33 days ago

What's life like for children uplifted from their parents?

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

Karisma Emery, 17, has been in state care for most of her life.
Have you had experience with the system?
It was the middle of the night when Emery, 5, and her two younger sisters were taken from her mum's home, she said.
"That's when everything changed," she said. "That's when everything turned to s…"
Karisma shared her story at a hui for the Whānau Ora-led inquiry into child uplifts by Oranga Tamariki. www.stuff.co.nz...
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4 days ago

Our kids can't escape advertising - What should be done?

The team Reporter from Hamilton Press

Our children are being exposed to an average of 46 ads for unhealthy products every day (27 junk food, 12 alcohol, and seven gambling).

These things are the leading causes of cancer, obesity, diabetes, mental illness and many social harms.

Should our Government be doing more to protect our children from this advertising? What should be done?

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15 hours ago

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19 hours ago

What's On: Bonsai Show

Les from Leamington

The largest Bonsai Show ever in Hamilton will take place on Saturday and Sunday the 12 and 13 October at Hamilton Gardens Pavilion from 9am until 4pm.
Bonsai Show
  • Hamilton Gardens Pavilion