NZ Flag Referendum Poll
NZ Flag Referendum
>The red and
blue Lockwood fern is ahead of the blue and black fern as
>Through the single transferable vote
system the red and blue fern edges the blue and black fern,
but it is within margin of error.
>None of the proposed
designs seriously challenge the current flag in a
Full results: UMR_Flag_Referendum__October_2015__media_release.pdf
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Child 'Uplifts': Children’s Commissioner To Conduct Review
The Children’s Commissioner has announced that his Office will be carrying out a thematic review of Oranga Tamariki’s policies, processes and practice relating to care and protection issues for tamariki Māori aged 0-3 months.
“At the time of the attempted uplift from Hawke’s Bay Maternity Hospital at the beginning of May, our Office shared our views on the critical importance of the mother-child relationship, and the fact that this relationship is denied to too many Māori children”, says the Children’s Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft. More>>