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  • He Take Kōhukihuki | A Matter of Urgency

    Executive summary My investigation The role of Oranga Tamariki—the Ministry for Children (the Ministry) is to promote the wellbeing of tamariki, rangatahi and their whānau.
  • 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.
  • Terms of reference for intellectual disability systemic investigations

    Projects, reference & data, Investigations
    The Systemic Improvement Investigations (SII) team undertakes self-initiated investigations (under the Ombudsmen Act 1975) into systemic issues where the Chief Ombudsman thinks their intervention has the potential to improve public sector administration
  • Plan for the next Making Disability Rights Real report

    Projects, reference & data, Disability rights projects
    In mid- to late 2019, New Zealand’s compliance with the United Nations Disability Convention will be reviewed. Find out more about this and how to make a submission.