Hands off my tamariki

Dedication: To m brothers Tipene and Kanara and my firstborn grandchild.

I spoke at a family violence prevention conference in Aotearoa New Zealand recently about the rife state uplift of indigenous children here. New Zealand child protection harms more children than it helps, that is what we are speaking up about. Of course our Govt denies it and people who speak out are often targted.


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Paora Crawford Moyle

I am a long serving indigenous social work practitioner, educator and activist in Aotaroa New Zealand. I was raised in the care of the state and consequently now speak out about the intergenerational trauma this causes to our people. Now that I am a grandmother, I seek to bring light to pathways forward for all of our children.