Oranga Tamariki (National Care Standards and Related Matters) Regulations 2018

70 Duty to maintain record of important life events

(1)

The chief executive must, in relation to a child or young person in care or custody, ensure that a record of important events, achievements, relationships, and other matters in the child’s or young person’s life (for example, photos, art work, and school reports) is collected, recorded, and maintained.

(2)

The chief executive must ensure that the arrangements for collecting that record are made—

(a)

having regard to the child’s or young person’s culture and circumstances (for example, a disability); and

(b)

in consultation with the child or young person, where that is appropriate given their age and development.