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Tiaki Tamariki Whakamana Whānau Programme

Improving Outcomes for Tamariki Māori Workshop Series
Registrations open

The Tiaki Tamariki Whakamana Whānau programme (click here for a summary) is a series of one-day interactive workshops that will help you enhance your organisation’s capability to respond to the Act’s changes and help your staff work alongside tamariki and whānau.

Changes to the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 Section 7AA mean that now more than ever there is a need for service providers to have the skills, practices and structures that support their Māori clients to achieve improved outcomes.

Many of you will have participated in the Tū Rangatira Governance hui held in July, where we discussed these changes. We also explored the Tiaki Tamariki: Whakamana Whānau programme designed to enhance your organisation’s capability to respond to the Act’s changes and help your staff work alongside tamariki and whānau.

The programme’s skilled facilitators will work with you so that you can adapt and respond to your local environment. Regions include: Wellington, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Hamilton, South Auckland, Central Auckland and Northland

The programme is designed around a whole-of-organisation approach. Such an approach will involve you:

  • Supporting two or three of your staff to participate in and promote organisational approaches within your workplace to achieve improved outcomes for tamariki Māori and their whanau.

  • Participating in the four one-day workshops in your region over the next eight months.

This programme is free to attend for Oranga Tamariki contracted providers and their staff.

Read more here

Community Services across the Tasman Series - 10 September 2020

September 2020 - CSIA, in partnership with Social Service Providers Aotearoa, have launched the Community Services across the Tasman series. This is a free online event bringing together speakers from across Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia to share their insights, learnings, research and more. The three sessions include Service Adaptation, Employment and Inclusive Growth, and Social Investment and Commissioning. Tickets are limited! You can find out more and secure your spot here

Please join us on Thursday 10 September at 11am-1pm (NZST) to walk away with fresh insight to Industry-led approaches to commissioning as well as new ways of working that focuses on empowering communities in the process. 

Don’t miss out on this opportunity. The borders may be closed, but we can still come together and share what’s working and what isn’t as we move into COVID-19 recovery.