Oranga Tamariki News and Updates - May 2020

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Gráinne talks about moving to Alert Level 2

Gráinne discusses our phased transition to Alert Level 2, and how we will 'play it safe' while we support tamariki, wh?nau and caregivers during this time.

Read Gráinne's message




Check out this video to see how we'll be working at Alert Level 2.




Updated information for Level 2

We've updated our website with information for partners and caregivers to help support them as we move to Alert Level 2.

Visit the Government's website for the latest advice, guidance and information on the country's response to COVID-19.



Videos continue wh?nau connection in lockdown

A Kiwi couple is getting creative to ensure they stay connected to their niece, with COVID-19 restrictions having put plans for her to move into their care on hold.

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Ingredients for positive change in Youth Justice

Auckland young people in Youth Justice have been cooking for their wh?nau during the lockdown, thanks to a ready-to-cook delivery project developed by social workers.

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Keeping eyes on kids during the lockdown

Social worker Kaysha Whakarau spoke to Stuff about her experiences during lockdown, and what she's been doing to keep children safe.

Read the story on Stuff



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