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


It’s time to change the way we look after young people in care

Media releases

1 Oct 2018

A new report from the Office of the Children’s Commissioner looks to the future of how we care for young people with high risk and alleged offending behaviour.


OCC Newsletter: September 2018

Media releases

28 Sep 2018

Calling for youth to no longer be remanded in police cells, focusing on FASD awareness, and looking back on the Criminal Justice Summit.


Learning to measure wellbeing from the Swedish experience

Media releases

27 Sep 2018

Two Swedish poverty and wellbeing specialists will be in Wellington next week as guests of the Office of the Children’s Commissioner and the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies at Victoria Uni


If you were the boss of education in New Zealand, what would you do first?

Media releases

26 Sep 2018

The government’s multi-pronged conversation about the future of education is providing an opportunity for people of all ages to share their views with decision-makers.


Prime Minister promotes work of the Office of the Children’s Commissioner on global stage

Media releases

26 Sep 2018

The Office of the Children’s Commissioner received global recognition when Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke about the Office’s work in her speech during her New York trip.


Children's Commissioner calls for FASD prevalence study

Media releases

11 Sep 2018

The Children’s Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft, is calling for a study into the prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).


Media enquiries

 

Leah Haines

Phone: 027 696 5101

Email: l.haines@occ.org.nz

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