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Children's Commissioner's Views on Priorities for Children in New Zealand


20 Mar 2020

This is the report that our Office submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child in March 2020.

Submission: Education and Training Bill


10 Mar 2020

The Education and Training Bill (the Bill) is a culmination of two years of reviews, including advice from the Tomorrow’s Schools Review Taskforce and Kōrero Mātauranga – a national consultation on th

Assessments and removals of pēpi Māori into State care made earlier

Media releases

16 Jan 2020

Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft has released statistics showing there are persistent and intergenerational inequities in the removal of pēpi Māori into State custody.

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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