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Children’s Commissioner a beacon for those failed by state care system – advocates

Click here for full article   A petition against a new law ending the role of Children’s Commissioner accuses the government of not listening to the voices of those who have been through the state care system. File photo. Photo: 123RF The Oversight of Oranga Tamariki Bill would see the Children’s Commissioner position replaced with a board ...

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Posted: July 6, 2022Category: Uncategorized

Māori lens needed on Kāinga Ora rebuilds

Housing continues to be one of the biggest barriers facing mātua taiohi, hapū māmā and their tamariki. E Tipu E Rea strive to find adequate for our young parents and their whanau. Click here for full article Māori architect says Kāinga Ora’s rush to upgrade and densify state housing stock is ignoring the cultural and ...

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Posted: May 19, 2022Category: Uncategorized

‘Appalling’ E Tipu e Rea on statistics mean desperate need to prioritise wāhine Māori maternal mental health

There is a desperate need to prioritise wāhine Māori maternal mental health, Hāpai Te Hauora chief executive Selah Hart says. Hart’s remarks follow the newly released Ā hurutia Te Rito | It takes a village report which reveals that suicide is the primary cause of death during pregnancy in Aotearoa and is especially concerning for ...

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Posted: April 30, 2022Category: Uncategorized

‘I felt scared’ – E Tipu e Rea Māmā shares perinatal depression experience

Click here to read full interview: ‘I felt scared’ – Māmā shares perinatal depression experience Tue, May 3Source: 1News A young mum who suffered perinatal depression is sharing her story in the hope it shines a light on the struggles new mothers and pregnant women face, encouraging other wāhine Māori to get the help they ...

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Posted: March 3, 2022Category: Uncategorized

E Tipu E Rea Mum Delivers One of NZ’s First 2022 Babies

Click Here for Full Article A young Auckland couple, who had a premature birth scare in November, have become parents to a girl who may be the first Kiwi baby born in 2022. It came as both a shock and relief to first-time mum Sapphron Jackson, 18, who went into labour around 4pm in the ...

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Posted: February 1, 2022Category: Uncategorized

Job Posting : Policy and Advocacy Lead (fixed term (3-years) part-time (24 hours pw)

  E Tipu e Rea Whānau Services are excited to be advertising for a fixed term (3-years) part-time (24 hours pw) Policy and Advocacy Lead.   Ko wai mātou E Tipu e Rea Whānau Services is a Kaupapa Māori health and social service. We uphold the mana and hauora of young hapū māmā, parents, and ...

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Posted: January 28, 2022Category: Uncategorized

E Tipu E Rea November Pānui

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Posted: December 20, 2021Category: Uncategorized

Paakiwaha interview: Zoe Aroha Hawke

Paakiwaha interview | Zoe Aroha Hawke | Chief Executive Officer of E Tipu E Rea     View Full Interview Here 

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Posted: November 17, 2021Category: Uncategorized

Teenagers left homeless without support for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Teenagers left homeless without support for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder By Josephine Franks Read Full Article Here A 14-year-old has spent a year being moved between care homes. Nowhere is safe for her, her mother says. (File photo) One teen ends up sleeping under a bridge. Another is passed between temporary care homes. Carers and ...

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Posted: October 31, 2021Category: Uncategorized

Why teenage mothers need more support and less judgment

Why teenage mothers need more support and less judgment Brittany Keogh  ­ ­ Read Full Article Here ­­ ­ Fewer Kiwi teenagers are having babies compared with 10 years ago. But the stigma attached to young parenthood does not appear to be decreasing at the same rate. Brittany Keogh reports. Waiting in the emergency department ...

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Posted: September 20, 2021Category: Uncategorized