of reference that determines the scope and purpose of the independent investigation ... More >>

Inquiry into Oranga Tamariki Next Phase, Call for Feedback

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 9:34 am | Whanau Ora

The next phase of the national Māori Inquiry into Oranga Tamariki is a hui on Monday, 19th August at the Novotel Hotel, Hamilton, to confirm the scope and purpose of the inquiry. More >>

Call for action on the practices of state removal

Friday, 12 July 2019, 7:38 pm | Whanau Ora

An overwhelming response sees Māori from across the country pouring into Māngere today. The call for action came from Māori leadership concerned with the practice of tamariki removals by the state. Whānau, experts, and highly skilled Māori from ... More >>

Largest cohort graduate with Whanau Ora Diploma

Friday, 26 February 2016, 10:05 am | Whanau Ora

Sixteen students – the largest group to date – graduated today with a Diploma in Whanau Ora. More >>

Latest round of Pasifika Whānau Ora funding announced

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 11:04 am | Whanau Ora

Pacific providers throughout the country will benefit from almost $22 million from the Whānau Ora funding programme in just over two years, to work with Pasifika families within their areas of focus, Pasifika Futures Limited chief executive Mrs Debbie ... More >>

Lack of Maori Representation Concerns Iwi Chairs

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 12:29 pm | Whanau Ora

Raniera T (Sonny) Tau; the Chairperson of Whānau Ora Iwi Leaders Group, has written to Hon Anne Tolley, expressing the concern of Iwi Chairs about the lack of Maori representation in the expert panel set up to review CYFS. More >>

East Coast Nominations Sought for Whānau Ora Regional Group

Friday, 12 October 2012, 3:29 pm | Whanau Ora

12 Whiringa-ā-nuku / October 2012 East Coast Nominations Sought for Whānau Ora Regional Group Te Tairāwhiti (East Coast) Regional Leadership Group (RLG) for Whānau Ora is calling for nominations from the northern East Coast communities. Thirty-four ... More >>