It’s in a child’s best interest to have a legal relationship with the parents who will be raising them. Therefore you’ll need to apply to adopt your child through the New Zealand Family Court, so the parental rights can be transferred from your surrogate mother and her partner, to you.
Surrogacies arranged in New Zealand...
Ways you can care
Information about becoming a caregiver, and the types of caregiving.
Ways you can care brochure (PDF 2.6 MB)
Nigel Latta 'Ways you can care'
Nigel Latta interviews experts, caregivers and young people, and provides an in-depth look at the joys and challenges of caregiving. ...
VOYCE-Whakarongo Mai provides support and advocacy for children and young people who have been or are in care. They can be reached on 0800 942 8787.0800 What's Up (0800 942 8787) is is a free, nationally-available counselling helpline and webchat service for children and teenagers run by Barnardos New Zealand.
Activities for tamariki
Nanogirl's new onl...