Families and Whānau Status Report 2016

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22 Jul 2016
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Being part of a family is a universal experience that is the most significant socialising influence in a person’s life. The wellbeing of families is fundamental to the wellbeing of individuals and of the societies in which they live.

This is the fourth in a series of annual reports on the wellbeing of families and whānau in New Zealand. In 2016, we focused on ethnic differences in how our families are faring, a greater understanding of what Māori describe as ‘whānau’ and how different cultures define ‘family’.

If you’re looking for a high level overview or a summary of the findings, we recommend starting with the At a Glance or Research Summary.

For the detail and analysis that site behind this report, see the Technical Companion Report.


Last update: 24 Aug 2016