Story: Children’s homes and fostering

Craig de Blecourt and his foster mother, 2006

Craig de Blecourt and his foster mother, 2006

Fostering can be a rewarding experience for both foster parents and children. Nineteen-year-old Craig de Blecourt came to live with Rayleen and Milan Hubac when he was five. In 2006 Craig praised his foster parents: 'Kids like me are lucky to have them. Imagine the system without them.'

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 2 December 2006, p. 55
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Source: Otago Daily Times, 2 December 2006, p. 55.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Children’s homes and fostering - Experiences of institutional and foster care', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2021)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 21 Dec 2018