We provide advice to people who are concerned about a child or young person's rights
This section has information on the child rights issues people most frequently contact us about and sets out the rights children have under UNCROC
If you're concerned about the safety and wellbeing of a child, this page lets you know what you can do. If you're already working with Oranga Tamariki, you can find out more about your rights and how...Read more
If your child is having issues at school - from being stood down or bullied, to issues with a teacher or difficulty accessing special needs support - this page lets you know what you can do and where ...Read more
If you want to know about age thresholds - from what age you can leave a child at home unsupervised, to the age at which a child can be charged with committing a crime - this page has the answers. Yo...Read more
If you have questions about a parent's right to know health-related information about their child, a child's right to say no to medical treatment, or whether doctors visits are free for children, this...Read more
The Children's Commissioner has a role to promote the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. This is a set of special human rights that apply to all people under age 18.