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


Big, bold, permanent change needed to reduce child poverty

News

9 Dec 2019

Media release for our annual Child Poverty Monitor (2019)


Statement on Oranga Tamariki practice review into the Hastings Case

News

7 Nov 2019

Birth of a pēpē should be a time of joy for all whānau, not a fight to stay together says Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft.


MediaRelease 7thOct

Locked-in care is a 'hard place to be happy'

News

7 Oct 2019

Media release for our report 'A Hard Place to be Happy'


Scope of review into Oranga Tamariki’s care and protection practice for tamariki Māori announced

News

18 Sep 2019

In June, the Children’s Commissioner announced a thematic review into Oranga Tamariki’s policies, processes and practice relating to care and protection issues for tamariki Māori aged 0-3 months.


Free school lunches is a good start – but more is needed

News

30 Aug 2019

Let’s get behind free school lunches. They’re the first step in the right direction of our world-leading Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy, says Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft.


Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy - A 'once-in-a-generation' opportunity to get things right

News

29 Aug 2019

Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft welcomes the launch of New Zealand’s first comprehensive strategy to meet the rights and needs of our children and young people.


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Rachael Bowie

Phone: 027 696 5101

Email: r.bowie@occ.org.nz 

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