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Dec
18
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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Dec
18
Community Notices
From the NZFVC: The New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse is delighted to welcome our new Kaiwhakahaere, Charlotte Moore
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Dec
18
OT Inquiry
From the NZFVC: The Office of the Children’s Commissioner (OCC) has released the second report of their two-part review of care and protection issues for pēpi Māori
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Dec
18
Job Vacancies
From the WDHB: We are looking for a Clinical Social Worker with well-developed assessment and communication skills, who has experience in an inpatient setting and a strong interest in Women’s Health. You will be a dynamic, energetic and experienced professional who enjoys working autonomously as well as being part of a team. You will need experience in working with Māori and whānau and knowledge of Tikanga me, Kaupapa Māori are highly desirable. Closing Date: 10th January 2021
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Dec
18
Courts
From the NZFVC: Chief District Court Judge Heemi Taumaunu announced a new model for the District Court: Te Ao Mārama. It will be launched in 2021 with the new Alcohol and other Drug Treatment (AODT) Court in Hamilton, which will incorporate a new stream for care and protection proceedings
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Dec
18
Submissions
From the NZFVC: Submissions are open on the Family Court (Supporting Children In Court) Legislation Bill. The deadline to make a submission is 28 February 2021
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Dec
18
Reports
From the Office of the Children's Commissioner: This report shares children and young people’s reflections of COVID-19 during a seven-week lockdown at levels 3 and 4 during March-May 2020 in Aotearoa New Zealand. We launched an online survey which invited children and young people aged 8-18 years of age to participate, with the support of their school or community youth organisation. We wanted to hear what children and young people’s experiences of the COVID-19 lockdown under levels 3 and 4 were and how they rated their own wellbeing during this time
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Dec
11
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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Dec
11
Research
From Community Waitakere: COVID-19 has changed the world as we once knew it, forcing all of us to quickly adapt to a new normal. We wanted to find out how the local community and social service sector has responded to COVID-19 and learn more about both the positive and negative impacts of being in lockdown. We sent out an online survey in August 2020 when Auckland went back into Alert Level 3 lockdown and we are now pleased to share our findings
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Dec
11
Reports
From West Auckland Together: How a network of networks collaboratively mobilised to support West Auckland communities during COVID-19 alert level 4. West Auckland Together is a collective that was activated during the COVID-19 lockdown to respond to the needs of their local communities. Healthy Families Waitākere, with the support of Auckland Emergency Management, have commissioned a report to capture the perspectives of the West Auckland Together (WAT) collective. This report aims to record and display how WAT accelerated collective action during the lockdown and may be used as a case for change within communities across Tāmaki Makaurau
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Dec
11
Research
From the University of Otago: This seminar presents the findings of a year-long University of Otago research project which focused on preventing the removal of babies by the child protection system. The issue of the removal of babies by Oranga Tamariki, particularly Māori babies, has gained widespread attention in the last two years. This research sought to understand what helps prevent this practice where possible
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Dec
04
News Media
The latest links to media articles on issues that impact on the family violence sector
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