We publish a range of reports, submissions, corporate documents and media releases.
Making Aotearoa New Zealand the best place to be a child
22 Oct 2021
In the third of Judge Andrew Becroft’s five addresses reflecting on his time as Children’s Commissioner, he examines five ways we can significantly improve wellbeing for children and young people in A
Our care and protection system has failed – it needs nothing less than radical transformation.
19 Oct 2021
In the second of Judge Andrew Becroft’s five addresses reflecting on his time as Children’s Commissioner, he argues that tinkering with our care and protection system over the last three decades has f
Some stark injustices in our youth justice system need fixing – and here’s how
13 Oct 2021
In the first of a series of five addresses reflecting on his time as Children’s Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft identifies some stark injustices in our youth justice system and suggests ways to fix
What Makes a Good Life for Disabled Children and Young People?
12 Oct 2021
As part of our engagement with children and young people for our What Makes a Good Life? report, we heard from 474 disabled children and young people through survey and face-to-face engagements. Here
Call for mandatory vaccination of children’s workforce
7 Oct 2021
The Children’s Commissioner and Assistant Māori Commissioner are calling for a plan for the mandatory vaccination of teachers and the entire children’s workforce in New Zealand.
The time has come for 16 year olds to get the vote
5 Oct 2021
The Children’s Commissioner is welcoming the Government’s review into our election laws as the perfect opportunity to extend the right to vote to 16 and 17 year olds.