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Education Amendment Bill


1 Jan 2013

Report on child poverty a breakthrough for kiwi children

Media releases

11 Dec 2012

Children’s Commissioner Dr Russell Wills says the final report from the Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty represents a breakthrough for New Zealand’s disadvantaged children.

More investment needed to reduce cost of child poverty

Media releases

11 Dec 2012

Significantly reducing the costly harm of child poverty will require bold actions and far more investment in our children, says the Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty.

Vulnerable Children's Bill - submission by the Young People's Reference Group


3 Dec 2012

Submission on the Green Paper for Vulnerable Children by members of the Young People’s Reference Group of the Office of the Children’s Commissioner


Children Issue 82


1 Dec 2012

Our views matter: Children and young people talk about solutions to poverty


1 Dec 2012

Feedback from 278 children and young people from throughout New Zealand about their experiences of living in low socio-economic communities and their views on solutions to child poverty.

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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