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New resources have been developed to help professionals from other agencies understand why children need them to take part in the family group conference process, what to expect, and what their role is.

This weekend, 29 – 30 March is Neighbours Day Aotearoa. It’s about turning strangers into neighbours and streets into neighbourhoods / Atawhaingia te Pa harakeke.

We are delighted to invite staff and stakeholders to an inspiring seminar about how a restorative approach has helped agencies work collaboratively and develop positive and respectful relationships in Nova Scotia, Canada.

The best thing we can spend on our children is time, how will you celebrate Children's Day?

If you live in Wellington, and missed it this year, be sure to head along to Te Ra o te Raukura's annual Whānau Day Out next year!

Applications are now open to a recently announced Government initiative that makes funding available for new approaches to reducing offending by young people

This week at Government House we celebrated the outstanding contribution of 11 fostering families at the annual Excellence in Fostercare awards.

Today marks the launch of the Youth Crime Action Plan (YCAP). This is a 10-year strategy to reduce crime by children and young people and help those who offend to turn their lives around.