Kōrero: Adoption

Romanian children in New Zealand

Sam, Emma and Elsie, seen at a Wellington playgroup in 1992, were born in Romania and adopted by New Zealanders. Listen to Department of Social Welfare advisor Paula Dickens talk about the criteria prospective parents need to meet before adopting a child from another country.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1992/1079a
Photograph by Phil Reid

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Sound file from Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision (Inter-country adoption/Reference number C900109A)

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Anne Else, 'Adoption - Inter-country adoption', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/speech/26064/romanian-children-in-new-zealand (accessed 22 October 2019)

Story by Anne Else, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 18 Apr 2018