We publish a range of reports, submissions, corporate documents and media releases.
Scope of review into Oranga Tamariki’s care and protection practice for tamariki Māori announced
18 Sep 2019
In June, the Children’s Commissioner announced a thematic review into Oranga Tamariki’s policies, processes and practice relating to care and protection issues for tamariki Māori aged 0-3 months.
Free school lunches is a good start – but more is needed
30 Aug 2019
Let’s get behind free school lunches. They’re the first step in the right direction of our world-leading Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy, says Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft.
Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy - A 'once-in-a-generation' opportunity to get things right
29 Aug 2019
Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft welcomes the launch of New Zealand’s first comprehensive strategy to meet the rights and needs of our children and young people.
30 years of child rights: Children's Commissioner calls on government to consult with children and young people
18 Aug 2019
Ahead of a Child Rights Symposium in Wellington this week, the Children’s Commissioner is calling on the government to re-prioritise its commitment to the Children's Convention.
Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children
2 Aug 2019
We told the Health Select Committee about our support for the Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children) Amendment Bill
How can we encourage civic engagement amongst the younger generation?
16 Jul 2019
Submission from the Children’s Commissioner to the Youth Parliament Social Services Committee on how can we encourage civic engagement amongst the younger generation?