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Placing your child for adoption
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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WHAT’S UPYoung people can call 0800 WHATSUP (0800 942 8787) free from 1pm till 10pm Mon-Fri, or 3pm to 10pm on the weekends, 365 days of the year. This is a cool helpline just for kids and teens, where you can talk or web chat to caring people about anything that's on your mind. Web chat's open 5pm to 10pm every day. You can also visit them online:What's up on Facebook What's up website YOUTHLINEYouthline is a community organisation based in centres across New Zealand. Get...
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
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Feedback and Complaints
We want to hear from children and young people about their experience with us, good or bad.We value the views of children, and encourage them to speak up about how they feel and anything that's happened to them. We’ve also developed information, including a video and printed resource, specifically for them.
For all media enquiries relating to the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki please contact our National Office Communications Team.
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Our goal is to work with the child and young person, their whānau and others who can help, so they can return to live at home – but only once we think it's safe for them to do so. If that can't happen, we aim to find them a safe, stable and loving home, where they'll be able to have a sense of belonging.
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This table provides the direct contacts for Children's Teams. Important – please never email referrals or any personal information about tamariki or their whānau to the Children’s Team.
(07) 921 5081
029 237 9147
(06) 949 4271
Our full name is Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki.'Oranga' is the wellbeing we want to help the children we work with to have.'Tamariki' reminds us that children are descended from greatness. They are born with an inherent mana that can be damaged by abuse and neglect.We support children, family and whānau to restore their mana, their sense of self, their important connections and relationships, their right to heal and r...