We advocate for the interests and wellbeing of children and young people
Stats on Kids gives you the numbers on kids - everyone under 18 years of age living in New Zealand.Read more
The State of Care report series is an annual summary from our independent monitoring of the policies, practices and services of Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children. It includes feedback from childre...Read more
We are the independent and external monitor of Oranga Tamariki – not part of Oranga Tamariki or any other government agency.
In all our work we strive to be child-centred. This helps us to make decisions that are in the best interests of the child.Read more
New Zealand’s current high rate of child poverty is one of our biggest barriers to full implementation of the Children's Convention. This is one reason it is such a strong focus of the OCC’s work.The ...Read more
Mana Mokopuna is the approach we developed to monitor services provided under the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989.