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Mar 2010
The Children's Commissioner’s first Inquiry involving education led to this comprehensive guide to understanding and successfully dealing with bullying and violence.
Jan 2010
We worked with child, young people, and organisations to explore poverty and how it affects children and young people. The result is this collection of photos, poems, artwork and stories.
Jun 2009
The review brings together the findings of international studies. The main finding is that young children who experience serious injury or death come from a small group within the population.
Feb 2009
This report was commissioned by the Office and reviews international evidence around how and when child impact assessments can be used by government or local government to assess how a proposed policy, decision or activity is likely impact on children. It also includes New Zealand experiences of such an approach.
Aug 2008
This report includes a series of proposals for reducing child poverty – some are broad, long-term preventative measures, while others are specific and short term.
Jan 2007
This report summarises findings from a study of restorative practices in New Zealand secondary schools, and includes information on practices and examples of how they have been introduced and used.
Jun 2006
Health is one of the key areas affecting a child’s development, with repercussions for almost every other area of life including education, employment, justice and family connectedness. In order to identify priorities for action in child and youth health, the Children’s Commissioner contracted a review of child and youth health strategic documents published from 2000 to 2005. This review was...
Jan 2006
The Office undertook an investigation into the safety of children following two incidents where infants hospitalised with suspected accidental injury were abused again while in hospital. The purpose of the investigation was to suggest a model for implementation in all District Health Boards to safeguard children who are admitted to hospital with a suspected non-accidental injury.

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