Oranga Tamariki site manager Aroha Tahere
Aroha Tahere works as the Oranga Tamariki site manager in Kaikohe. She is also working closely with local community trusts to support lower income families. She talks to the programme about the focus of Oranga Tamariki to help whanau to keep themselves and their children safe. She also can talk about the work the organisation does for the children of Northland and how important it is to include iwi in their decision making and involvement of care for tamariki. She also explains the importance of whakapapa for a child's well being and why that is so important in her region.