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

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Getting It Right: Are We Listening?


24 Jun 2019

Are we Listening? reports on how well the government is implementing the Children’s Convention, in relation to children’s participation rights. It is the second thematic report in the Children's Conve


What Makes a Good Life?


26 Feb 2019

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State of Care 2018: Maiea te Tūruapō - Fulfilling the Vision


1 Oct 2018

The State of Care series is based on our independent monitoring of Child, Youth and Family’s policies, practices and services. It includes feedback from children and young people.

Mai World Summary Snippet JUNE2018

Mai World - annual summary of engagements June 2018


30 Jun 2018

A summary of Mai World engagements for July 2017 - June 2018.

Case study Maori

Case study: In-depth engagement with tamariki & rangatahi Māori


29 Jun 2018

A series of focus groups and inteviews for rich stories as part of Tama-te-rā Ariki series of engagement

Looking for our parenting guides or posters?

We have moved to online publication of our reports and guides and no longer have hard copies available to order. We have also discontinued the 'Behaviour' series of brochures and posters.

SKIP (Strategies with kids/Information for parents) has some helpful resources available for parents and those working with parents.

Our popular booklet 'Choose to Hug' is available to download.

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