Adoption Option

Why we place our babies for adoption

Abigail Rebecca Summer

Adoption Resources and Downloads

DVD

A DVD entitled "The Adoption Option" is available free of charge, although we would appreciate a $10.00 contribution to cover costs (for payment details click here). A pack of 2 DVD's with 25 pamphlets and two posters can also be ordered (a contribution of $25 would be appreciated). They can be posted out to you (in plain packaging) anywhere in New Zealand. The mailing address is: Adoption Option Trust, PO Box 13434, Christchurch 8141. Alternatively download this form and send it to us.

Adobe Acrobat DocumentThe Adoption Option DVD Order Form
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Downloads

New Zealand research paper by Fergusson and Horwood "Adoption and adjustment in adolescence." Adoption & Fostering, 1998; 22: 24-30.

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Statistics New Zealand 2003 report on Teenage Fertility.

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Statistics New Zealand report chapter on 'Births' from Demographic Trends 2005 report.

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Statistics New Zealand report chapter on 'Abortions' from Demographic Trends 2005 report.

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True birth mum Adoption story by Gayna Halkett.

Adobe Acrobat DocumentGayna's story
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The New Zealand Law Commission Te Aka Matua O Te Ture produced a Report 65 (2000) "Adoption and its Alternatives: a different approach and a new framework". 

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NZ Law Commission Te Aka Matua O Te Ture Report 65 "Adoption and its Alternatives: a different approach and a new framework".
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Key findings report from the Minnesota/Texas Adoption Project (MTARP).

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