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Children's Commissioner's Views on Priorities for Children in New Zealand

Submissions

20 Mar 2020

This is the report that our Office submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child in March 2020.


Submission: Education and Training Bill

Submissions

10 Mar 2020

The Education and Training Bill (the Bill) is a culmination of two years of reviews, including advice from the Tomorrow’s Schools Review Taskforce and Kōrero Mātauranga – a national consultation on th


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)


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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