Growing Up in New Zealand is this country's largest contemporary longitudinal study of child development.
We're tracking the lives of more than 6,000 Kiwi children to discover what life is
like growing up in 21st Century New Zealand.
Our findings will influence research, policy and services to improve
the well-being of all New Zealand children and their families.
More than 6,000 children and their families are part of Growing Up in New Zealand. If you're one of our study participants - thank you!
This is where you can change your contact details, find out what's coming up next, and discover more about your data and privacy.
Growing Up in New Zealand data is available for researchers, Government organisations, NGOs and others to access, analyse and use.
The study provides a unique and rich data source which grows in value over time. It can be used to answer a variety of research questions and inform policy development.
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Translating Growing Up evidence into change in the real world'
Foundation Director, Professor Susan Morton, talks about how Growing Up in New Zealand research is translated into action to benefit child wellbeing in the real world.
Jin Russell: 'Let's have a conversation about child development'
Growing Up in New Zealand researcher, Dr Jin Russell, works at the coalface of children’s health and says poverty has a major effect on childhood development as well as contributing to illness.
Unmet mental health support for pregnant New Zealand women
The first-ever study to look at anti-depressant use and symptoms of depression in pregnant New Zealand women has identified unmet need for mental health support.
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