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  1. Appendices report: Qualitative study on behalf of the Independent Panel examining the 2014 family justice system reforms [PDF, 582 KB]

    The Independent Panel commissioned UMR to gather feedback and personal experiences from children/ young people, and parents who may not otherwise engage with mainstream feedback loops (Māori parents, Pasifika parents, new migrant/ refugee parents1 and parents with disabilities). This appendices report contains supplementary information to the main qualitative study report from UMR. The supplementary information includes: additional information regarding key professionals; introduction letters, i...

  2. Qualitative study on behalf of the Independent Panel examining the 2014 family justice system reforms [PDF, 943 KB]

    The Independent Panel commissioned UMR to gather feedback and personal experiences from children/ young people, and parents who may not otherwise engage with mainstream feedback loops (Māori parents, Pasifika parents, new migrant/ refugee parents1 and parents with disabilities). The primary objectives of this research were to explore and understand the experiences of the post-2014 services for resolving disputes about care including experiences of both out of court and in-court processes and mor...

  3. Te Korowai Ture ā-Whānau: The final report of the Independent Panel examining the 2014 family justice reforms [PDF, 1.3 MB]

    In 2014, major changes were made to the family justice system. The reforms aimed to help people resolve parenting disputes without having to go to court. However, we now know that these changes aren't working for some people. An Independent Panel appointed by the Minister of Justice examined the changes and considered how they've impacted separating families and their children. The panel’s final report outlines their findings and recommendations.

  4. Strengthening the family justice system - Q and A [PDF, 330 KB]

    An Independent Panel has been tasked by the Minister of Justice to examine and report on the effectiveness of reforms made to the family justice system in 2014. The Panel been asked specifically to look at the effectiveness of in-court and out-of-court processes, the appropriate role and use of professionals in the family justice system, and the extent to which decisions are being made that are consistent with the welfare and best interests of children. The Panel released its first consultation ...

  5. Strengthening the family justice system - EasyRead - Word version [DOCX, 10 MB]

    An Independent Panel has been tasked by the Minister of Justice to examine and report on the effectiveness of reforms made to the family justice system in 2014. The Panel released its first consultation paper in September 2018, aimed at identifying what has been working well and what has not since 2014. This second consultation paper introduces and seeks feedback on the Panel’s proposed changes. This version is written in Easy Read format.