Fascinating Facts from Growing Up in New Zealand to celebrate 2019

17 December 2019


Check out our end-of-year update in which we take you on a fascinating journey to discover some of the amazing, unusual and curious things you and the other Growing Up in New Zealand children have shared with us over the past 10-years. 

Find out more about average birth weights, common first foods, favourite foods and games, and the kinds of jobs you want to do when you grow up!

Click on the image below to print it out and fill it in.  Have a chat with your mum or caregiver when you're filling it in - we hope you learn some interesting things about yourself.  

Below, you'll also find some word picture brain teasers.  If you're a Growing Up in New Zealand participant you can send us your answers and go into the draw to win one of ten $50 Farmers vouchers. 


End of year update poster.
Print of this poster and fill it in with your details.
Brain teaser competition

If you're a Growing Up in New Zealand participant, you can enter our end-of-year update draw to win one of 10 $50 Farmers vouchers! 

Take a look at the word pictures to the right.  Each one represents a common phrase - see if you can figure out what each one is. 

Send your answers to contact@growingup.co.nz and you'll go in the draw to win one of ten $50 Farmers vouchers. 

Please note the Terms and Conditions of our draw here

If you're looking for the answers to the brain teasers, scroll down.  They are below!














Are you stuck on our word picture brain teasers? 

Here are the answers:

  • Brain Teaser 1 = Missing U
  • Brain Teaser 2 = Man overboard
  • Brain Teaser 3 = Long legs.