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Report shows the way to improve the lives of all children and young people

News

1 Jun 2017

The UNICEF Innocenti Report Card for 2016 provides a template for how to improve the lives of children and young people living in the most difficult circumstances.


Children’s views shape the future of Christchurch

News

1 Jun 2017

28 June - The future residents of Christchurch took centre stage today to present their ideas for the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor.


New Zealand and Canterbury rugby to be applauded on new child-centred approach to misconduct

News

1 May 2017

Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft is congratulating the New Zealand and Canterbury rugby unions on a new approach to work better with young players accused of misconduct.


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State of Care 2017: A focus on Oranga Tamariki's secure residences

News

1 May 2017

Time to start moving on outdated children’s residences: Children’s Commissioner


Budget 2017 provides more assurance for kids in care

News

1 May 2017

More funding for independent monitoring has been hailed by the Children’s Commissioner as a significant step forward for children in the care and protection and youth justice systems.


Budget 2017 good news for Kiwi kids

News

1 May 2017

The Family Incomes Package revealed in Budget 2017 has been welcomed by the Children’s Commissioner as good news for children living in families experiencing severe poverty.


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