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Seeking solutions with families policy — Key information

Whānau or family decision-making is at the heart of the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989. The key strength of whānau or family decision-making is the involvement of all those who know and are committed to te tamaiti or rangatahi concerned, including te tamaiti or rangatahi. Tamariki and rangatahi and their whānau or family have a right to come together and create their own solutions to issues concerning their safety and well-being. whānau or family are the experts of their own lives.

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Strengthening Families interagency meeting to support whānau or family

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