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

The Child Rights Line

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Mai World: Child and Youth Voices Project


Learn more about our Child and Youth Voices Project 

Have YOUR say NOW

Korero mai e hoa ma, share your opinion with the Children's Commissioner NOW

Here you will find out about your rights, and what the Office of the Children's Commissioner does for children and young people like you. Tauke!

Your Rights

As a child or young person, you have special rights, and we want to make sure that you know what they are, and that you have your rights respected. It is the Commissioner's role to advocate for you.

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Info 4 You

You might have some mahi kura (school work) to do at home, or some other patai (questions) that we could help you with.

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Your Voice

We want to korero with you, so we can share your views!
Have your say, and hear what other children and young people have to say.

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Mai World: Child and Youth Voices

This project is one of the ways that we seek your views, using focus groups and online surveys in schools. We then share your views with decision makers.

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