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Printed: 22/10/2019
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Noho ake Oranga – permanency and enhancing wellbeing for tamariki in care policy — Key information

Updated: 24 February 2017

What's Important To Us

Tamariki achieve their greatest potential within whānau where they are safe, secure, and have a sense of belonging and connectedness. Tamariki in the custody of the chief executive have the right to stability of care, which provides them with this experience.

When it is not possible for tamariki to return to their parents’ or usual guardians’ care, we must find them a whānau where they will feel loved, wanted, and valued, and where their significant connections are maintained. Securing a permanent care arrangement for tamariki is the key to promoting their sense of identity and belonging.

Planning living arrangements for mokopuna with permanent caregivers

Securing permanency

Support and assistance for permanent caregivers

Use of legal orders to secure a permanent living arrangement