We publish a range of reports, submissions, corporate documents and media releases.
Call for By Māori for Māori approach for care and protection
23 Nov 2020
The second report of the review, Te Kuku O Te Manawa, Moe ararā! Haumanuitia ngā moemoeā a ngā tūpuna mō te oranga o ngā tamariki, was launched today and contains several recommendations for governmen
Appointment of Assistant Māori Commissioner for Children
7 Oct 2020
Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft has today announced the appointment of Glenis Philip-Barbara as Assistant Māori Commissioner for Children.
Children’s Commissioner welcomes release of Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy monitoring report
10 Sep 2020
“Having a child and youth wellbeing strategy is vital and putting that strategy into coordinated practice is where we will really be able to make a difference for New Zealand’s children and young peop
Changing the lives of children with offending behaviour, and increasing the minimum age of criminal responsibility
24 Aug 2020
Most 10-13-year old children with offending behaviour are well known to many government departments. Focussed interventions are possible and will pay dividends.
Safeguarding the rights of children in secure detention centres
3 Jul 2020
Yesterday the Children’s Commissioner was given additional responsibility by the Minister of Justice which extended its role as the independent monitor of the conditions and treatment of children and
Mums and pēpi desperate their cried are heard
8 Jun 2020
Media release for report one of Te Kuku O Te Manawa