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The Children’s Commissioner supports the statement by the Health Select
Committee released today that asks the Government to implement the
recommendations made by the Committee.
Children’s Commissioner Dr Russell Wills says the Government’s response to the Health Select Committee report will see better outcomes for children, but misses the big picture.Download (pdf 174 KB)
Practical new guides for schools wishing to introduce food programmes have been released by Children’s Commissioner Dr Russell Wills today.
The guidelines provide clear advice to schools, whether they are thinking about where to start or wanting to improve an existing food programme. They can be used by primary, intermediate and secondary schools of all deciles and in all communities.
Children's Commissioner Dr Russell Wills comments on the UNICEF New Zealand report which outlines progress since UNCROC was ratified in 1993.Download (pdf 128 KB)
The Child Poverty Monitor is a joint project by the Children’s Commissioner, J R McKenzie Trust and Otago University’s NZ Child and Youth Epidemiology Service (NZCYES). For the next five years it will publish four measures of child poverty: income poverty, material hardship, severe poverty and persistent poverty. The initiative aims to raise awareness of the problem and monitor New Zealand’s progress in reducing each of these measures.Download (pdf 281 KB)
Children’s Commissioner Dr Russell Wills says the Health Select Committee has made some courageous recommendations that have enormous potential to improve children’s lives.Download (pdf 59 KB)