The attempted uplift of a six-day-old baby boy from his 19-year-old mother at Hawke's Bay Hospital on May 6 has sparked a national outcry, with the practice disproportionately affecting Māori. Michael Neilson reports.

The number

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Happening 'for generations'

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A 'risk-averse' approach to child protection

Impacts on social workers

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