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


Building blocks needed for children’s rights

Media releases

11 Apr 2018

A new report has outlined the next steps the New Zealand Government needs to take to make good on our promises to children.


More investment needed to reduce cost of child poverty

Media releases

11 Dec 2012

Significantly reducing the costly harm of child poverty will require bold actions and far more investment in our children, says the Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty.


Report on child poverty a breakthrough for kiwi children

Media releases

11 Dec 2012

Children’s Commissioner Dr Russell Wills says the final report from the Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty represents a breakthrough for New Zealand’s disadvantaged children.


Significant reduction in child poverty possible says Children's Commissioner's expert group

Media releases

28 Aug 2012

Child poverty in New Zealand can be substantially reduced but requires vision, leadership, collaboration and a lasting commitment, an expert group tasked with finding solutions says.


We can do something about child poverty says Children's Commissioner

Media releases

28 Aug 2012

Proposed solutions to child poverty announced today have potential to pull thousands of kiwi children out of poverty says Children’s Commissioner Dr Russell Wills.


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Leah Haines

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Email: l.haines@occ.org.nz

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