We publish a range of reports, submissions, corporate documents and media releases.
A Hard Place To Be Happy - Insights Report
7 Oct 2019
This report shares the insights from 52 children and young people who were living in secure care and protection residences.
Submission: Implementing the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
4 Oct 2019
This submission is from the Children's Convention Monitoring Group (CMG), which is convened by the Office of the Children's Commissioner.
Position brief: It's time to stop criminalising children under 14
2 Oct 2019
We should raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to a minimum of 14 years old.
Submission: Civics and Citizenship Education
26 Sep 2019
Feedback on discussion documents: Teaching and Learning Guide, Exemplar and Progression Tables.
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.