Andrew Becroft

Judge Andrew Becroft was appointed a District Court Judge in 1996. In 2001, he became the Principal Youth Court Judge of New Zealand; a role that he held until 2016 when he was appointed the Children’s Commissioner.

Mar 13, 2019

Children's commissioner: Politicians should stop and listen to young strikers

We should be proud young people in New Zealand have the courage to demonstrate their commitment to addressing climate change

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Jul 25, 2018

My plea to Jehovah's Witnesses: it is time for zero tolerance on child abuse

Spinoff revelations about sexual abuse within the Jehovah's Witnesses underline the need for a community-wide response to child sexual abuse, writes the children's commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft

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