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  •   Home > News > Politics

    The Children's Minister says the findings of the latest Child Commissioner's report are nothing new

    The Children's Minister says the findings of the latest Child Commissioner's report are nothing new


    Andrew Becroft's revealed newborn Maori babies were five times more likely to be taken into state care as non-Maori last year.

    Distressing videos of children being uplifted by Oranga Tamariki sparked outrage and a number of reviews.

    Tracey Martin says the data's been in the public domain for some time - but people don't trust Oranga Tamariki.

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