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Submission on The Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy


11 Jan 2019

A submission from the Office of the Children's Commissioner on the Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy.

Child Poverty Reduction Act: “An historic cause for celebration”


18 Dec 2018

Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft says the passing of the Child Poverty Reduction legislation third reading today is “an historic cause for celebration”.

OCC Newsletter: December 2018


17 Dec 2018

The last newsletter for 2018. Meri Kirihimete from the Office of the Children's Commissioner!

Children’s Commissioner welcomes report on young voices talking about porn


11 Dec 2018

“Research released recently by the Chief Censor on young New Zealanders and porn, is a ground-breaking document,” says Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft. “This is not least because it conscientio

Child Poverty Monitor 2018: Four Areas Where Poverty Affects New Zealand Children


10 Dec 2018

With no new data on child poverty in New Zealand, this year's Child Poverty Monitor puts a spotlight on critical areas in a child's life where poverty continues to have an adverse impact.

Annual Report 2018

Annual Report 2018

Corporate documents

30 Nov 2018

The annual summary of activity and achievements for the Office of the Children's Commissioner for the financial year 2017 - 2018.

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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