Adoption Option

Why we place our babies for adoption

Abigail Rebecca Summer

Useful websites

Here are a few useful websites, starting with some New Zealand specific sites (we cannot take any responsbility for the content of any of these sites).

 

www.opan.org.nz

New Zealand Open Adoption Network (OPAN). The aims of OPAN are to support open adoption in New Zealand, provide awareness of open adoption in New Zealand, assist children to come to terms with open adoption issues, and support birth parents, adoptive parents and their extended families.

 

www.cyf.govt.nz/adoptions.htm

The Child Youth and Family adoption information page.

 

www.lawcom.govt.nz

In September 2000 The New Zealand Law Commission Te Aka Matua O Te Ture produced a Report 65 "Adoption and its Alternatives: a different approach and a new framework". The report is a comprehensive exploration of adoption law and practice in New Zealand, together with proposed alternatives.  To view a PDF of the report click

Adobe Acrobat DocumentAdoption and its Alternatives
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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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www.nz-surrogacy.com 

An online support group for New Zealander's who are interested in Surrogacy, Egg donation, Sperm donation, Adoption, IVF, and all of those issues that go with infertility.

 

In addition there are a number of global websites aimed at adoption.

www.adoption.com

www.adopting.org

www.adoption.com

www.adoptionsearch.com

www.adoptiontriad.org

www.adoptivefamilies.com

www.adoptiveparents.com

www.marlourussellphd.com

www.openadopt.org

www.theadoptionguide.com

www.openadoptionsupport.com