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Watch a replay: the Māori Inquiry into Oranga Tamariki Hui

To mark the launch of a Māori-led inquiry into Oranga Tamariki. Newsroom in partnership with Radio Waatea broadcast the Māori Inquiry into Oranga Tamariki Hui live from 9am to 3 pm on Saturday 13 July.

Click here to see the full broadcast.

See programme scheduling below.  

The full-day event at the Holiday Inn, Mangere, will feature a morning of talks from prominent speakers, including Merepeka Raukawa-Tait and CEO of Māori Midwives Aotearoa Jean Te Huia. In the afternoon, attendees will be able to choose from five different wānanga that aim to identify opportunities to improve the system for whānau, such as the health sector, governance or social and community practice.

Attendees include Maori academics, psychologists, midwives, GPs, clinicians and social workers as well as whānau who have been affected by the actions of Oranga Tamariki.

Māori Inquiry into Oranga Tamariki Hui schedule

9.00am Broadcast starts

9.30am Pōwhiri

10.00am Morning Tea break

10.15am Willie Jackson chair, Ngā Whare Waatea Marae, Opening Remarks

10.30am Merepeka Raukawa-Tait board chair, Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency, Setting the Scene

10:45am Jean Te Huia Pouwhakahaere Matua, Ngā Māia, Impact for Whānau

11.00am He Ara Whakamua By Māori For Māori Solutions

11.30am Lunch break

12.00pm Wānanga

1.45pm Afternoon tea

2.00pm Feedback Feedback from the Wānanga

3.30pm He Ara Whakamua A Way Forward

3.45pm Closing Remarks

4.00pm Closing Karakia

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