Biggest Study in NZ
As the biggest longitudinal study in New Zealand we are pleased to be working towards making positive change in policy and social outcomes.
Growing Up in New Zealand is a longitudinal study that provides an up-to-date, population relevant picture of what it is like to be a child growing up in New Zealand in the 21st century. Approximately 7,000 children and their families are taking part in a study that aims to provide a complete picture of the pathways that lead to successful and equitable child development, therefore improving outcomes for all children - now and into the future.
Make your Appointment
If you have received a phone message from us to make an appointment for a followup call or visit please click here to make your next appointment. Alternatively please call us on 0508 476 946.
What is Growing Up in New Zealand?
Here is a great introduction to the Growing Up in New Zealand study. Watch this interview with Dr. Polly Atatoa-Carr shown on Central News, Tuesday 1st February 2011. For more videos about the study see the In the Media section. If you would like to comment on anything you see or read on this website please post your thoughts on our Facebook page or contact us directly.
Happy 4th Birthday!
The children taking part in the Growing Up in New Zealand study are all approaching their 4th birthday now. There will be birthday parties and cake and presents to enjoy. The staff here at Growing Up in New Zealand are preparing for the next round of parent and child interviews to move the study on to the next level. Listen out for our phone call or get in touch with us to make an appointment.
Keeping the study Anonymous?
One of the most important ingredients of ths Growing Up In New Zealand study is keeping the participant data anonymous. This not only protects the privacy of every participant but enables us to ask questions about lifestyle, health and social issues that might not be so freely accessible if not kept so confidential.
Many people, participants and others, like to be reasured of our strict procedures to maintain the data privacy and security. Please click here to see our explanation and find out more.