We publish a range of reports, submissions, corporate documents and media releases.
100,000 kiwi kids to benefit every week from smoking ban
9 Feb 2019
The announcement this morning by Associate Minister of Health, the Hon. Jenny Salesa, that cabinet has supported legislation to ban smoking in cars where there are children and young people under 18 p
Child Poverty Reduction Act: “An historic cause for celebration”
18 Dec 2018
Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft says the passing of the Child Poverty Reduction legislation third reading today is “an historic cause for celebration”.
OCC Newsletter: December 2018
17 Dec 2018
The last newsletter for 2018. Meri Kirihimete from the Office of the Children's Commissioner!
Children’s Commissioner welcomes report on young voices talking about porn
11 Dec 2018
“Research released recently by the Chief Censor on young New Zealanders and porn, is a ground-breaking document,” says Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft. “This is not least because it conscientio
Child Poverty Monitor 2018: Four Areas Where Poverty Affects New Zealand Children
10 Dec 2018
With no new data on child poverty in New Zealand, this year's Child Poverty Monitor puts a spotlight on critical areas in a child's life where poverty continues to have an adverse impact.
Teachers can help children make their voices heard
19 Nov 2018
Primary teachers now have a simple way to encourage their students to know and learn about their rights under the Children’s Convention.