We publish a range of reports, submissions, corporate documents and media releases.
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.
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
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.
Domestic Violence – Victims Protection Bill submission
1 May 2017
Children are significantly impacted by family violence. The impact of domestic violence on children – and the impact of any potential law change - must be directly considered.