Lately for Thursday 7 November 2019
10:20 Nga Maia Midwives Aotearoa respond to Oranga Tamariki's review
Oranga Tamariki has apologised for how it handled trying to uplift a six-day-old baby from his mother in the Hawke's Bay in May.
It was a highly publicised case and Oranga Tamariki's CEO says its review has found staff made a raft of poor decisions and failed to communicate properly with the family.
Back in June, Jean Te Huia from Nga Maia Midwives Aotearoa was with the mother at the centre of Oranga Tamarki's ttempts to remove her newborn baby in a maternity ward - was on Lately.
Tonight Jean speaks with Karyn again about Oranga Tamariki's review.
10:30 Children's Commissioner gives evidence at the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care
The Children's Commissioner Andrew Becroft is calling on the Royal Commission into abuse in care to use its powers to extend its investigation beyond the cut off date of 1999.
Judge Becroft gave evidence today and says the Commission has the power to use its discretion to look into care before and after those dates.
10:45 The Rest Is History: The Centennial Exhibition
It's time to dive into the week's news, in the past. This week our resident historian Robert Kelly has his heart set on going to the 1939 Centennial Exhibition this time of year in 1939.