We advocate for the interests, rights and wellbeing of children and young people

ACARTDGR

Proposed Donation Guidelines

Submissions

14 Nov 2017

The Children's Commissioner submitted to ACART on a review of guidelines to be used for ethical review of complex fertility treatment involving donations of gametes, embryos and use of surrogacy.


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A new chapter for children’s rights in New Zealand?

News

13 Nov 2017

The Children’s Commissioner is calling on the country to embrace children’s rights to ensure their overall well-being.


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Getting It Right. The Children’s Convention in Aotearoa

Reports

13 Nov 2017

The report looks at how New Zealand is putting the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (Children’s Convention) into practice, and where it can do better.


Whānau, hapū and iwi

Reports

1 Nov 2017

“Whānau, hapū and iwi” has been embedded in care and protection and youth justice legislation for over 25 years but is frequently overlooked.


Being Child Centred Nov 2017

Being child-centred - Decision tool

Reports

1 Nov 2017

Five questions to ask to make child-centred decisions.


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2017 Stakeholder Survey Results

Reports

1 Nov 2017

The Office's advocacy activities contribute to improving the wellbeing of children, according to 96% of respondents to our stakeholder survey. Read more about what they said about our work and staff.


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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