Guidance and resources about how to share and request information within the child welfare sector, and what the information sharing provisions are.
For practitioners wanting to know more about information sharing at Oranga Tamariki, go to Sharing Information - Practice Centre.
Guidance for sharing information
If you work in the child welfare sector and are wanting to share information, there is guidance material to help you do this – available in English and te reo Māori.
Information sharing provisions – child and whānau at the centre
In 2019 changes were made to the Oranga Tamariki 1989 Act that allows for greater information sharing capability related to the wellbeing and safety of tamariki.
Forms to request information
Editable forms are available to download to assist with information requests across the child welfare and protection sector.
Information sharing resources
These resources are available to ensure you can safely and appropriately share information across the child welfare and protection sector.
Information sharing training material
Presentations and webinars are available to help build understanding about the information sharing provisions.
Published: June 7, 2019 · Updated: August 3, 2022