7 May 2024

New study shows at-risk children slipping through cracks

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 7 May 2024

The Otago University research shows referrals from support organisations requesting intervention from Oranga Tamariki are being left unopened, with carers sometimes spending hours on the phone to reach a social worker. Associate professor Emily Keddell is the lead author of the study and spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.