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2017 Top Priorities Snippet

Children's Commissioner's top priorities 2017

Corporate documents

1 Mar 2017

The top five priorities for the Children's Commissioner for the year 2017.

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1 Jan 2017

Submission to the Education and Science Select Committee on seclusion and use of physical restraint in schools.

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Child Poverty Monitor: Targets and a plan are overdue


1 Dec 2016

Setting targets and creating a plan to reduce the number of children in poverty is well overdue and vital if we want to prevent entrenching a third generation of children in poverty, says Children’s C

Annual Report 2016 FINAL cover

Annual Report 2016

Corporate documents

1 Nov 2016

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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