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2 Feb 2008
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This paper, part of the Pacific Health and Disability Plan Review series, brings together available information and evidence about Pacific youth health in New Zealand. It describes the determinants of youth health: biology, culture, education, employment, housing; identifies and discusses risk factors: diet,...

2 Feb 2008
Completed
This paper, part of the Pacific Health and Disability Plan Review series, brings together available information and evidence about Pacific peoples' mental health. It provides background about Pacific perspectives on mental health; profiles the prevalence of disorders and patterns of service use; describes...

1 May 2006
Completed
Unacceptable inequalities exist in the oral health of New Zealand children, especially among Māori, Pacific and those children from low socioeconomic status (SES) families. The Public Health Advisory Committee report to the Minister of Health - 'Improving Child Oral Health and Reducing Child Oral Health Inequalities'...

2 May 2006
Completed
Cancer is a leading cause of morbidity, disability and death for New Zealanders, and is a priority issue for the New Zealand health system. In 2003 the New Zealand Cancer Control Strategy was launched and in 2005 the Action Plan for 2005–2010 was published, setting objectives for implementation of the Strategy.

7 Dec 2012
Completed
This second report in the Te Ohonga Ake series explores the health status of Māori infants, children and young people using a range of routinely collected data sources. Due to its large size, this report is presented as a reference manual which is divided into three main sections:

May 2009
Completed
The focus of this summary is the Samoan bilingual hub. This QTR&D hub was set up to improve the quality of teaching and learning (pedagogy and student outcomes) in Samoan bilingual school settings. The project outcomes will inform policy, and future research and development work with teachers in schools.

May 2008
Completed
This report explores the relationship between academic achievement at secondary school and first-year achievement in tertiary education. The analysis uses a measure known as 'expected percentile' and school qualification to explain the performance of school leavers in their first year in tertiary education.

May 2008
Completed
This report examines the association between academic achievement at secondary school and participation in the various types of tertiary education. This new research supports the government's goal of improving outcomes for young people. It provides a complement to the report How does achievement at school affect achievement...

16 May 2013
Completed
The NZ Youth Mentoring Network has worked with the Ministry to produce safe practice guidelines for mentoring providers. These will support providers to review and develop their programmes, and help them work towards better systems, practices, procedures and protocols. The guidelines include advice to assist...

13 Dec 2012
Completed
Rising to the Challenge: The Mental Health and Addiction Service Development Plan 2012–2017 (the Plan) provides a strong vision to guide the mental health and addiction sector, as well as clear direction to planners, funders and providers of mental health and addiction services on Government priority areas for service...

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