We publish a range of reports, submissions, corporate documents and media releases.
New Zealand and Canterbury rugby to be applauded on new child-centred approach to misconduct
1 May 2017
Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft is congratulating the New Zealand and Canterbury rugby unions on a new approach to work better with young players accused of misconduct.
UN-funded report another reason to stop locking New Zealand children in police cells
1 Apr 2017
Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft says a new United Nations-funded report is more compelling evidence why New Zealand should stop locking children in police cells.
OCC Newsletter March 2017
9 Mar 2017
Oranga Tamariki legislation
We need to find a resolution on the role of whānau, hapū, iwi and wider family in caring for children and young people who have been removed from their usual caregivers.
Once in a lifetime opportunity to do better for New Zealand children and young people
1 Mar 2017
The Children's Commissioner says there will never be a better chance in our lifetimes to improve the lives of the children and young people who need it most than with the launch of Oranga Tamariki.
Child Poverty Monitor: Targets and a plan are overdue
1 Dec 2016
Setting targets and creating a plan to reduce the number of children in poverty is well overdue and vital if we want to prevent entrenching a third generation of children in poverty, says Children’s C
Children’s Commissioner says UN report must be taken seriously
1 Oct 2016