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 generation of New Zealand children are helping to keep te reo Māori alive
27 July 2015The use of te reo Māori is on the rise. More parents are speaking te reo to their infants, in comparison to their own childhood. The number of toddlers of Māori descent who understand te reo has also increased. This information is revealed in a new policy brief from Growing Up in New Zealand.
Growing Up study suggests low social service use among vulnerable children
24 July 2015Only one in five families whose toddlers were considered most at risk of vulnerability from birth accessed social support services in their first 1000 days of life, according to a new report on early childhood vulnerability, released today by the Growing Up in New Zealand study.
The Growing Up in New Zealand study - findings from the first 1000 days of the cohort's development Event as iCalendar
28 July 2015, 12:30 - 1:30pmPresentation by Growing Up in New Zealand Director Assoc Prof Susan Morton at the School of Population Health Head of School Seminar Series
Growing Up in New Zealand – “Now we are Two: Describing our first 1000 days” Event as iCalendar
04 August 2015, 4:30 - 5:30pmPublic lecture by Growing Up in New Zealand Director Associate Professor Susan Morton at the 2015 University of Auckland at Manukau Institute of Technology Professorial Lecture Series in Manukau/New Zealand