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


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Tamariki and rangatahi Māori talk about Mana Mokopuna

Reports

1 Dec 2017

The Office had a stall at the Ngā Manu Kōrero National speech competiton to hear from tamariki and rangatahi Māori what they thought about our mana mokopuna lens (way of thinking)


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Getting It Right. The Children’s Convention in Aotearoa

Reports

13 Nov 2017

The report looks at how New Zealand is putting the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (Children’s Convention) into practice, and where it can do better.


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2017 Stakeholder Survey Results

Reports

1 Nov 2017

The Office's advocacy activities contribute to improving the wellbeing of children, according to 96% of respondents to our stakeholder survey. Read more about what they said about our work and staff.


Being Child Centred Nov 2017

Being child-centred - Decision tool

Reports

1 Nov 2017

Five questions to ask to make child-centred decisions.


Whānau, hapū and iwi

Reports

1 Nov 2017

“Whānau, hapū and iwi” has been embedded in care and protection and youth justice legislation for over 25 years but is frequently overlooked.


2017 Mai World Culture Report

Child and youth voices on their positive connections to culture in Aotearoa

Reports

22 Sep 2017

Engaging children and young people in matters that affect them. During 2017, we sought the views of over 1000 children and young people on their positive connections to culture.


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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