31 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.
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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…"
Emery 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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Flagstaff Family Living

The Team from Neighbourly Property

Welcome to Your New Home. 39 Helen June Avenue is a great Family home positioned in one of Hamiltons' Most Exclusive New Suburbs. Extremely spacious, this timeless (2016 Built) Brick and Linea home is well appointed and surrounded by other superior properties. Upon entering you're greeted by a spacious and multifunctional open plan living area, with large entertainers kitchen with Island Bench/Breakfast Bar, gas Cooking and Hot Water, separate Plumbed scullery and seamless outdoor flow, perfect for entertaining or just keeping the family together as a true central Hub.

There's a separate formal lounge/media room and also an outdoor covered portico with electric shade screens for easy all year round use, Plus an on-line gas connection for your BBQ, making it the perfect entertaining space. Fully fenced easily maintained yard with Unique Espalier fruit trees and Raised Vegetable gardens makes full use of the outdoor spaces. There's even room for a spa.

Inside all the main living area's are also linked to a zoned in-built speaker system that comes complete with Amplifier and audio system. Featuring 4 x full double bedrooms, with a Full en suite Bathroom off the master and Walk in Wardrobe, as you would expect of a property of this calibar. Main Bathroom with separate bath & Shower, plus separate toilet with its own hand basin eliminates those busy morning hassles. Both bathrooms feature under floor heating for comfort, and there's an abundance of storage including attic stairs in the large fully lined and insulated double garage.

Alarm System, Fully wired for High Speed internet and LED Lighting throughout, this home offers everything you could wish for and more. In-Zone for Rototuna Junior & Senior High Schools as well as the New Te Ao Marama School, it's perfectly positioned for growing families for many years to come.

My Highly motivated vendors are downsizing and committed to moving, so set yourself up for the New Year and call me today for more information or to arrange your personal tour.