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Sep 2017
Ka nui te tūpono ka whakauru ngā mātua i ā rātou tamariki ki te mātauranga kaupapa Māori – 2013: Ka ārohi a E tipu e rea [kia puāwai] i ngā āhuatanga o ngā mātua Māori ko te tikanga ka tono i ā rātou tamariki ki ngā kura kaupapa Māori kuraina ai. Parents more likely to enrol children in kaupapa Māori education...

21 Jul 2017
Is balancing the sex of their children important to New Zealand parents? Evidence from recent birth data looks at whether New Zealand parents have preferences for sons or daughters, and whether the sex of previous children affects family size. Are parents of two or three children of the...

Feb 2017
Teen Parent Units (TPUs) aim to improve access to schooling and to promote positive educational outcomes for teenagers who are pregnant or parents. They also provide wrap-around support, early childhood education for children, and links with health and social services. Existing evidence and ERO reports suggest...

May 2016
Parental attitudes and behaviour towards alcohol are important factors that influence adolescent attitudes and decisions about alcohol use (Hingson & White, 2014). Parental monitoring and involvement is strongly associated with protective effects on adolescent alcohol use (Hayes, Smart, Toumbourou & Sanson, 2004...

Feb 2016
Family Start workers make regular home visits and, using a structured program, seek to improve parenting capability and practice. Workers also actively work to promote breastfeeding, reduce home hazards, connect infants to immunisation and primary health services, promote children’s participation in early childhood education,...

7 Dec 2015
This report describes the demographic profile of women giving birth (eg, age, ethnicity, deprivation) and selected antenatal factors (eg, BMI, smoking) events relating to labour and birth (eg, type of birth, interventions, place of birth) the demographic...

Nov 2015
Parents, families and whānau want their children to feel they belong at school and experience success. They want to be involved in their child’s learning – to understand what is expected and to know how they can contribute. This involvement contributes to each child’s learning and success and is vital for children at risk of not...

Oct 2015
In March 2014 changes were made to how the family justice system (FJS) works. The Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) service is one of the major features of these changes. This service supports separating parents to reach mediated parenting agreements out-of-court. The FDR service consists of: An...

10 Sep 2015
The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators are a tool for maternity service providers to assess the quality and national consistency in the delivery of maternity services in New Zealand. The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators are the result of collaboration between the Ministry of Health and...

9 Jul 2015
The Families and Whānau Status Report is a series that aims to enrich our understanding of family and whānau wellbeing. Measuring family wellbeing is complicated, not just because there is no universally agreed definition of what we mean by family or wellbeing, but also...

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