‘Wake up and smell the injustice’
Janet Mason, the lawyer for the young mother whose newborn baby was subject of a controversial ‘uplift’ attempt by Oranga Tamariki, explains what the agency did, and continues to do, wrong.
Video a game-changer in child protection
Social worker, foster system survivor and student of child protection Kerri Cleaver hopes Newsroom’s video story on a baby uplift by the state can help fundamentally change things for Māori children.
Call to end ‘state trafficking’ of children
Māori want an independent inquiry into children’s ministry Oranga Tamariki after the expose of its controversial baby ‘uplift’ at Hawkes Bay Hospital
Oranga Tamariki taking Newsroom to court
Oranga Tamariki went to court yesterday seeking orders for cuts to a Newsroom video story on a controversial ‘uplift’ of a Māori baby.
Oranga Tamariki ‘pleased to support mum’
Newsroom sought an interview throughout yesterday with Oranga Tamariki to discuss the attempted baby uplift but it instead provided this statement from deputy chief executive, Alison McDonald,
‘We live in a dangerous world’
If good people lack conviction, the world is doomed to repeat its mistakes, Chief Human Rights Commissioner says.
Life in prison for double murderer
Twice he stalked, raped and murdered. Today he begins possibly his last term of imprisonment. David Williams reports.
Should he have been released?
Watch Video interview with Parole Board chair: The families of two young women murdered by Paul Russell Wilson have slammed an independent review.