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16.05.17 No privacy breach says independent review

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) today released the independent review into events surrounding the potential breach of privacy relating to the collection of individual client data.

15.05.17 Ministry welcomes State of Care Report

The Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki welcomes the report of the Children’s Commissioner assessing the state of care in secure residences.

4.05.17 Reducing abuse and assaults on children

The Government has announced refreshed Better Public Services targets, to further improve the lives of New Zealanders. This includes setting a more ambitious target of reducing the number of children experiencing physical and sexual abuse — by 20 percent by 2021.

12.04.17 Independent client level data review

The Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki, and the Ministry of Social Development, have commissioned a review to find out more about issues with collecting individual client level data.

Today Minister Tolley has released a media statement confirming the details of the independent review, along with the Terms of Reference.

1.04.17 Official launch

Young people who have experienced state care were among those leading the official launch of the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki in Wellington on Friday 31 March.

An hour-long event at National Office began with conversations between the young adults and the Prime Minister Bill English, Minister for Children Anne Tolley and Chief Executive Gráinne Moss, joined by dignitaries, sector leaders and partners.