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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2 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
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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1 day ago

WATCH: Union

The Team from Play Stuff

Hi Neighbours with the Rugby World Cup kicking off this weekend watch this Play Stuff short doco.

Young Māori Jared James finds himself living in a self-imposed exile from his home in New Zealand. Struggling with cultural isolation in Japan, he tackles the challenges of an unfamiliar city using the universal language of rugby.
Watch now

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