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Printed: 26/04/2024
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Listen to this policy:

Visiting and engaging with tamariki in care

This policy sets out the purpose and requirements of visiting tamariki in care.

Who this policy applies to

This policy applies to tamariki:

  • in the care or custody of the chief executive of Oranga Tamariki
  • under a wardship order where Oranga Tamariki is acting as an agent of the Court.

Engaging with te tamaiti alone

We must try to engage with te tamaiti in private to enable them to express their views more freely. If it’s unsafe, harmful or inappropriate to do so, we must record the reasons for this and what we intend to do differently to enable them to safely express their views.

See and engage tamariki