Projects tagged with Parenting
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with: Statistics New Zealand
This report describes and analyses the time parents spend with their children using the Time Use Survey 2009/10. The main areas of focus are: • the time parents spend caring for children and factors that influence this • the way childcare is shared between parents living with children.
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Education & Training, Caregivers, Parenting, Child Mortality, Hazards, Children
Suffocation, foreign body inhalation and strangulation are well-recognised causes of death in the paediatric age group. Data from the United States and United Kingdom show a significant burden of death due to unintentional suffocation, choking or strangulation. Prevention of these deaths is more likely to be...
26 Feb 2013
Topics: Research, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Child Mortality, Disease, Healthcare, Youth, Quality of Life
In November 2011, the new immunisation health target seeking to improve immunisation timeliness of young infants was introduced. The target is 95 percent of all eight-month-olds are fully immunised with three scheduled vaccinations at six weeks, three months and five months by December 2014. To achieve this goal it is important...
The Ministry of Health recommends that children consume water and unflavoured milk and eat fresh fruit. If juice is given to children, intake should be limited to one glass per day and it should be diluted at least 50:50 with water. Juice’s high sugar content and acidic nature can contribute to dental caries and tooth erosion,...
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Early Childhood Education, Schools, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Children
This booklet presents information about children’s participation in Early Childhood Education (ECE) in New Zealand. It provides summary and time series information about children who do not participate in ECE, as well as new information about the duration, and the amount of time spent in ECE, for children who do participate....
30 Nov 2012
Report on Maternity, 2010 summarises the maternal and newborn information stored in the National Maternity Collection. This collection uses two administrative sources of data: hospital discharge data from the National Minimum Dataset (NMDS) and information on primary community events from lead maternity carer (LMC) claim forms....
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...
31 Oct 2012
Topics: Monitoring, Support Groups, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Relationships, Policy, Behaviour Management, Youth
The Fresh Start reforms, introduced in October 2010, aim to improve community safety and help address the underlying causes of offending by children and young people. Youth Court judges now have more options to deal with offenders, including powers to order mentoring, alcohol and drug rehabilitation, and parenting education...
30 Oct 2012
Topics: Community Development, Environment, Natural Resources, Transport, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Local Government, Healthcare, Whānau, Arts and Culture, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Sport & Recreation
In 2009 the Families Commission and Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) recognised the key role local government has in influencing and enhancing outcomes for families’ wellbeing in their communities. While acknowledging the challenges councils face in bringing life to community outcomes and expectations, we also saw a great...
26 Oct 2012
The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators are the result of a collaborative process involving the Ministry of Health and maternity stakeholders, representing consumer, midwifery, obstetric, general practice, paediatric and anaesthetic perspectives. Building on previous work undertaken across Australasia, an expert working...
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