News

Wed 13 Apr 2016
| Column Articles

The outcomes for children and young people who come into state care are terrible.

Children in care often end up with low educational achievement, reliant on a benefit, and have contact with the Youth Justice and Corrections systems.

Tue 12 Apr 2016
| Press releases

Todd Muller MP for the Bay of Plenty welcomes the 1st International Symposium on Kiwifruit and Health to Tauranga today, a two-day event that will bring together global health influencers including researchers, academics, health professionals and international health media.

Thu 7 Apr 2016
| Press releases

Local MP Todd Muller has welcomed the announcement today that Child and Youth and Family will be completely transformed.

“I am impressed how comprehensive these proposed changes are,” said Todd Muller.

“The life outcomes for children in state care have been abysmal and we simply have to change our approach.

Wed 6 Apr 2016
| Column Articles

Each year the government spends a large portion of tax on public services. This includes vital spending on health, education, infrastructure, justice, and welfare. It’s important we target this spending carefully at services that are effective.

Tue 5 Apr 2016
| Column Articles

We all know in our hearts, the importance of our children.  Most of our young are well loved, but too many are vulnerable to harm and hurt.   We are determined to ensure young children in the care of the state are well looked after.  Unfortunately the Children and Young Families Service has not delivered consistently for our

Wed 30 Mar 2016
| Column Articles

With Easter over for another year, many New Zealanders have something else to look forward to. Extra support for families, which has been made possible by the Government’s careful economic management, kicks in on April 1.