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We provide advice to people who are concerned about a child or young person's rights or wellbeing
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All our work feeds into our vision of ensuring New Zealand is a place where all children thrive
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We also raise awareness and understanding of the United Nation's Convention on the Rights of the Child
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Children and young people told us about what is working well for them, and what could be improved at school.
“Survivors of abuse in state care will have the deep hurt they experienced investigated and acknowledged by this new inquiry”, said Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft.
The growth in child poverty has been halted and relevant indicators are dropping, says the Children’s Commissioner on release of the latest Child Poverty Monitor data.
Engaging children aged five to twelve years old in the engagement and planning process for the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor regeneration.
The term 'child-centred' is often used but not well understood. Find out what it's all about and how your organisation can elevate the interests of children.
Find out more about child poverty - the problems and the solutions. The latest data is available at www.childpoverty.co.nz.
If you’re concerned about the immediate wellbeing of a child or young person, call:
The current Children's Commissioner is Judge Andrew Becroft. Before taking up the position on 1 July 2016 he was New Zealand's Principal Youth Court Judge.