CYF Interrogation Policies.

Lance-Desmond: Lavery made this Official Information request to Te Kura Maori o Porirua

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From: Lance-Desmond: Lavery

Tena koutou katoa Te Kura Maori o Porirua

Under the legislated rule of society which is given the force of Law and is commonly refered to as the Official Information Act 1982, I require the following information...

1.) Te Kura Maori o Porirua's policies and procedures in regards to Child Youth and Family (which from here on in will be refered to as CYF) social workers interrogating Tamariki on the premises of Te Kura Maori o Porirua.

2.) Are the Tamariki o Te Kura Maori o Porirua supported by staff during a CYF social worker interrogation?
If so then please explain the types of support the staff provide for Tamariki being interrogated by two or more CYF social workers?
If not then please explain why the staff would allow the Tamariki to be interrogated by two or more CYF social workers unsupported?

3.) If the staff of Te Kura Maori o Porirua do support Tamariki during a CYF social worker interrogation, do they have the power to deter CYF social workers from acting inappropriately towards Tamariki whilst questioning them?

4.) If a unsupported Tamariki was interogated by two or more CYF social workers and the CYF social workers acted inappropriately towards the Tamariki would this insult against the Mana of the Tamariki cause policy change within the Kura in order to prevent that from ever happening again?

5.) Is it the policy of Te Kura Maori o Porirua that Tamariki MUST speak to CYF social workers?

6.) If so would the Tamariki be deciplined for refusing to speak with any CYF representative?

7.) Are pakeha legislated rules of society which are given the force of Law interfering with the Maori concepts of Tautokotanga, Manaakitanga and Whakawhanaungatanga to the extent that these values must be subservant to the former?

I can appreciate that this request is a rather large one and therefore I will withdraw all time contraints under the Act (within reason) in order for the request to be satisfied appropriately.
I look forward to your response.

Naku, na

Lance-Desmond: Lavery

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From: Lance-Desmond: Lavery

Dear Te Kura Maori o Porirua,

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Yours faithfully,

Lance-Desmond: Lavery

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