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2021 Annual Report

2019 Annual Review

2018 Annual Review

2017 Annual Review

2020 Annual Review

Briefing to the Government

January 2021

2014 Impact Report

2016 Annual Review

Barnardos Strategic Plan


2015 Annual Review

2014 Annual Review

News Articles

Barnardos calls for Budget 2020 to invest in children, whānau and those who help them

13 May 2020

Barnardos calls for the Oversight of Oranga Tamariki Bill to be paused

15 June 2022

Barnardos says Government missed a big opportunity to alleviate poverty in today’s budget

19 May 2022

Barnardos Early Learning Services and NZEI Te Riu Roa achieve an historic step towards pay parity for ECE Teachers

26 Nov 2021

Supporting whānau experiencing family harm lies at the heart of new South Auckland multi-disciplinary hub Te Taanga Manawa, officially opened today

7 July 2020

Barnardos is calling on Aotearoa’s children and young people to share their hopes and dreams for the decade

22 June 2020

Kidsline merges with Barnardos 0800 What’s Up, creating Aotearoa’s only dedicated children’s helpline

27 January 2021

Te ao Māori world views at the centre of social work symposiums

13 February 2020

Barnardos welcomes government’s 10 Year Early Learning Action Plan

10 December 2019

Barnardos welcomes Government social wellbeing announcement putting people at the centre

20 February 2020

Barnardos shares children’s Dreams for the Decade to mark World Children’s Day 2020

20 Nov 2020

Child poverty statistics released and show some progress, but not enough in light of Covid-19.

23 February 2021

Barnardos welcomes increases to benefits in Budget 2021, but warns “we must not lose momentum”

21 May 2021

Advocay Updates

Submission to the Law Commission on the Review of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976

February 2018

Barnardos Submission on the draft Disability & Learning Support Action Plan

October 2018

Submission to the Justice Select Committee on the Sexual Violence Legislation Bill

January 2020

Barnardos Submission on the Equal Pay Amendment Bill

November 2018

Submission on the Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill 2017

May 2017

Barnardos Submission on the Child Poverty Reduction Bill

April 2018

A Strategy to Prevent Suicide in New Zealand

June 2017

Submission on the Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Bill

April 2019

Barnardos Submission to the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction

June 2018

Submission on the Draft 10 Year Strategic Plan for Early Learning: He taonga te tamaiti

March 2019

Submission on the Social Workers Registration Bill

January 2018

Submission to the Health Select Committee on the Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission Bill

December 2019

Barnardos Second Submission to the Independent Panel on Family Justice Reforms

February 2019