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Changes To School Lunch Programme Need To Be In Genuine Consultation With Children And Schools

Friday, 10 May 2024, 4:46 pm | Mana Mokopuna

The Government’s school lunches announcement this week guarantees continuation of the school lunch programme in its current form for primary schools for the next two years, and extends it into low-equity, non-profit early learning spaces. More >>

Children And Young People Share Their Experiences Of Racism And Ideas To End It

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 9:06 am | Mana Mokopuna

Racism is a persistent presence in the lives of many children and young people in Aotearoa New Zealand and they have high aspirations and practical solutions to end it, a new report shows. “Without racism Aotearoa would be better”: Mokopuna share ... More >>

We Must Urgently Reduce Poverty So Children Can Thrive

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 10:38 am | Mana Mokopuna

The latest official child poverty statistics show that concerted and urgent action is needed to reduce poverty affecting families, says Chief Children’s Commissioner Dr Claire Achmad. Child Poverty Statistics for the year ending June 2023 released ... More >>

New Report Shows Work Still Needed To Get The Basics Right For Children In State Care

Thursday, 1 February 2024, 12:45 pm | Mana Mokopuna

Continued focus is needed to ensure the basic rights and interests of children in state care are met, says Chief Children’s Commissioner Dr Claire Achmad. Experiences of Care in Aotearoa , a report from Aroturuki Tamariki | the Independent Children’s ... More >>

Urgent Work Needed To Ensure All Children And Young People In State Care Are Safe

Tuesday, 30 January 2024, 9:15 am | Mana Mokopuna

Mana Mokopuna – Children and Young People’s Commission is calling for continued and urgent focus on ensuring all children and young people in state care are safe. Oranga Tamariki released its annual report on the safety of children and young people ... More >>

New Report Shows Stubborn Barriers To Good Health For Children And Young People In State Care

Thursday, 25 January 2024, 6:23 pm | Mana Mokopuna

A new report by Aroturuki Tamariki | Independent Children’s Monitor takes a close look at how well children and young people in State care can access primary health services. The report relates to the National Care Standards (NCS), which set minimum ... More >>

Positive Progress In Reducing Child Poverty Must Be Maintained

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 9:34 am | Mana Mokopuna

Encouraging progress has been made in reducing child poverty in Aotearoa New Zealand but more focus on the issue is urgently needed to maintain it, according to a new report from UNICEF. UNICEF’s 18th Report Card, ‘Child Poverty in the Midst of ... More >>

Chief Children's Commissioner Judge Frances Eivers Speaks In Darwin About Valuing The Voice Of Children

Thursday, 7 September 2023, 11:42 am | Mana Mokopuna

Chief Children’s Commissioner Judge Frances Eivers has delivered a powerful keynote address at a conference for Indigenous Australian child and family services hosted by SNAICC - National Voice for our Children in Darwin, Australia. SNAICC’s annual ... More >>

UN Calls Out New Zealand’s Youth Justice Record

Tuesday, 1 August 2023, 12:00 pm | Mana Mokopuna

The United Nations Committee against Torture has published its findings on New Zealand after in-person hearings earlier this month, highlighting its concerns about the disproportionate representation of Māori in the entire justice system and noting ... More >>

Pōwhiri Welcomes New Advocates To Mana Mokopuna – Children And Young People’s Commission

Friday, 28 July 2023, 1:49 pm | Mana Mokopuna

Six Children’s Commissioners were welcomed to Mana Mokopuna – Children and Young People’s Commission in a pōwhiri at Waiwhetū Marae in Lower Hutt yesterday. Marking an important milestone for children’s advocacy in Aotearoa New Zealand, the event ... More >>




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