The video the minister refuses to watch
Tracey Martin says she has not and will not watch the Newsroom investigative documentary into the Hawkes Bay baby uplift - despite a scathing inquiry. Her blaming of frontline staff for the debacle is also under fire.
A big fat boomerang
Aaron Smale looks into the key points of the report on Oranga Tamariki’s attempt to remove a newborn baby in Hawke’s Bay.
Oranga Tamariki overhaul after damning report
An internal investigation into Oranga Tamariki’s attempts to uplift a newborn from its mother in Hastings has found a litany of failures - and the chief executive has promised change.
Radical change needed on health inequity
Experts call for strong leadership and radical change, after reviews of the health system paint a damning picture of inequity.
Urgent Tribunal inquiry into child uplifts
The Waitangi Tribunal has decided to hold an urgent inquiry into Oranga Tamariki’s practices in taking Māori children from their mothers.
Much to learn from the ahi kaa of Ihumātao
The ahi kaa of Ihumātao have so much to teach us through their manaakitanga and their stories. But how long must those on the frontline brave the wild wet weather and sleep in tents?
Rua Kēnana, prophet and pacifist
Māori prophet and pacifist Rua Kēnana is to be pardoned - but who was he?
Changes to child welfare need all aboard
How big a part should the state play in the country’s child welfare system, and how much is it over to the broader community? Laura Walters listens in on a seminar on past mistakes and future solutions.