Projects tagged with Grand Children & Grandparenthood
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with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Research, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Grand Children & Grandparenthood, Relationships, Children, Māori, Older People
Relationships and emotional support in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents key findings about the relationships people have with their family and friends and whether they feel that emotional support is available to them for Māori (aged 80 to 90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years).
1 Nov 2012
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Grand Children & Grandparenthood, Parenting, Relationships, Ageing, Child Development, Mokopuna, Tikanga, Whakapapa, Whānau, Children, Māori, Quality of Life, Resilience, Culture, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality
This resource explores the experiences of Māori grandparents in New Zealand. Drawing on interviews and focus groups held with Māori grandparents, the resource describes the pleasures and pressures of grandparenting and the significant role many grandparents play in the lives of whānau. This includes providing support, sharing...
Topics: Evaluation, Kaupapa Māori, Teachers, Schools, Families & Whānau, Grand Children & Grandparenthood, Parenting, Iwi, Kaupapa, Whānau, Māori, Resilience
The research project examines the key attributes of successful kura and how and why the attributes contribute to kura being successful. The research adopted a strengths based approach and focused on what is working, the strengths and resilience of kura, with the intention of promoting and building on the successes. The...
26 Feb 2010
Topics: Retirement, Families & Whānau, Grand Children & Grandparenthood, Ageing, Child Development, Children, Older People
Recognising the diversity of grandparenting experiences, the Families Commission decided that in order to focus its advocacy role, further information was required about how grandparents manage their grandparenting. Based upon 1176 respondents to a telephone survey and the 2009 UMR Omnibus survey, the report...
The Families Commission contracted UMR Research to ask participants in a nation-wide omnibus telephone survey about the age they first became a grandparent. UMR interviewed a nationally representative sample of 750 New Zealanders 18 years of age and over. Fieldwork was conducted in two consecutive surveys...
1 Jul 2008
This research report looks at the dynamics of ageing in rural families through the lens of young people’s experiences, and begins to explore relationships between grandchildren and their grandparents. Grandparenting merits critical research exploration, as roles and practices are likely to vary in different...
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Grand Children & Grandparenthood, Parenting, Relationships, Same Sex, Siblings, Whānau, Children, Older People, Women
Family violence is a major issue that affects the lives of many New Zealanders and creates significant social and economic costs across the wider society. While there has been a significant volume of research conducted on family violence in New Zealand, there is no single authoritative volume that brings together what is known...
1 Mar 2006
This Families Commission report seeks to redress a gap in our understanding by exploring issues related to grandfathering, and draws on a wide range of published source material. Very little of this relates specifically to New Zealand, so the paper also includes some ideas for groundbreaking research relevant to the local...
Topics: Literature review, Research, Advocacy, Support Groups, Abuse & Neglect, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Families & Whānau, Grand Children & Grandparenthood, Ageing, Older People, Quality of Life, Discrimination
This report reviews current literature on elder abuse and/or neglect on both an international and a national scale. The aim is to document what is known about the nature and scale of elder abuse and/or neglect, to identify factors and circumstances that are associated with a heightened risk of elder abuse and/or neglect, and to...
Topics: International Research, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Grand Children & Grandparenthood, Leadership, Policy, Children, Older People
Social Work Now, Issue 30, pages 27-30 A vivid memory from my practitioner days is the anguish of an older Māori woman deciding whether to commit herself to full-time parenting of a grandchild. This pressure had arisen from a family group conference. Although my client was...
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