Welcome to Growing Up in New Zealand
Growing Up in New Zealand is New Zealand's contemporary longitudinal study tracking the development of approximately 7,000 New Zealand children from before birth until they are young adults. The study is designed to provide unique information about what shapes children’s early development and how interventions might be targeted at the earliest opportunity to give every New Zealand child the best start in life.
New external projects with Growing Up in New Zealand data approved
30 October 2014Growing Up in New Zealand has approved access to its anonymised external datasets for three new projects submitted by the Ministries of Education and Social Development, and the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (SuPERU) in cooperation with the Families Commission.
NZ parents hope for more than just happy and healthy babies
14 October 2014What do expectant mums and dads hope for their children? According to new research from Growing Up in New Zealand, a baby’s health and happiness may be high up on the list, but today’s parents want a lot more than that. Many of them desired things for their child that others take for granted, such as a life free of financial worries, discrimination, drugs or violence.
GUiNZ Residential Mobility Report 1: Moving House in the First 1000 Days of Life - public seminar Event as iCalendar
09 December 2014, 12 - 2pmThe Growing Up in New Zealand team, in conjunction with the University of Auckland and Families Commission invites you to celebrate the launch of the first report in our ‘Residential Mobility’ series. Join us to hear Growing Up in New Zealand’s Director, Associate Professor Susan Morton and the study’s Associate Director, Dr Polly Atatoa-Carr summarise the findings, and to ask any questions you may have about the research.
Access to Growing Up in New Zealand data