Evidence at a glance

Our ‘At a Glance’ series uses infographics to illustrate research findings or key information about a priority topic. These publications are a quick, easy introduction to an issue.


Early education participation: Getting New Zealand children ready for school

Provides a snapshot about participation in early childhood education settings, the home learning environment and completion of Before School Checks. This At A Glance uses information from the report 'Now we are four' from the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study.


Youth Mental Health Project: Spotlight on youth less well-served

Focuses on those groups of youth who were identified as not having their needs well met according to our evaluation of the Prime Minister's Youth Mental Health Project (YMHP). Includes LGBT youth, youth with disabilities, youth at schools without YMHP services, and young people who have experienced major life traumas. Youth living in Christchurch also report higher risk factors than those living in other areas of the country.  


Families and Whānau regional fact sheets

Regional data about families and whānau wellbeing by family types and ethnicities. The information is based on the data published in our Families and Whānau Status Reports, which look at the make-up and wellbeing of New Zealand families and whānau.


Expressions of whanau

Provides an overview of the model of relational whakapapa whanau, developed as part of our analysis of data from the first Maori Social Survey (Te Kupenga) 2013. It's a companion piece to our report Subjective whanau wellbeing in Te Kupenga.


Families and Whānau Status Report 2016

A high-level overview of the Families and Whānau Status Report 2016 which shows family and whanau wellbeing by family type and ethnicity.


Vulnerability in early life: How are New Zealand children faring?

Focuses on children’s exposure to vulnerability in early life and factors associated with transitions into and out of vulnerability. It also explores how the timing and duration of children’s exposure to risk factors are linked to early life outcomes. This At A Glance uses information from the report 'Vulnerability report 2: Transitions in exposure to vulnerability in the first 1,000 days of life' from the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study.


Changes in alcohol consumption during pregnancy

Exposure to alcohol during pregnancy can effect healthy foetal development. To inform public health efforts to reduce harm, it's important to understand patterns of women’s alcohol consumption before and during pregnancy. This At A Glance uses information from the report 'Patterns and dynamics of alcohol consumption during pregnancy in a recent New Zealand cohort of expectant mothers' from the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study.


Framework to measure family and whānau wellbeing

Presents the family wellbeing and whānau rangatiratanga frameworks used in the Families and Whānau Status Report 2015 and the Superu wellbeing research programme.


Demographic overview of families in New Zealand

Presents a high level demographic overview of the family types used in the Families and Whānau Status Report 2015.


About Growing Up in New Zealand

Presents the overall conceptual framework for the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study. Includes demographic information about the study participants.


Early vulnerability and health outcomes for New Zealand children

Some New Zealand children are more vulnerable to poor health outcomes in their first two years of life. This At A Glance uses information from the report 'Vulnerability report 1: Exploring the definition of vulnerability for children in their first 1,000 days' from the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study.


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Last update: 24 Nov 2017