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Read and understand what rules apply to copying information from this site, what you need to know about the information provided on this site and what happens to any information that may be collected when you use this site.

Accessing PDF files

Most of our forms, brochures and factsheets are published in PDF format. Where possible we also publish these files in RTF (Rich Text Format) or other electronic formats to improve the accessibility of our information.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view PDF files. This can downloaded for free.

Finding information on this site

This site has been designed to make it as easy as possible to find information relating to the services provided by Child, Youth and Family.

Enter key words into the search functionality at the top right of the site to find pages that contain those words.

The sitemap provides an overview of all sections of content in this site.

Site map

To get an overall view of the contents of this site, use the site map like a 'Table of Contents' in a book. You can also navigate around the site by selecting the site map links.

Other government information

Use the newzealand.govt.nz link at the bottom of this homepage to obtain an index of all Government organisations, links to their web sites, contact details and to search other government information.

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