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

Serious concern for children at other OT residence

Media releases

2 Jul 2021

The OCC has today released its most recent monitoring reports on another Oranga Tamariki care and protection residence, showing serious concerns about the safety and wellbeing of children are not limi

Commissioner calls for child protection protocol to be activated following video

Media releases

29 Jun 2021

The Office of the Children’s Commissioner has asked Oranga Tamariki to activate the Child Protection Protocol (CPP) which includes calling in Police, following the publication of concerning videos of

Action needed to stop sexual violence against girls

Media releases

28 Jun 2021

A survey showing shocking rates of sexual violence against Christchurch teenage girls must lead to urgent action including consent and gender equality education for boys, Children Commissioner Andrew

All tamariki deserve the best ECE and childcare

Media releases

18 Jun 2021

We want all children, regardless of their family income, to have time with their parents when they’re little, and access to the kind of early childhood education that sets them up for life.

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Leah Haines

Phone: 027 696 5101

Email: l.haines@occ.org.nz