‘In 1996 there were 19,230 notifications to the Children and Young Persons service for alleged physical/sexual abuse (44 percent) and emotional abuse (56 percent).  However, it is likely that only a minority of child abuse cases get referred to in this way[1]’. 

 

‘In 2005 there were more than 59,000 notifications recorded at CYFs, and of these nearly 80 percent required CYFs to take further action[2]’.

 

 

SOMETHING IS BROKEN AND WE NEED TO FIX IT.

 

 

He aha te mea nui o te ao?  He tamariki.  He tamariki.  He tamiriki (What is the greatest treasure in the world?  It is children.  It is children.  It is children).

  

He aha te mea nui o te ao?  He tamariki.  He tamariki.  He tamiriki

What is the greatest treasure in the world?  It is children.  It is children.  It is children. 

 

 

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[2] New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service (2007).

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