News | Maori
18 Feb 2020 21:10
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Maori

    Calls to turn around removals of Maori children from whanau

    Calls to turn around removals of Maori children from whanau


    A review by the Children's Commissioner's shows persistent inequities in the removal of Maori children into state custody.

    Oranga Tamariki's Hoani Lambert says they have to deal with what's driving the number of children being taken.

    He says he agrees with the Commissioner, but says there are many contributing factors.

    He says Maori are two and a half times more likely than non-Maori to be hospitalised because of assault, and they're almost twice more likely to report adults being violent.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Maori News
     05 Feb: National may have closed the door on New Zealand First, but is leaving it ajar for the Maori Party
     03 Feb: The Maori Party is asking the Government to take responsibility... after a critical report into Oranga Tamariki
     02 Feb: The Government has earmarked $30-million to make investment in underutilised Maori-owned land easier
     02 Feb: There will be a Kiwi flavour to the inaugural Piha Pro in March
     29 Jan: The Maori All Stars have named their squad to face the Indigenous All Stars in their one off match next month
     23 Jan: The Maori Council's urging a moratorium on unrest between Black Power and the Mongrel Mob
     21 Jan: Assurances the Government believes in Whanau Ora - and wants to see it grow
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Watch out world, Campbell Stewart's feeling even better than last year More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Average household incomes in New Zealand have topped one hundred thousand dollars More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Sam Smith doesn't like Valentine's Day 20:59

    Entertainment:
    Jessica Simpson says the success of her memoir is "humbling and surreal" 20:29

    Environment:
    Germany is shutting down its coal industry for good, so far without sacking a single worker 20:27

    International:
    Ten thousand koalas may have died in NSW bushfires, inquiry hears 20:17

    Entertainment:
    Harry Styles became a musician because he was told there were "no jobs in physiotherapy" 19:59

    Entertainment:
    Justin Bieber is a "totally changed man" 19:29

    Entertainment:
    Justin Bieber says Kobe Bryant's death has reminded him to "live life to the full" 18:59

    Rugby League:
    St George Illawarra have been dealt a major blow just weeks away from the NRL season start with captain Cameron McInnes expected to be out for up to three months 18:57

    Politics:
    The Government's allocating up to two-million-dollars to help parts of drought-stricken Northland 18:37

    Entertainment:
    Lewis Capaldi doesn't want to write songs "about being chubby" 18:29


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd