Question: Is 17 a minor in NZ?

Can you legally move out at 17 NZ?

choose to leave home - at age 16 a young person can leave home without their parents consent. But until 18, Oranga Tamariki can send the child home if they believe theyre at risk. be legally independent of guardianship - age 18.

Can I ask my 17 year old to leave home?

Aged 16-17 You can leave home without your parents or carers permission. Or they can ask you to leave. But its important to think carefully before deciding to move out and leave home.

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