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Section 66C of the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989
Information request to Oranga Tamariki
Under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) and the Privacy Act 1993, you can ask any government department about the information it holds.If you are considering an OIA request, we suggest you find out first whether the information you seek is already publicly available.Many of the policies and practice frameworks that guide our work can be found at our Practice Centre:Practice Centre website - Knowledge and Practice...
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Changes to section 66 of the Oranga Tamariki 1989 Act include new provisions. These came into effect from July 1, 2019 and give child welfare and protection agencies the ability to request, collect, use, and share personal information for purposes related to the wellbeing and safety of tamariki. The new provisi...
Finding out about adopted family members
If you have a sibling or other relative who was adopted into your family, or placed for adoption into another, you may want to find details about them.Anyone can request to look at an adoption court record but you’ll need to make a case to do so. A judge in the Family Court will look at your application and decide whether to grant you permission.The process c...
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Details of the request
17 May 2018
Refusal of Annual Report financial years 2016/17 and 2017/18
OIA Response (PDF 210KB)
27 Mar 2018
Payment terms of the Ministry
OIA Response (PDF 132KB)
27 Feb 2018
Funding of KidsCan
Funding of kidscan (PDF 270KB) Kidscan documents (PDF 5.7MB)
26 Feb 2018
Breakdown of budget and staff at Oranga Tamariki compared to CYF
OIA Response (PDF 920KB)
21 Jan 2018
Costs associated with Ministry's name change
What you need to do
How long it takes to become a caregiver depends on several things. We'll support you along the way.There are five steps to follow.
Complete our online enquiry form and we will contact you to talk about the role and answer any questions you have.Becoming a caregiver...
Finding your birth parents
When you turn 20, you have the legal right to information about your adoption and your birth parents. To get this, you need to begin by requesting a copy of your pre-adoption birth certificate. Your original birth certificate When you were born, your birth certificate included the name of your biological mother, and perhaps your father. When you were adopted, a new certi...