Oranga Tamariki newborn removal investigation Terms of Reference
This document updates the terms of reference for the Chief Ombudsman’s self-initiated investigation into the role of Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children in connection with the removal of newborns.
The Initial Terms of Reference dated 6 June 2019 was provided to Oranga Tamariki when it was notified of the investigation. On 19 June 2019 a supplementary document was published alongside the media statement announcing the investigation.
This Updated Terms of Reference refines the purpose and scope of the investigation.