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If you were the boss of education in New Zealand, what would you do first?


26 Sep 2018

The government’s multi-pronged conversation about the future of education is providing an opportunity for people of all ages to share their views with decision-makers.

Children's Commissioner calls for FASD prevalence study


11 Sep 2018

The Children’s Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft, is calling for a study into the prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

Submission: Free-to-air television time bands


1 Aug 2018

The Broadcasting Standards Authority of New Zealand (BSA) is reviewing the time bands for television content. These time bands define what kinds of programmes (i.e. classified general audience, parent

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Third Universal Periodic Review of New Zealand’s Human Rights Performance Submission


12 Jul 2018

A submission from the Office of the Children's Commissioner to the Universa

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Statement of Performance Expectations 2018 - 19

Corporate documents

3 Jul 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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