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The Children’s Commissioner – now and into the future

Corporate documents

1 Jun 2018

The OCC has been thinking about the role of our organisation, how it has developed over the past 30 years, and how it might evolve to be even more effective for children in the future.


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Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 - Limiting the use of Police cells

Submissions

1 Jun 2018

Explanation of why we should limit the use of Police cells to hold young people on remand.


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Case study: The Education matters to me series

Reports

31 May 2018

An example of child and youth engagement through combined methods: face to face, postcard and survey.


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Weaving Our Strengths Forum

News

24 May 2018

The J R McKenzie Trust and the Office of the Children’s Commissioner held a one-day hui on reducing child poverty and improving child wellbeing.


A budget that takes children seriously

News

17 May 2018

The Children’s Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft, says today’s budget takes children seriously. He welcomes the focus on reducing child poverty, a critical step towards improving child wellbeing.


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Submission on National Education Learning Priorities Amendment Bill

Submissions

13 Apr 2018

This Bill explicitly requires the Minister to consult children when developing the Statement of National Education Learning Priorities


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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