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Actions for 'Outcome: Loved, safe and nurtured'

Ngā mahi mā 'Hua: Kia arohaina, kia haumaru, kia atawhaitia hoki'

Our focus is on supporting families and whānau to provide safe, loving and nurturing homes, and preventing children and young people experiencing abuse or neglect, or being exposed to family or sexual violence.

Action focus areas

Support parents, caregivers, families and whānau

  • Extend paid parental leave to 26 weeks
  • Expansion of Whānau Ora
  • Prototype nurse-led family partnership model
  • New model of intensive intervention

Prevent harm and abuse

  • National strategy and action plan to address family and sexual violence
  • Early years violence prevention sites
  • Investment in family violence prevention activities, including in diverse communities
  • Work programme to prevent online child sexual exploitation and abuse

Support victims and their families and whānau

  • Ensure safe, consistent and effective responses to family violence
  • Improve regional capability to respond to family violence
  • Improve access to sexual violence services, eg kaupapa Māori and crisis support, and improve justice process for victims 

Improve the quality of State care

  • Oranga Tamariki Action Plan 
  • National Care Standards
  • Improve outcomes for Māori within the Oranga Tamariki system

Find out more detail about these actions

Indicators for 'Outcome: Be loved, safe and nurtured'

Indicators are used to measure progress on outcomes - for this outcome, the indicators are:

  • Feeling loved 
  • Feeling safe 
  • Family/whānau wellbeing
  • Injury prevalence
  • Harm against children
  • Quality time with parents

You can learn more about these measures on the Indicators page.

Last updated: 
Thursday, 29 August 2019