30 Jul 2020

Urgent inquiry into Oranga Tamariki's compliance with Te Tiriti

From Midday Report, 12:18 pm on 30 July 2020

The Waitangi Tribunal has heard how parts of the legislation setting up Oranga Tamariki act still undermine the role of whānau, hapū and iwi in the protection of children.

An urgent hearing is underway into Oranga Tamariki practices and whether they comply with Te Tiriti o Waitangi. 

RNZ's Meriana Johnsen is at the hearing and speaks to Māni Dunlop.