Clean smoking - will vaping cure our addiction?
Is vaping the answer to New Zealand’s ‘smoke-free by 2025’ campaign?
Child uplifts: an Open Letter to the PM
As three cabinet ministers visit Hawkes Bay to try to calm outrage over Oranga Tamariki, a group of Māori leaders seeks action direct from Jacinda Ardern - saying they have no faith in minister Tracey Martin or her CEO.
Big questions beyond the baby uplift
Dame Lesley Max watched Melanie Reid’s baby uplift documentary with a knot in her stomach but urges New Zealanders to move beyond gut-level responses to really seeking solutions.
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
Baby uplift: the tip of the iceberg
‘Her story is our story’. That’s the message Newsroom has been inundated with since the video investigation of an attempted uplift of a baby in the Hawkes Bay went live this week.
First the court action, then the PR blitz
Oranga Tamariki failed in court action to alter a Newsroom video story on its controversial baby uplift - now it is moving to a public relations exercise to convince the public it did the right thing.
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.
A peek behind Newsroom’s uplift story
The Detail today speaks to Newsroom’s own Melanie Reid about why she has spent the last two years exposing the brutal reality of children and babies being taken, supposedly for their own good, by state authorities.