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26th October 2021
Posted under: Pānui

Ngāi Tahu led prevention programme to reduce tamariki in care

A bold new prevention programme designed, developed, and led by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu (Te Rūnanga), aims to reduce the number of Māori tamariki and rangatahi entering the Oranga Tamariki system. Minister for Children, Hon Kelvin Davis, today announced Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu would receive $25.9m of Oranga Tamariki funding over three years…

Road to Redemption

“Nā te pō – ko te ao” – From darkness comes light. This ancient creation whakataukī holds a special significance for Rue-Jade Morgan (Kāi Tahu – Kāti Wheke), a young man who rediscovered his love of Te Ao Māori while serving a prison sentence for a serious crime and credits that awakening for saving his life.
Trapped in a violent gang culture that was hostile on all fronts, Jade says he was lucky to survive a horrific childhood.

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