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OCC Newsletter: Special Edition


9 Nov 2018

A special edition newsletter all about child and youth wellbeing and what the Office of the Children's Commissioner is doing in this space.

It’s time to change the way we look after young people in care


1 Oct 2018

A new report from the Office of the Children’s Commissioner looks to the future of how we care for young people with high risk and alleged offending behaviour.

OCC Newsletter: September 2018


28 Sep 2018

Calling for youth to no longer be remanded in police cells, focusing on FASD awareness, and looking back on the Criminal Justice Summit.

Prime Minister promotes work of the Office of the Children’s Commissioner on global stage


26 Sep 2018

The Office of the Children’s Commissioner received global recognition when Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke about the Office’s work in her speech during her New York trip.

If you were the boss of education in New Zealand, what would you do first?


26 Sep 2018

The government’s multi-pronged conversation about the future of education is providing an opportunity for people of all ages to share their views with decision-makers.

Children's Commissioner calls for FASD prevalence study


11 Sep 2018

The Children’s Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft, is calling for a study into the prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

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Email: c.nichol@occ.org.nz 

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