If you have an experience with Oranga Tamariki, whether good or bad, you can have a say.
You might have a suggestion about something they could do better, or maybe something happened that you think was unfair or unsafe.
If you have something you’re concerned about, it’s best if you can try to sort it out with the person you’ve been dealing with first.
If you can’t do this, or you’re still not happy with how things are, you can:
If you want help getting your point across you can ask someone you trust to help you. They can help you write down your concern, speak on your behalf or come with you to a meeting to talk about the issue you’ve raised. We call these people advocates.An advocate could be:
From late 2017, Voyce – Whakarongo Mai will also be providing direct advocacy online and over the phone. You can also speak to someone at the Office of the Children's Commissioner on 0800 224 453.