A child’s Guardian has the same responsibilities to care for the child as a parent
In New Zealand they are known as a Testamentary Guardian. A child’s Testamentary or Will Guardian has the same responsibilities to care for the child as a parent would. That means the guardian has full legal and physical custody of the child and can make all the decisions about the physical care of the child that a parent would make. A guardian can be anyone: relatives, friends of the family, or other people suitable to raise the child can ask to be legal guardians.
The guardian is responsible for the child’s care, including the child’s:
The guardian is also responsible for supervision of the child and its actions.