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

OCC NZ UPR Snippet

Third Universal Periodic Review of New Zealand’s Human Rights Performance Submission


12 Jul 2018

A submission from the Office of the Children's Commissioner to the Universa

PoliceCells Snippit 2018

Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 - Limiting the use of Police cells


1 Jun 2018

Explanation of why we should limit the use of Police cells to hold young people on remand.

Koru Red

Submission on National Education Learning Priorities Amendment Bill


13 Apr 2018

This Bill explicitly requires the Minister to consult children when developing the Statement of National Education Learning Priorities

OCC submission CPR Bill Apr 2018

Moving from child poverty to child well-being


4 Apr 2018

The Child Poverty Reduction Bill is a significant piece of legislation with the potential to transform the lives and well-being of our children.

Review of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976


7 Feb 2018

Response to the issues paper from the Office of the Children's Commissioner


Proposed Donation Guidelines


14 Nov 2017

The Children's Commissioner submitted to ACART on a review of guidelines to be used for ethical review of complex fertility treatment involving donations of gametes, embryos and use of surrogacy.