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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...

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...

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...

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...

Document type: Report
Size: 1.05 MB
24 Jul 2015

This report is part of the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study and was prepared by the University of Auckland.

This is the second report in the Vulnerability and...

Document type: Report
Size: 2.39 MB
10 Jul 2015

In the 2015 report, we present New Zealand family and whānau well-being indicators using family and whānau frameworks developed for this purpose.  The findings have implications across the social sector and in particular for social development, housing, education, health, economic...

Document type: Report
Size: 6.51 MB
9 Jul 2015

This provides a summary of the research findings in the Families and Whānau Status Report 2015. In the 2015 report, we present New Zealand family and whānau well-being indicators using family and whānau...

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 169.53 KB
9 Jul 2015

This report complements the Families and Whānau Status Report 2015. It provides detailed information about how well-being indicators were selected, the full range of responses for these indicators, and...

Document type: Report
Size: 928.36 KB
Last update: 25 Feb 2018