We publish a range of reports, submissions, corporate documents and media releases.
30 years of child rights: Children's Commissioner calls on government to consult with children and young people
18 Aug 2019
Ahead of a Child Rights Symposium in Wellington this week, the Children’s Commissioner is calling on the government to re-prioritise its commitment to the Children's Convention.
“Second Chance for a revolution in the care and support of children” – Children’s Commissioner
28 Jun 2019
When the Oranga Tamariki Act comes fully into effect on 1 July, it sets the scene for a potential revolution in the way Māori children and young people in particular receive care and support.
Children’s Commissioner to conduct review
16 Jun 2019
The Children’s Commissioner has announced that his Office will be carrying out a thematic review of Oranga Tamariki’s policies, processes and practice relating to care and protection issues for tamari
Budget 2019: ‘Significant and powerful step forward’ – Children’s Commissioner
30 May 2019
“Today’s Wellbeing Budget takes seriously the need for a step-change in the way we support the wellbeing of New Zealand children”, says Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft.
Children’s Commissioner calls for 1 year police pursuit pilot for children and young people
15 Mar 2019
The Children's Commissioner is calling for New Zealand Police to implement a 1 year pursuit pilot that would see pursuits involving children and young people drastically reduced.
Most children and young people say they are experiencing wellbeing, but some are facing significant challenges
26 Feb 2019
‘What makes a good life?’ is a report from the Office of the Children’s Commissioner and Oranga Tamariki drawing together the voices of more than 6000 children and young people.