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Commissioners welcome vaccines for young rangatahi

Media releases

19 Aug 2021

Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft welcomes the Government’s announcement today that the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine will be available for children and young people aged 12 to 15 years.


Returning children must be protected and embraced

Media releases

26 Jul 2021

Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft is urging the public and media to respect the privacy and wellbeing of the children returning with their mother from Turkey, following the Governments’ announcem


OPCAT Youth Justice Residences

OIA Releases

23 Jul 2021

The Office of the Children's Commissioner's response to a request for Youth Justice monitoring reports from 2018 onwards.


OPCAT Care and Protection Residences

OIA Releases

13 Jul 2021

The Office of the Children's Commissioner's response to an OIA request for all care and protection monitoring reports from 2018 onwards.


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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