Our work

As digital technology continues to become further integrated into our everyday lives at an ever-increasing rate presenting a number of human rights challenges. The Human Rights Commission works on the human rights implications of digital technology, the right to privacy and how data is used.

Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill

Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill

In November 2014, the Human Rights Commission presented a paper to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet explaining its position on the Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill.

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The Right To Privacy In The Digital Age

The Right To Privacy In The Digital Age

The New Zealand Human Rights Commission is one of four National Human Rights Institutions that submitted to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights’ report: ‘The Right To Privacy In The Digital Age’.

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A new legal framework for privacy, data and technology

A new legal framework for privacy, data and technology

The digital age presents a number of human rights challenges that need addressing through a new legal framework.

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