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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


Building blocks needed for children’s rights

News

11 Apr 2018

A new report has outlined the next steps the New Zealand Government needs to take to make good on our promises to children.


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Getting It Right: Building Blocks

Reports

11 Apr 2018

The report looks at how the New Zealand Government can build the foundations for implementing the Children’s Convention in Aotearoa.


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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