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

Supplementary Report to the UNCRC on COVID-19 for New Zealand

Submissions

19 Jun 2020

Supplementary information regarding the impact of COVID-19 on children’s rights in Aotearoa New Zealand, for the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.


Submission: Inquiry into the operation of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020

Submissions

9 Jun 2020

This submission provides an important child-centred perspective on the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020 (the Act). A Child Impact Assessment process may not have been completed because of the


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Te Kuku O Te Manawa - Ka puta te riri, ka momori te ngākau, ka heke ngā roimata mo tōku pēpi

Reports

8 Jun 2020

A report in relation to how pēpi Māori aged 0-3 months can remain in the care of their whānau.


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Submission: NZTA 'Accessible Streets' Transport Rule Package

Submissions

20 May 2020

A submission on the NZTA 'Accessible Streets' transport rule package


Budget 2020: COVID-19 response leaves many children disadvantaged

News

14 May 2020

The Children’s Commissioner says Budget 2020 is a realistic response to the crisis but is insufficient, especially for the 150,000 children who were already doing it tough before COVID-19.


Helping our kids navigate the dangers of growing up with porn

News

18 Apr 2020

Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft welcomes the release of a report showing what we can do about the harmful prevalence of porn in Kiwi kid’s lives.


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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