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Delivering on our strategic intentions

This section describes how we have managed our functions and operations over the last year to achieve outcomes for New Zealanders.

In 2016/2017 we worked towards our strategic priorities of:

  • supporting the transformation of the system for care and support of vulnerable children and young people [46]
  • reducing the welfare liability
  • increasing and diversifying social housing with responsive housing support
  • contributing to the social sector and the social investment approach
  • delivering a seamless and easy client experience
  • building a culture of health, safety and security
  • supporting strong, inclusive communities
  • strengthening our organisational health, capability and culture.


[46] Until 31 March 2017, after which this function was transferred to Oranga Tamariki.