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Unions ratify landmark pay equity agreement

By   /  July 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, agreement, care, disability, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, pay, Public Sector, Social Issues, support, workers  /  Comments Off on Unions ratify landmark pay equity agreement

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Unions ratify landmark pay equity agreement 24 July 2017. Union members have now ratified a landmark agreement that will deliver significant pay increases and more training for about 1678 vocational and disability care and support workers. It affects contracts for around 300 services […]

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Arrowtown’s McChlery family recognised for excellence in foster care

By   /  March 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, arrowtown, care, Child Youth and Family, excellence, Family, Justice, kids, mcchlery, Press Release, Public Sector, Welfare  /  Comments Off on Arrowtown’s McChlery family recognised for excellence in foster care

MIL OSI – Source: Child Youth and Family – Release/Statement Headline: Arrowtown’s McChlery family recognised for excellence in foster care Reece and Sally McChlery with their two youngest children, Piper,6, (left) and Holly, 10, (second from right). An Arrowtown couple with five kids of their own, who have been fostering local kids for 13 years, […]

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Honouring our most inspiring carers

By   /  March 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, care, caregivers, ceremony, Child Youth and Family, children, Justice, people, Press Release, Public Sector, Welfare, young  /  Comments Off on Honouring our most inspiring carers

MIL OSI – Source: Child Youth and Family – Release/Statement Headline: Honouring our most inspiring carers Ten extraordinary foster carers and caregiving couples were honoured with Excellence in Foster Care Awards at a ceremony hosted by Governor-General, Dame Patsy Reddy on Friday. These caregivers make an inspiring difference for children and young people in care. […]

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Foster Care Awareness week | The Parenting Place

By   /  March 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, awareness, care, Child Youth and Family, foster, Justice, love, mum, Press Release, Public Sector, week, Welfare  /  Comments Off on Foster Care Awareness week | The Parenting Place

MIL OSI – Source: Child Youth and Family – Release/Statement Headline: Foster Care Awareness week | The Parenting Place John Cowan catches up with Nyree – a mum, wife and foster mum who is making the world of difference in so many little lives. Nyree has given birth to four sons (8, 6, 3 and […]

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Aroha for children is vital

By   /  March 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, care, Child Youth and Family, children, foster, Justice, people, Press Release, Public Sector, support, trust, Welfare  /  Comments Off on Aroha for children is vital

MIL OSI – Source: Child Youth and Family – Release/Statement Headline: Aroha for children is vital Loving foster carers fill this void for children and young people every day—it changes lives. On Foster Care Awareness Week, 5-11 March, we honour them for this incredible gift. Monique Goodhew says her foster parents helped turn her life […]

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Children and young people in care choose a name for their connection and advocacy service

By   /  January 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, care, children, mai, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, people, Public Sector, service, Social Issues, young  /  Comments Off on Children and young people in care choose a name for their connection and advocacy service

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Children and young people in care choose a name for their connection and advocacy service 26 January 2017.The following can be attributed to John McCarthy, The Tindall Foundation Manager and Chair of the Connection and Advocacy Service Establishment Steering Group (except where otherwise […]

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Scholarship awards for siblings separated as toddlers and raised in foster care

By   /  December 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, care, Child Youth and Family, Justice, Press Release, Public Sector, raised, scholarship, separated, siblings, toddlers, Welfare  /  Comments Off on Scholarship awards for siblings separated as toddlers and raised in foster care

MIL OSI – Source: Child Youth and Family – Release/Statement Headline: Scholarship awards for siblings separated as toddlers and raised in foster care JARED NICOLL/ FAIRFAX NZ Foster children Nada Simmonds, 17, and brother Troy Simmonds, 18, at the William Wallace Awards held in Te Marae at Te Papa on December 7. A brother and […]

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Taking children into care is always a last resort

By   /  October 28, 2016  /  24/7 News, care, child, children, Family, Ministry of Social Development, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, safety, Social Issues, Youth  /  Comments Off on Taking children into care is always a last resort

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Release/Statement Headline: Taking children into care is always a last resort 28 October 2016. Please attribute the following to Murray Edridge, Deputy Chief Executive, Child, Youth and Family: We expect anyone with concerns about the safety of a child to contact Child, Youth and Family […]

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Nominate now for Excellence in Foster Care Awards

By   /  October 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, Awards, care, Child Youth and Family, excellence, Family, foster, Justice, Press Release, Public Sector, Welfare, year  /  Comments Off on Nominate now for Excellence in Foster Care Awards

MIL OSI – Source: Child Youth and Family – Release/Statement Headline: Nominate now for Excellence in Foster Care Awards Home » Newsroom » Nominate now for Excellence in Foster Care Awards 21 October 2016 All our caregivers who provide loving homes to vulnerable children make an incredible difference in their lives. Every year the Excellence […]

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