Retrieved 21 March Gay rights were a major political issue during the Homosexual Law Reform debates, but have subsequently become much less so. LGBT community slams Statistics New Zealand's 'gross incompetence' On Evie's birth certificate, only the gestational parent had been listed as "mother" - with her partner listed as "other parent".
Immigration Benefits Eligibility Updated Aug. The protection of LGBT rights is advanced, relative to other countries in Oceaniaand is one of the most liberal in the worldwith the country being the first in the region and thirteenth in the world to enact same-sex marriage.
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Hansard Office, New Zealand Parliament. In future, parents registering children conceived using ART will be able to select "mother", "father" or "parent" for the non-gestational parent. You can register them as a New Zealand citizen by descent — you can apply for their New Zealand passport at the same time.
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