We publish a range of reports, submissions, corporate documents and media releases.
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
Budget 2020: COVID-19 response leaves many children disadvantaged
14 May 2020
The Children’s Commissioner says Budget 2020 is a realistic response to the crisis but is insufficient, especially for the 150,000 children who were already doing it tough before COVID-19.