Month: June 2012

More evidence for a CYF Watchdog

And 11 years to fix the problem!!! CYF apologises for placing teen with rapist TVNZ 24 June 2012 Child, Youth and Family has apologised to a Taranaki woman for placing her with a convicted rapist when she was 16. The…


Are we raising a nation of dunces?

Sunday Star Times 23 June 2012 Poor parenting and too many hours in front of the TV are being blamed for a “disturbing” rise in the number of children lacking the basic skills they need when they start school. One…