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Page URL: https://practice.orangatamariki.govt.nz/previous-practice-centre/service-pathways/adoptions/
Printed: 18/08/2019
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Adoptions pathway

The adoptions pathway provides an overview of the adoption process for adoptive applicants, birth parents and requests from Family Court for social workers' reports. Below is a flowchart of the adoptions pathway:

Adoptions flowchart

Adoptions pathway guidelines