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


Supplementary Report to the UNCRC on COVID-19 for New Zealand

Submissions

19 Jun 2020

Supplementary information regarding the impact of COVID-19 on children’s rights in Aotearoa New Zealand, for the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.


Submission: Inquiry into the operation of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020

Submissions

9 Jun 2020

This submission provides an important child-centred perspective on the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020 (the Act). A Child Impact Assessment process may not have been completed because of the


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Submission: NZTA 'Accessible Streets' Transport Rule Package

Submissions

20 May 2020

A submission on the NZTA 'Accessible Streets' transport rule package


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Children's Commissioner's Views on Priorities for Children in New Zealand

Submissions

20 Mar 2020

This is the report that our Office submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child in March 2020.


Submission: Education and Training Bill

Submissions

10 Mar 2020

The Education and Training Bill (the Bill) is a culmination of two years of reviews, including advice from the Tomorrow’s Schools Review Taskforce and Kōrero Mātauranga – a national consultation on th


Royal Commission submission

Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care

Submissions

7 Nov 2019

Submission from the Children's Commissioner, presented to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care, which is looking into what happened to children, young people and vulnerable adults in car