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.
Policy Brief: Employment and parental leave around the time of birth
09 June 2015This policy brief from Growing Up in New Zealand describes the parental leave experience of the parents in the longitudinal study, particularly focusing on leave anticipated and taken around the time their babies were born.
Pre-school data collection wave completed
26 March 2015We are proud to announce that the Growing Up in New Zealand pre-school (54-months) data collection wave was officially concluded in the field earlier this month.
Growing Up in New Zealand – Now we are two Event as iCalendar
09 July 2015 - 11 July 2015, 9am - 5:30pmSymposium by Growing Up in New Zealand Director Assoc Prof Susan Morton, Psychosocial and Cognitive Expert Advisors Assoc Prof Karen Waldie and Dr Elizabeth Peterson, and University of Auckland Senior Lecturer Dr Annette Henderson at the 19th Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association in Wellington/New Zealand
Perinatal Mental Health - What research from Growing Up in New Zealand is showing Event as iCalendar
23 July 2015, 8:30 - 10:15amSeminar by Growing Up in New Zealand Director Assoc Prof Susan Morton as part of the Perinatal Mental Health NZ Trust Seminar Series 2015 in Auckland/New Zealand