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Page URL: https://practice.orangatamariki.govt.nz/policy/adoption-working-with-expectant-parents/
Printed: 24/10/2021
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Last updated: 08/09/2020

Adoption — Working with expectant parents

What we must do when expectant parents are considering adoption.

Upcoming changes for this policy

This content will be strengthened so it more completely reflects our commitment to practice framed by te Tiriti o Waitangi, based on a mana-enhancing paradigm for practice, and drawing from ​Te Ao Māori principles of oranga to support mana tamaiti, whakapapa and whanaungatanga. We each need to consider how we can apply these principles to our practice when reading this policy. The following resources provide support:
Practice for working effectively with Māori
Our practice shift

Who this policy applies to

This policy applies to expectant parents and parents when they are considering adoption and pursuing a decision to place their tamaiti for adoption.