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30 Sep 2015
This At a Glance highlights findings from the Growing Up in New Zealand publication Vulnerability Report 2: Transitions in exposure to vulnerability in the first 1000 days of life. The report focuses on children’s exposure to vulnerability in early life and factors associated with transitions into...
Document type: Fact Sheet
Size: 249.01 KB
18 Sep 2015
Superu welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Ministry of Justice to contribute to the discussion paper on Strengthening New Zealand's legislative response to family violence. The discussion paper covers a range of issues related to strengthening New Zealand’s legal response to...
Document type: Submission
Size: 380.3 KB
3 Sep 2015
Immunisation is one of the most cost-effective means of preventing disease and improving health. The timeliness of immunisation delivery is important, including for the diseases preventable by vaccination to which very young infants are particularly vulnerable, such as pertussis (also known as...
Document type: Report
Size: 365.44 KB
28 Aug 2015
Foetal alcohol exposure continues to present as a public health challenge. We are developing a knowledge base of the scale of the issue. Relatively little is known about the women who drink alcohol while pregnant, how much they drink, and how their drinking behaviours change as the pregnancy...
Document type: Report
Size: 1.02 MB
28 Aug 2015
This Research Summary simplifies the findings contained in the Technical Report , "Patterns and dynamics of alcohol consumption during pregnancy in a recent New Zealand cohort of expectant mothers”.   Most women stopped or substantially reduced their alcohol consumption once they become aware of...
Document type: Research Summary
Size: 273.83 KB
28 Aug 2015
Exposure to alcohol during pregnancy can effect healthy foetal development. To inform public health efforts to reduce harm, it is important to understand patterns of women’s alcohol consumption before and during pregnancy. More than 6,800 mothers in the Growing Up in New Zealand study were asked...
Document type: Fact Sheet
Size: 132.27 KB
14 Aug 2015
Many families successfully cope with difficult situations, but some do not. ‘Family resilience’ explains how families draw on protective resources to adapt to the risks they face. This paper focuses on the concept of ‘family resilience’. The evidence presented in the In Focus: Family resilience...
Document type: Research Summary
Size: 3.41 MB
28 Jul 2015
This At a Glance publication presents the main findings from the 2014 Growing Up in New Zealand Vulnerability Report 1: Exploring the definition of vulnerability for children in their first 1000 days.
Document type: Fact Sheet
Size: 196.5 KB
28 Jul 2015
This At a Glance publication presents the overall conceptual framework for the Growing Up in New Zealand study. It also presents demographic information about the study participants.
Document type: Fact Sheet
Size: 222.46 KB
27 Jul 2015
Growing Up in New Zealand provides a unique opportunity to determine the longitudinal and intergenerational use of te reo Māori for all children growing up in New Zealand today. This study allows us to learn what opportunities are available to our tamariki to speak te reo Maori and understand how...
Document type: Report
Size: 1.05 MB
Last update: 25 May 2017