Adopted Adults (20+)

Can obtain identifying information, (unless a veto preventing access has been placed).

Step 1: Is to obtain information from the government department. Contact below for application forms and other information.

Adoption Care Service
Ministry for Children, Oranga Tamariki
PO Box 546
Wellington
New Zealand

Phone:  0508 326 459.  From overseas: 001164 4 912 3820

Email:  webadoption@ot.govt.nz
Web:  https://www.orangatamariki.govt.nz/adoption/overview

Birth parents

Cannot obtain identifying information, the department will search for a child and make contact on your behalf.

Our services – We can assist you with information, counselling, search, contact and mediation.
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