Enhancing Intake Decision-Making Trial Report
OIA Response (PDF 9.9MB)
26 Jul 2017
Documents relating to the 'Social Investment Approach'
OIA Response (PDF 4.4MB)
04 Jul 2017
Copies of the eight documents tabled in the Expert Advisory Panel FinalReport
OIA Response (PDF 1.4MB)
23 Jun 2017
Report: Building on Strengths: Evaluating current support systems for kinship care in New Zealand - An exploratory study
OIA Response (PDF 2.4MB)
Adoption is a permanent legal arrangement and your child’s adoptive parents will have full parental rights and responsibilities. Most adoptions in New Zealand are ‘open adoptions’ where the birth parents and the adoptive family know of each other and may keep in touch.
The adoption process
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The workforce restriction
The Children's Act 2014 introduces a workforce restriction, which means it's unlawful to employ a core children’s worker with certain serious criminal offences unless they hold a core worker exemption. The offences which trigger the workforce restriction generally involve child victims, or are of a sexual or violent nature. These are outlined in schedule 2 of the act.Children's Act sche...
Young people transitioning seminar - video transcript
(Damian O'Neill - a Senior Analyst within the Oranga Tamariki Evidence Centre)(Māori spoken) Good morning, tenakoto katoa. (Māori spoken 00:09) Welcome to the end of the working week and a second presentation on our precious young people. In this presentation I'm going to talk about a survey we did of the young people, 15 to 17 year olds, who are moving out of care, out of the care of the chief executive, into independence.And before I talk about the survey findings, some r...
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