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

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Domestic Violence – Victims Protection Bill submission


1 May 2017

Children are significantly impacted by family violence. The impact of domestic violence on children – and the impact of any potential law change - must be directly considered.

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Oranga Tamariki Bill -- the use of police cells


1 Apr 2017

Children, Young Persons and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Bill: Children’s Commission

Explanation of why we should limit the use of Police cells to hold young people on remand.

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1 Jan 2017

Submission to the Education and Science Select Committee on seclusion and use of physical restraint in schools.

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Giving students a say in their own education


1 Nov 2016

Our submission on the update of the Education Act encourages the government to STOP! until children have been consulted on the proposed changes to their education.