We advocate for the interests, rights and wellbeing of children and young people

You have a right to have your say

You have the right to have a say. The Mai World Project is our way of helping you exercise that right and to bring your korero to the attention of national decision makers.

Recent reports

Child and youth voices on bullying in Aotearoa - December 2017

Child and youth voices on their positive connections to culture in Aotearoa - September 2017

You can also check out the latest Voices on our Facebook page.

If you want to connect your school or community group to us, encourage them to sign up, or email us.

More than 25,000 children and young people are connected to the Voices Project.

41 schools across the country (including one early childhood centre) and a growing number of community groups are now registered or involved – meaning we can ask more than 25,000 children and young people for their opinions.

This year we want to reach even more schools and community ropu, empowering tamariki and rangatahi like you to share your opinions on things that matter.

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Mai World: Child and Youth Voices Project

Learn more about our current Child and Youth Voices Project (PDF, 394KB)

Have YOUR say NOW

Korero mai e hoa ma, share your opinion with the Children's Commissioner NOW