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Assessments and removals of pēpi Māori into State care made earlier

News

16 Jan 2020

Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft has released statistics showing there are persistent and intergenerational inequities in the removal of pēpi Māori into State custody.


Pēpi Māori and the care and protection system

Reports

16 Jan 2020

We published statistics alongside some information resources to help people understand what happens when reports of care and protection concerns for pēpi Māori are made to Oranga Tamariki.


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2019 Child Poverty Monitor Poster

Resources

9 Dec 2019

2019 Child Poverty Monitor Poster


Big, bold, permanent change needed to reduce child poverty

News

9 Dec 2019

Media release for our annual Child Poverty Monitor (2019)


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What Makes a Good Life for Young Parents?

Reports

28 Nov 2019

As a part of our "What Makes a Good Life?" engagement we heard from 15 young people under the age of 18 who were themselves parents.Here is a summary report of what we heard from these young parents.


What Makes a Good Life?

In October and November 2018, the Office of the Children's Commissioner and Oranga Tamariki - Ministry for Children asked for the views of children and young people on what wellbeing means to them.

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