Search results for youth
Found in Government A-Z / Ministry of Youth Development
They help young people, aged between 12 and 24 years old, to use their knowledge, skills and experience to participate...
Found in Government A-Z / Youth Court
They deal with criminal offending by children and young people that's too serious to be dealt with any other way.
Found in Family and whānau / Financial help for your family / Youth benefits
Payments for young people aged 16 or 17 who can't live with their parents, and for young parents aged 16 to 18.
Found in Government A-Z / Child, Youth and Family
Their services include: working with Police and Courts in dealing with young offenders under the youth justice system providing...
Found in Crime and justice / The courts / How the youth justice system works
If a child under 16 breaks the law, they can get legal help. What they’ll get depends on their age.
Found in Family and whānau / Adoption and fostering / Finding your birth child
If you’ve placed a child for adoption, you can ask Child, Youth and Family for help finding them.
Found in Family and whānau / Adoption and fostering / Finding your birth parents
If you were born in NZ and you're adopted, once you turn 20 you can request your original birth certificate, and any information about your adoption records held by Child, Youth and Family.
Found in Crime and justice / The courts / Find your local district court
New Zealand's 59 district courts deal with both criminal and civil matters. You can also pay fines at these courts.
Found in Government A-Z / New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Their programme includes: seasons of major symphonic repertoire a wide range of education programmes opera and ballet productions television,...
Found in Family and whānau / Adoption and fostering / Fostering a child
Foster caregivers look after children in many ways, from short-term or emergency foster care, to long-term or permanent arrangements.