We want to say a big thank you to everyone who took part and to those who helped.
We’ll be back in 2021 to see how you’re doing.
We have sent out the vouchers and held the prize draw. If you have not received your voucher
for taking part please call us on 0800 002 577.
We are working on the report now, so keep an eye out for the results – coming soon.
If you have any questions, please contact us on 0800 002 577.
Just sayin’ will take about 20 minutes.
It will be faster online but it depends on how much you want to tell us.
To say thank you for your time
we will give you a
for somewhere like the Warehouse.
There may be some questions that make you upset or worried.
You can skip these questions and we will provide information about where you can go for support.
It’s okay to have a support person with you when you do the survey.
We will text you the next day to check in on you.
You can call the Transition Support team on 0800 55 89 89.
You can call your social worker or transition worker.
Here are some other places you can text or
phone if you want to talk with someone.
>Youthline 0800 376 633
free text 234, webchat at www.youthline.co.nz 10am – 10pm
You can text or freephone 24 hours a day Free counselling service
>What’s UP 0800 942 8787
Advice & counselling support
for 5 – 18 year olds;
midday – 11pm webchat at www.whatsup.co.nz 3pm – 10pm
>OUTLine NZ 0800 688 5463
Support for sexuality or gender identity issues
>Safe to talk – Kōrero mai ka ora 0800 044 334
text 4334 or online chat to someone for confidential advice for sexual harm issues www.safetotalk.nz
>Healthline 0800 611 116
General health advice and information from a registered nurse
>Lifeline 0800 543 354
or Text ‘Help’ to 4357 Counselling advice and support
>Aunty Dee auntydee.co.nz
A free online tool for anyone who needs some help working through a problem or problems. It doesn’t matter what the problem is, you can use Aunty Dee to help you work it through
>The Lowdown thelowdown.co.nz 0800 111 757
text 5626 Free 24/7 helpline (text, email and webchat)
“Whatever’s going on you’ll find ideas and people who can help you get unstuck”
>Family Violence Helpline 0800 456 450
The ‘It’s not OK’ campaign runs a free 0800 Family Violence Information Line that provides self-help information and connects people to services. It is available seven days a week, from 9am – 11pm
>VOYCE Whakarongo Mai 0800 4VOYCE (0800 486 923)
VOYCE is an independent organisation that helps to advocate for the 6000+ children and young people living with whanau or foster families across New Zealand. VOYCE - Whakarongo Mai believes children and young people in care need to be listened to, and their voices kept at the centre of all the decisions made about them. www.voyce.org.nz
Oranga Tamariki has extended support to young
leaving care and Youth Justice as they transition to adulthood.
Young people will:
have a transition worker to walk
alongside them and maintain regular contact
to the age of 21
be supported to remain living or
return to living with a caregiver between
18-21 years of age –
something they haven't been able to do before
be able to request advice and assistance from us
after they leave care until they turn 25.
If you’d like to know if you’re eligible for this
call the Transition Support team
on 0800 55 89 89.
Your answers will be used to write a report for Oranga Tamariki.
Everyone’s answers will be put together so no-one can see what you said.
The report will go onto the Oranga Tamariki website. A summary will go onto this website.
The answers that all young people provide in the survey will be kept safe and secure so it can
be compared with what young people say next year. This will help Oranga Tamariki know if they are
getting better or what they need to change.
We are researchers from a company called Malatest International.
We are not a
government organisation but we are doing this work with Oranga Tamariki.
You can find out more about us on our website
Any questions ask for Stewart Graham.
0800 002 577.
Taking part is your choice.
Your views are important, but you don’t have to take part if you don’t want to.
Discussing the survey with your family, whānau, social worker or transition worker
might help you to decide whether to take part.
If you don’t want to take part, you don’t have to give a reason and it won’t affect the care
and support you receive.
You can pull out of the survey at any time during the interview or
skip any questions you don’t want to answer.
We will call you and ask if you want to talk
with us by phone or video chat
OR you can click here to complete the survey online.
These are the people from our team that might
give you a call.
You can also choose who you
want to call you. Text us or tell us when we call or click on the picture to email us.
Hi I'm Stewart.
I love snowboarding, mountain biking and playing on my Playstation. I'm looking forward to having a chat with you about the Transition Support Service so we can help make sure it works.
Kia ora I'm Kerehi.
I love to chill at the beach, watch kapa haka and hang out with friends and whānau. I can complete the survey with you in te reo Māori.
Talofa lava. Malo! I’m Fofoa.
I enjoy spending time with animals, my family, having a good laugh and a mean feed. I look forward to speaking with you about the survey.
Hi I'm Harri,
I like playing guitar and attempting to surf.
Hi I'm Morgan,
I love music and mainly enjoy lo-fi and hiphop as well as a few New Zealand bands. In my spare time I like to read and play video games, as well as hanging out with mates.
Hi I’m Ashleigh.
I love reading, hiking and playing video games. I’m looking forward to talking to you about the Transition Support Service to understand what you think about it.
Still unsure or feel like a chat – give us a call 0800 002 577.
Yes - everything you say is confidential.
We only know your first name and your contact details.
Only the person who interviews you knows what you say.
Your social worker, transition worker or your caregiver or anyone in Oranga Tamariki
will not know what you say in your answers.
BUT - If we are worried about your safety or the safety of someone else,
we will need to let Oranga Tamariki know.
We will discuss this with you first.
This survey will give you a chance to confidentially share your experiences
and any challenges you have about where to live, getting a job, learning skills or other things like that. You will have a chance to talk about anything you need to. You can stop answering questions any time.
The survey asks you
> What you know about the transition service
> What plans you have for the future
> What you think about the support you get from your social worker or
your transition worker or anyone else – whether they understand you,
do what they say they will do, help make things better for you
> Whether your social worker or transition worker has helped you with planning
> How they have helped you e.g. with courses, somewhere to live
> What other support you would like
> How you feel about your life in general
> Your physical, mental and spiritual health
> Where you would go if you needed help
> Whether you feel people listen to you and you have a say in your life
> Whether your family or whānau are involved as much as you want
> Whether you know as much as you want
to about your
> Where you are living now and whether you feel it is a safe place for you
> Your friends and others
> Your education or training and whether you have a job
> Your money and any debt you might have
> Whether you have a child and need more support to care for your child
> Anything else you want to ask us to pass on to Oranga Tamariki.