27 May 2020

Time to overhaul adoption laws in New Zealand

From Nine To Noon, 11:50 am on 27 May 2020

Legal correspondent Simon Jefferson joins Kathryn to talk about why he believes adoption laws are long overdue for an overhaul.

He says the outdated model hasn't kept pace with the evolution of societal attitudes, and the laws don't work for Maori and Pasifika families. 

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