The Oversight of the Oranga Tamariki System Act enables us to request data and information from any agency that delivers services or support to tamariki
Children (plural) aged 0-13 yearsView the full glossary, rangatahi
Young person aged 14 – 21 years of ageView the full glossary, and their family and whānau
Whānau refers to people who are biologically linked or share whakapapa. For the Monitor’s monitoring purposes, whānau includes parents, whānau members living with tamariki at the point they have come into care View the full glossary through the oranga tamariki system.
This page explains how we do this and what we do with the data and information that we gather.
The National Care Standards regulations require organisations with custody and care of tamariki
Children (plural) aged 0-13 yearsView the full glossary and rangatahi
Young person aged 14 – 21 years of ageView the full glossary, make their own assessments of how well they are complying with the regulations and meeting their obligations under the Oranga Tamariki Act. They must also provide us with information about plans to strengthen their self-monitoring, their assessment of areas of concern and noncompliance, and their plans to improve compliance. Combining this information with the qualitative data gathered in our monitoring visits allows us to validate the impact of changes and generate evidence-driven insights.
Our team analyses the data we receive from the agencies with tamariki
Children (plural) aged 0-13 yearsView the full glossary in their care to:
We also work with the Social Wellbeing Agency to gather data about the oranga tamariki system.
Together this data helps us develop insights into what is working well, and what isn't, for tamariki.
Tables of the data we have gathered can be found in each of our reports, on our reports page.