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20180921 children achieving permanency and exiting care to guardianship or adoption

Adopting in NZ

... child you intend to adopt is your relative, it’s illegal to have them in your home without a placement approval from an Oranga Tamariki social worker. Parenting ordersThere are alternatives to adoption. The birth parents can apply for you to have guardianship of the child through a parenting order under the Care of Children Act. This will give you the legal responsibility for the day-to-day care of the child.Oranga Tamariki is not involved in parenting orders. These are arranged through a co...

Reports and documents

  Date Details of the request Download/View 16 May 2019 Any relevant information on how special guardianship orders are performing since the implementation of s113A and 113B OIA Response (PDF 195KB) 29 Mar 2019 Information about what is required for a section 132 report OIA Response (PDF 201KB) 18 Mar 2019 Information about climate change OIA Response (PDF 243KB) 7 Feb  2019 Oranga Tamariki strategy on Diversity and Inclusion OIA Response (PDF 949K...

Placing your child for adoption

... Law Society Alternatives to adoption There are alternatives to placing your child for adoption. You may want to consider a parenting order under the Care of Children Act. This will give the new parents guardianship of your child and they will have the legal right to make day-to-day decisions about them. This is sometimes a good option for step children.If you think it would be best for your child that they are raised by someone in your extended...