The Vulnerable Children's Hub celebrated its first birthday on Thursday, 18 August 2016.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley attended the event, making her announcement about the new Ministry (external link) for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki. Hub staff celebrated with a morning tea with other attendees, including Brendan Boyle, Chief Executive of the Ministry of Social Development, and Sue Mackwell, National Children's Director.
The Hub went live on 1 September 2015, initially to support the Hamilton Children's Team. The Hub now also supports the Canterbury and Counties Manukau Children's Teams.