Commissions of Inquiry

New Zealand Police is regularly called upon to provide advice, input, or responses to government-ordered Commissions of Inquiry; some of which are given added status by being established as Royal Commissions.

Commission of Inquiry into Police Conduct

This page introduces the 2007 Police Commission of Inquiry. It contains links to internal and external reports that document Police work towards fulfillment of the recommendations. … More

Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions

As announced by the Prime Minister in early 2018, a Royal Commission has been established under the Inquiries Act to identify, examine and report on the abuse of children, young persons and vulnerable adults while in State care, or in the care of faith-based institutions. … More

Royal Commission of Inquiry into the terrorist attack on Christchurch masjidain

Background The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCOI) was instigated by the Prime Minister in response to the attacks on Christchurch Mosques on March 15, 2019. The RCOI terms of reference were to inves… More

Waitangi Tribunal Inquiries

The Waitangi Tribunal is a standing commission of inquiry. It makes recommendations on claims brought by Māori relating to legislation, policies, actions, or omissions of the Crown that are alleged to breach the promises made in the Treaty of Waitangi.… More