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


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Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children

Submissions

2 Aug 2019

We told the Health Select Committee about our support for the Smoke-free Environments (Prohibiting Smoking in Motor Vehicles Carrying Children) Amendment Bill


How can we encourage civic engagement amongst the younger generation?

Submissions

16 Jul 2019

Submission from the Children’s Commissioner to the Youth Parliament Social Services Committee on how can we encourage civic engagement amongst the younger generation?


Submission Right to attend school June2019

Submission: Access to Education for All at School

Submissions

13 Jun 2019

The Office of the Children's Commissioner's submission for the proposed Education Act amendment about the right to attend school.


HealthDisability Submission

Health & Disability System Review

Submissions

30 May 2019

The Health and Disability System Review is being undertaken in 2019 to consider how to make it a fairer, more equitable system.


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Safer viewing online for children and young people

Submissions

26 May 2019

Children, young people and their families should feel safe viewing film and video content regardless of its source. This submission supports the intention of improving the classification system.


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Submission on Future Schooling for New Zealand Children

Submissions

9 Apr 2019

The Office of the Children’s Commissioner has submitted feedback on the Tomorrow’s Schools Review Taskforce’s report that reviewed the compulsory schooling system in New Zealand.