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

Time to learn from the past: Children’s Commissioner

News

1 Feb 2018

“Survivors of abuse in state care will have the deep hurt they experienced investigated and acknowledged by this new inquiry”, said Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft.


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Children and young people share their experiences of school

News

31 Jan 2018

“If we really want to improve education outcomes, we need to get input from the people it affects most directly – children and young people”, say the NZSTA and Children's Commissioner.


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Education matters to me: Key Insights

Reports

31 Jan 2018

We engaged with children and young people so their voices can contribute to the development of the 2018 National Education and Learning Priorities.


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From Complexity to Collaboration

Reports

18 Jan 2018

A paper written to change how we approach public policy and implementation for complex problems such as child poverty.


Families Package welcome news at Christmas

News

14 Dec 2017

We welcome the Families Package announced today and we hope it will make a big difference to the lives of many New Zealand children.


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Child and Youth Voices: What’s important to me

Reports

13 Dec 2017

Children and young people’s views in the lead up to the 2017 General Election
Engaging children and young people in matters that affect them.


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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