Ngā Pou Whakaaro, or Whānau Listening Posts, are now open for submissions. They are designed to provide a safe and private space for whānau to share their experiences of state care and inform the Māori Inquiry into Oranga Tamariki.
Ngā Pou Whakaaro aim to:
Tukua mai ōu whakaaro
Whānau can choose to share their story anonymously.
Guidelines for Tukua mai ōu whakaaro:
Kanohi ki te kanohi
Many whānau that have had a positive or negative experience with Oranga Tamariki will likely be familiar with their local Whānau Ora partner or Kaiārahi/Navigator. Whānau can contact their local Whānau Ora partner to share their story.
Guidelines for Kanohi ki te kanohi:
Submissions close 31st October, 2019.
For further information on making a submission, visit the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency’s website