New Zealand

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Nicholas Jones - NZ Herald10 Feb 2018

A New Zealand-based "voluntourism" company has announced it will be removing orphanage volunteer trips from its offerings, according to this article from the New Zealand Herald. 

Shirley-Ann Chinnery - Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education 1 Dec 2017

This paper argues that assessment of relational quality of applicant foster parents must be a routine component of care practice evaluations, supported by assessment methods capable of distinguishing individual differences on the relational indices of interest. 

Wendy Kelly25 Oct 2017

This book introduces the Relational Learning Framework (RLF), an assessment tool which helps foster care practitioners, social workers and foster carers to examine what foster children have learned in their early life about relationships and particularly through maltreatment. 

The Maori Party - SCOOP Independent News30 Aug 2017

A United Nations report calls for an independent inquiry into the abuse of children in state care in New Zealand 1950-1990. 

New Zealand Herald16 Aug 2017

Dame Susan Devoy from the Human Rights Commission has appealed to a UN committee to hold an inquiry into child abuse in New Zealand's state institutions between the 1950s and 1990s. 

Hannah Blumhardt, ATD Fourth World UK, and Anna Gupta - Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work31 Jul 2017

This report examines and shares learnings from ATD Fourth World UK's social work practice framework with families experiencing poverty, discussing its strengths-based collaborative approach to build relationships and reduce power imbalances between practitioners and families. Implications for the feasibility of implementing this framework in child protection social work practice and policy in Aotearoa New Zealand is also addressed. 

Better Care Network21 Oct 2016

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

waateanews.com27 Sep 2016

News article from discussing how New Zealand's child protection policies fail to protect Maori heritage.

Meredith Kiraly - Child Family Community Australia Paper No. 31 1 Jan 2015

This paper systematically reviews surveys of kinship carers in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom to identify messages for policy and practice about the characteristics and support needs of kinship care families.

Better Care Network29 Sep 2014

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as part of its examination of the first periodic report of New Zealand (CRPD/C/NZL/1) at its 143rd and 144th meetings, held on 15 and 16 September 2014.