Welcome to the Parenting Arrangements after Separation Study (PASS)

This study aims to better understand how separated parents and caregivers make or change arrangements for children’s care and to determine how New Zealand’s reformed family justice system is working for parents and professionals.

The nationwide study is being conducted by the Faculty of Law and the Children’s Issues Centre at the University of Otago and is funded by the New Zealand Law Foundation. It will investigate the perceptions and experiences of separated parents and caregivers, family justice professionals, and key stakeholders via online surveys and interviews.

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Survey for Parents/Caregivers » Family Justice Professionals »

Not a parent/caregiver or family justice professional, but want to share your views?

Share your views »

Need help?

With the survey?
If you need help completing the survey we are happy to help or, if you prefer, you can take part in a confidential telephone interview. Phone us on 0800-4-PASSNZ (0800-472 776) or email us at: passnz@otago.ac.nz

With your parenting arrangements?
You can find help on the Ministry of Justice website.

With your family and/or personal situation?
Click here to see a list of support services and agencies.

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