Children's Commissioner


in support for young carers 'alarms' Children's Commissioner

Around 40,000 Kiwis aged 15 to 25 are believed to be responsible for providing a significant level of care for family who are ill, disabled or struggling with addiction or mental health issues. The issue was brought to light after an in-depth investigation by Sunday looked a...
Read more

Children's Commissioner tells Pharmac

Children's Commissioner Andrew Becroft is warning Pharmac not to play one group of children with a life-threatening illness off against another.His comments come after RNZ revealed that Pharmac is likely to end the blanket provision of child cancer drugs.Pharmac sa...
Read more

'Can you please come to my school and help me?'

Judge Andrew Becroft intervened in the case after the boy, 13, wrote to him following his suspension for his involvement in a fight.The boy moved to the school last year as a directed enrolment, meaning the Ministry of Education ordered the school to enrol him after it initi...
Read more

after police admit illegally taking photos of young Māori

The Children's Commissioner is demanding to know whether police are routinely taking pictures of young people on the street nationwide.He joins others, including Wairarapa iwi, calling for an investigation after the police in the region admitted illegally taking pictures of ...
Read more

of large care and protection residences

The Children's Commissioner has backed a call for the closure of New Zealand's large care and protection residences and the eventual abolition of the four youth justice detention centres.It comes after a report for the Human Rights Commission found that the use of ...
Read more

children having shoes, says children's commissioner

Last week, the latest Child Poverty Monitor report revealed 235,000 children – about one in five kids – live in poverty.In some senses, including those raw numbers, the statistic is shocking.But it also represents progress.Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew...
Read more

after report reveals one in five children live in income poverty

Child poverty advocates are calling for action after a new report revealed one in every five children in New Zealand is living in income poverty - and COVID-19 could make it worse.The Child Poverty Monitor released their annual report on Wednesday in partnership with the Off...
Read more

The Children’s Commissioner is undertaking a review of Oranga Tamariki

Tamariki do best when they are cared for and nurtured by their whānau. For pēpi Māori, their connections to whakapapa and the importance of whanaungatanga affirm the importance of them remaining in the care of their whānau. This review recognises that ‘whānau’ exten...
Read more
Oranga TamarikiCOVID-19MaoriTe reo MaoriMaori PartyReportChildren's CommissionerIndigenous PeoplesSocial WorkersWaitangi TribunalRacismIndigenous CommunitiesScope of PracticeChildrenGovernmentIndigenous PeopleIwiMaori academicsMaori knowledgeMaori, PasifikaMatarikiMIndfulnessPandemicResearchReviewSWRBTikanga MaorivideoWahine MaoriwhanauwrongacademiaAotearoaCanadachief executiveChild ProtectionCPDEducationGood intentionsGovernor-GeneralHuiIFSWKelvin DavisMana WhenuaMaori AuthorityMaori childrenMaori healthMaori LandMaori new yearMaori representationMaori wardsmaramataka MaoriMoana JacksonNetsafeNew ZealandPakeha writing on MaoriPMPolicepovertypublic holiday?PublicationResourcesSocial WorkSocial workerSouth African teamStructural racismSurveyTaranaki iwiTe Ao Maorite reoTracey Martinuse te reo MaoriWestern scienceWhanau Orawork with Maoriyoung Maori'Bringing back to family''Colonial noose''courageous direction''cultural competency'Families not getting....''feed 5 million first''getting into the stream'he mara kai''headaches''her sort''indigenise''insulting''It can be done''kingi' name'lonely, isolated, struggling to be heard''masks for whanau''new norm''own values''phase out''precarious positionn'profoundly disturbing''rationalise''reverse uplifts''serious mistakes''too hard' to pronounce'torn apart''Tranformative' changes'We cursed ourselves....''We have created harm''Western science''white privilege''white supremacy'18 year old meth dealer18,000 more children1909200,00020202020 Conference2022600 years6IIVSWCA wardA word of cautionabandoned 'OT' workerabusedaccessingacquire te reoACT pushes backAct's gang policiesAdvice for Maoriage not loweredagendasAgricultural hubAidalert level 3Alison JonesAmazonAMB-FubinacaAmerica's cupancient knowledeAnguishAnne SalmondAntarcticaanti-Black racismAnti-racistAnxietyApologies issuedAppappeal reinforcementsappeal to MaoriarchitectArdern acknowledges 'failings'Armed responseArohaAroha KnowsassaultassaultedAssistant Maori Children's Commissioneratmospheric changesAucklandAuckland CouncilAuckland galleryAuckland moveAuckland museumAuckland parkAuckland University professorAuckland's detox unitAustraliaAUT law deanAuthority rulesAutismautistic mumAutonomyAwwaBabiesbaby removalbaby upliftsback in NZBack-breaking labourbackbonesBanks Peninsulabasics dropsbasis all learningbe vigilantbeats like your own heartBeauty industrybenefits boostbetter at their jobsbicultural education for allbiggest giftsbilingual signagebilingualismbiodiversity planBiosecurityBlameBornbossbowel screeningbrain damagebrain hemispheresbrandingBrashBrave new worldBrazilbringing te reobrown enoughBudget 2021Burden of historybusiness ownershipbusy timeBuy Maori Madecalls outCanadianCandidate disappointedCannabis referendumcare and protection residencesCarerscaseloadscautiously optimisticcelebrate te reo MaoriCensuredCensus 2023challenges Maorichange namechanged eating habitsChangesCharging Maorichidren's bodieschiefChief AdvisorChief OmbudsmanChild abuseChild povertyChild psychologist warnschild upliftChild Welfare Systemchildren don't existChildren's MinisterChristchurch chippyChristchurch teenChristine RankinCigarettescity's homelesscivil defense decisionscleans aircleanupclosureColonial feelcolonial institutionsColonial pastColonisationcolonisingcomfort blanketComplaintscompulsoryconceptConcernsconfiscatedConfronting governmentConsentConstitutional transformationconsultationcost whanau identitycould be 'red flag'courageous conversationCourt SystemCOVID protocolsCriminal Justice SystemCritical EngagementCriticism Oranga TamarikiCrown unwillingcrucial datacrucial serviceCrusaders trashcultivated rangatahiCultural identitycultural sectorcultural sitescultural trainingCulture as CureCulture of SilenceDame Cindy Kirodamp, mouldy homesDangerous and brutalDavisdeal with Gvtdecades after razedDecolonizing the Minddedicated fundingdefendDefending Land and Waterdelays rebuilddemand for school supportDenied FreedomDepartment of Conservation landDepressionDescendent of Maori chiefDestabilizing effectdiabetes drug studydigital technologydiscriminationDiscusdsion Documentdiscussingdisputed Jacinda Arderndoesn't workDome ValleyDon Brashdon't make a rightDr Leland RuwhiuDr Monty SoutarDraft history curriculumDramatic risedriving seatearly Polynesian settlementearn lessEarthEaster holidayEastern Bay of PlentyEducating rangatahiEffective teachingEgmont National ParkElderElection 2020election hoardingsEmerald MuriwaiEmma EspinerEmotionsEmployment opportunityendangered native languageEndorsementenergy assetsEnglandenjoyed by kidsEnvironmental groupsepic adventureEthical ChallengesEthnic CleansingEventEx-social workersexcludedexclusion from schoolexpected to quitExpertsExploreexportingExpression and AssociationFacebook linkfailingfails MaoriFailuresfamiliar as a MaoriFamiliesFamily CourtFamily ViolencefarmerFASDFears for the futureFederal governmentfew words of te reofewer prescriptionsfighting for landfinancesFinancial LiteracyFirst 1000 daysfirst humansFirst schoolfollowing major traumaFonterraFoodbankforced on NZForeign social workersformal reviewFormer Minster for ChildrenFormer staffFoster parentsfought schoolFour in tenfour Maori boarding schoolsfrom level 3full voting rightsfundfundingFutures LabGermanyGlenis Philip-Barbaragot around worldGovernment appointmentGovt urged to letgrapple with returngreatergreater purposeGrey Power newsletterGrowinghakaHaka Party incidentHaltedhaltshalveHamilton High SchoolHana Rawhiti Maipi-ClarkeHand backhandover of powerHawke's Bay Regional CouncilHe Puapua Reportheads to Three NewshubHealthHealth advocateshealth and social serviceshealth boardshealth careHealth researchHealth researcherhealth systemher mahihigh stressHinemoa ElderhistoricHistorical monumentsHistorical Traumahistories never been toldHoani Waititi MaraehomeHomebuildersHonouring Te Tiritihousing crisishow understand the worldhumourHura KohatuI've struggledif axe existing oneignoresIhumataoImagining DecolonisationImpactImpact on MaoriImportance of macronsin mediain Schoolsincome povertyincome supportindependent child agencyIndigenous casesIndigenous CommissionIndigenous inequitiesindigenous meaningIndigenous MindsIndigenous Peoples Practicesindigenous populationsIndigenous ResearchIndigenous Resilienceindigenous school siteindigenous scientific namesIndigenous Self DeterminationIndigenous VillageIndigenous Women and Girlsindustrial neighboursInformation for Maoriinject fundsInquiryinspire Maori and Pasifika kidsinsult to MaoriInvolvedIslamisn't scienceIsolationIsrael Daggiwi fully consultedIwi leadersIwi membersIwi occupationiwi's Treaty settlementJason te PatuJob OpportunityJohn TamihereJudgejust as democraticJustice Joe Williamskai insecurityKainga OraKanaka workerKaupapa InquiryKeep tamariki and whanau safekeepers of cultureKidskinaki on your kaiKnowledge questionedKoro Turoa HarongaKupe's voyageLabourLabour MPlack family contactlack Maori representationLake Alice abuseLand rightslandfilllandlordlanguage thrivelaunchlaw schoolslead Oranga Tamarikileaderslearn te reolearning te reoleave culture at doorlegal counsellegislationletter from NZRLevel 4level 4 lockdownLibrarylifting up peoplelimit MaoriLimit special pathwaylimits future pathwayslisten to Maorilisten to thisListen to your ancestorsLivestreamLiving off Reservelocal councilslocal iwilocalised Maori programmeslockdown anxietylockdownsLong waitlistlooks to open 2022lost scrollslost with timelove oflow expectationLow-level tertiary coursesMaahinaMana RirikiMana Wahinemany Kiwi parents still for itMaori academicMaori accessMaori activistsMaori alternativeMaori ancestorsMaori and Pacific babiesMaori and Pacific expertiseMaori and Pasifika female academicsMaori and Pasifika midwifery studentsMaori and Pasifika pepiMaori anguage WeekMaori are innovatorsMaori Arts curatorMaori astronomerMaori boys boarding schoolMaori BusinessesMaori calendarMaori candidatesMaori contentMaori CouncilMaori councillorMaori culltural performancesMaori cultural appropriationMaori cultureMaori Development MinisterMaori Electorate seatsMaori girlsMaori half as likelyMaori Healing and PsychiatryMaori health authorityMaori health providersMaori high school studentsMaori House of ParliamentMaori identityMaori in debtMaori invited to danceMaori journalistMaori kidsMaori knowledge isn't scienceMaori Land CourtMaori languageMaori Language CommissionMaori language momentMaori Language WeekMaori local body representationMaori mediaMaori media planMaori motherMaori mother'sMaori MPsMaori much more to sayMaori muralMaori newsMaori Nurse of the YearMaori Pakeha business womanMaori pandemic groupMaori PresenterMaori protocolsMaori Research ProjectsMaori researchersMaori ResponsivenessMaori scholarsMaori schoolMaori sitesMaori stories and languageMaori studies professorMaori TaongaMaori teachersMaori TV, Maori newsMaori ward meetingMaori wards advocateMaori whanauMaori wisdomMaori womanMaori womenMaori Women's Welfare LeagueMaori words, imageryMaori writersMaori youthMaori, Pacfic and ChineseMaori, Pacific ratesMaori-led overhaulMarch for Mokomarginalised studentsMarist CollegeMaster CarverMatariki broadcastMatauranga Maorimaturity in childrenMau Whenuamedical studentsmeet Maori agendasMeet with familiesMental HealthMental Health Therapymeth homesMichael Yellow BirdMichele WilsonMiddlemore HospitalMihingarangi ForbesMike Purumilking MaoriMining ProfiteersMinister and CEOMinister MartinMinistry of Educationminoritymissesmisuse te reo Maorimobile appsmodern technologyMonday 31 May 2021Mongrel Mobmore complicatedmore likely to diemore power for iwimore than flavourMorioriMost memorable booksMost vulnerablemotel for homelessMount Maunganui maraeMP'smuch malignedmusic in te reo MaorinameNamesnational campaignNational MPNational's sloganNatureneeds to be taken seriouslynegotiationsnew health funding authoritynew Maori Health Authoritynew Maori nameNew Maori programNew policiesNew wayNew Zealand facesNew Zealand museumsNew Zealand roots reggaeNew Zealand's futurenewbornNewsNFLNga mihiNgati RangitihiNgati TuwharetoaNgati Whatua Orakeino earning gainno sayNo shameNon-indigenousNorthlandNorthlandersnot an end in itselfnot being ablenot enoughnot solely to blamenot spell nameNothing's changednow fighting for languageNZ Election 2020NZ foodNZ LaggingNZ scienceNZMANZSISObjectsof the weekold boysOmbudsmanon riseon the lineone floor at a timeOnlineonline incidentsOpen letterOrakei kaumatuaOranga Tamariki hearingOranga Tamariki social workersOranga Tamariki upliftOTOT controlOtago Medical SchoolOtago UniversityOtautahi Christchurchour excellenceOur truthover roheown communitiespaintPakehaPakeha lackPakeha PerspectivePandemic responsepandemic timesPanuiPanui PoroporoakeParentsParliamentParliament tie rulepeople's needsPere WihongiPharmacplayroomplease explainPlunketPolice admitPolice biasPolice facial recognitionPolice violencePolynesian discoveryPolynesian voyagerspopulation changeportable cabinsPower of a namepower sits with Maoripower to Maoripremature and dangerouspressure pointsProcter and GambleProfessional DevelopmentProfessor Rangi MatamuaProminent Maori wahinepronunciationProspecive Maori studentsprotectprotect Manuka honey marketingProtest Tautohetoheprotestersprotesting inmatepublic buy inPublic health crisispublisher'sPukekohe parentspush against currentPutiki Bay, Waiheke IslandQatarQuarantined Fromquestion uni safe placeRace Relations Commissionerracism at all universitiesracist landlordracist pastRadio ZMraising tamarikirangatahiRangatahi MaoriRawiri Waititireal estate agentsReclaim, Rename, Reframerecognised for itRecordingRecoveryReducing child povertyreformed smokerregional councilregistrationregressiveReimaginingReinstatedreinstates mana Maorirejectedrejecting claimrelationship with Maorireleased publiclyrenew registrationrental prices soarreplace the Policereportsreports to Oranga TamarkiRereata MakiharesignsresilienceResistance, Persistance, DefianceResource Management Actrestorationreturn iwi checkpointsreturn New Zealandreturn to whenuareturning to landreverse upliftrevitalisation toolrevitaliseRevitalising Matarikireviveroad to resignationRose PereRua KenanaRulesrules outsacredsadnesssale ancestral landssale of land Shelley Baysavesay studentsSaying sorryscaredschool board removalSchoolsscience policyscrap DHB'sseat at tableSection 33self-determinationSelf-publicationseparateSeverely beatenshake upShameShelley Bayshortenedshortsightedshow you the doorSick babiesSick childrenSimon Bridgessimply fishSir Jerry MateparaeSlaverySmacking childrenSmokefree NZsocial work studentsSocial Workers Registration BoardSocio-Environmental PoliciesSolicitor-GeneralSouth Canterbury businessSouthern MaoriSouthgatespeak te reo MaoriSpeech TherapistspikeSt Stephen'sstaffstaff testimonyStan WalkerStand up stand alonestanding tall, togetherstars of Matarikistate carestate care kidssteering groupsteps downstolen Maori remainsstopped suppressing languagestops hakaStreaming Maori studentsstrengthen whanauStressstrip searchesstructural whitenessStuff New ZealandsuccesssuccessfulSuper Rugby trophySupport GroupSupporters SquadSupporting Maorisurvivors' pain, courageSustainable Maori Trades Training campusSwamp Kaurisynthetic cannabinoidSystemic issuesSystemic natureTa Matou Ponotackle suicide preventiontaggedTaken by the Statetaking photostamarikiTamiheretangata whenua responseTangihanga restrictionsTaongataonga MaoriTaranaki Crossing ProjectTaranaki maungaTataihono - StoriesTaurangaTauranga residentsTauranga schoolsTe ArawhitiTe KarereTe Paati MaoriTe Puea MaraeTe Puea Memorial MaraeTe Puni KokiriTe reo dreamte reo honorificste reo in Te Reureute reo revitalisation strategieste Tiriti perspectiveTe UreweraTe WaiarikiTe Wiki o Te Reo MaoriTeacchersTeacherteachers investigatedTeaching Counciltemporary registertertiary providerthe AmericasThe detailThe Edgethe powerthe SolutionThe wero, the challengetheir privilegetheir studiesthreatening Maorithrive Aotearoathrough AotearoaTimelineto be Maorito Maorito Maori for Maorito the tableToi mokoTOPtop of the Southtop Science awardtowards openingTrade coursesTraditional Maori gameTraditional tietrainingtraumaTreaty claimTreaty partnerTreaty settlementTribunal hearsTriple Threattrue Maori historyTuhoe ResponseTukakitwo worldsTwo wrongsUKUK companyultimatum to MinistryUN Rights Chiefunder scrutinyUnder-foursunderfunded health careunderstand languageUNITECUnited NationsUniversitiesUniversity of AucklandUniversity of Waikato Councilupliftupload CPDurban MaoriUS Supreme Court judgeuse All Black hakause of te reo MaoriValuable landValue of te reo Maorivice-chancellorVictim BlamingViolenceviolence-free whanauvoting rightsVulnerabilitiesWahineWahington Football TeamWaiata 'the spark'Waikato iwiWaikato Regional CouncilWaikato teachersWaikato UniversityWaikawa maraeWaikeriaWaitemata DHBWaitemata Hospitalwaka houruaWalkwalk acrossWalk awayWalter Sisulu UniversityWar of wordsWater grabWe have powerwebsiteWellingtonWellington City CouncilWest CoastWeta workshopWhaea Louise EliaWhanau ViolenceWhanganui-a-tara WellingtonWhat are we afraid ofWhat you need to knowWhistleblowerWhite Defencivenesswhite supremacyWhitestream schoolsWHOwhy power povertyWillie Jacksonwith Maoriwith tamarikiwithdraws complaintwithout consequencesWork and IncomeWorking GroupWorld Heritage siteworld top universitieswriting about Maoriyou have to walk through ityoung carersYouthline
Full post archive

This product has been added to your cart