Child Protection Policy


Statement of intent

Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the pepe, tamariki and rangatahi in the whānau we serve. We understand that pēpi, tamariki and rangatahi are taonga, and we have a collective responsibility to ensure their protection. We will comply with legislative requirements, and the recommendations of our professional bodies. We understand that our role in Child Protection is one of safety and navigation – we are not investigators nor enforcers.

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