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Improved outcomes for the country’s most vulnerable children will be the result of changes to health and education assessments of children coming in to care.

Read the latest issue of our e-newsletter Awhi Mai Awhi Atu. Find out about the importance of professionals being involved in family group conferences, why culture is no excuse for abuse, and how creative writing is helping young people in a youth justice residence.

A report outlining the findings and recommendations of a review of social worker’s caseloads and workloads was released today.

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!