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Adoption information pamphlet

Adoption information pamphlet

Child, Youth and Family is the government agency that handles adoptions. The 2007 pamphlet 'Adoption in New Zealand: some questions and answers' explains what adoption is, where information about adoption is available from, how to make an application to adopt and the subsequent process.

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Anne Else, 'Adoption - Adoption in the 21st century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 October 2017)

Story by Anne Else, published 5 May 2011, updated 11 May 2017