We have been talking to rangatahi throughout the country about their opinions on issues affecting them.
Out of 38 OECD countries, New Zealand ranks 33rd when it comes to education equality.
How we can reduce the rates of child poverty in our country?
NZ is in the middle of a housing crisis with many sides - cost, quality and availability among them. But every child has the right to a safe and healthy home.
How can we ensure that every Kiwi child gets a fair chance to learn?
19 year old Lyric Brooklyn has spent time living on the streets since his early teens. He talks about the challenges of being young and homeless in Wellington.
New Zealand's approach to ensuring the rights of our children are upheld has come under the scrutiny of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.
Kyla Reina is a Women's Refuge counsellor who works with children of women living in abusive relationships. She says that young people are victims as well.
When 19-year-old, award-winning shot putter Nathaniel is not training, he's helping out Kiwi kids as a teacher aide at a Hutt Valley kindergarten.
Everyone knew when Zajhyn Eruera, 10, was unhappy. He would scream and shout at the teachers, flip over tables and then bolt for the door
It would be unconscionable for us to watch other countries suffer and drown while we reap the benefits of cheap labour from those same countries.