Projects tagged with Children and Families & Whānau
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From October to November 2016, Office of the Children's Commissioner conducted a review of six Child, Youth and Family (CYF) sites. This review was in preparation for the establishment of Oranga Tamariki in April 2017. The review confirmed that high quality preparation for family group conferences (FGCs) is important both...
21 Jul 2017
with: Statistics New Zealand
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...
15 May 2017
At the request of the Minister for Social Development, Superu commissioned research on the importance of resilience in helping children and adults respond to adversity. Our research specifically looks at how many at-risk children go on to achieve good employment and education outcomes, and investigates the key factors that...
12 May 2017
These reports are part of the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study and were prepared by the University of Auckland. They focus on the children from the study as they get ready to start school. The biggest shift for most children is that they now attend early childhood education, and most are reported...
4 May 2017
This case study details the outcomes evaluation undertaken with Barnardos in Whangarei on its in-home parenting programme. The evaluation focused on how well the programme met its objectives in changing clients’ lives for the better (ie effectiveness).
Impact of the Family Start Home Visiting Programme on Outcomes for Mothers and Children: A Quasi-Experimental Study
Topics: Research, Social Services, Early Childhood Education, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Child Mortality, Pregnancy, Children, Women
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,...
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Children, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This At a Glance highlights findings from the Growing Up in New Zealand publication Vulnerability Report 2: Transitions in...
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).
9 Jul 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Poverty & Child Poverty, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Healthcare, Whānau, Children, Māori, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
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...
Topics: Methodology, Monitoring, Research, Blended Families, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Single Parents, Ageing, Child Development, Drugs & Alcohol, Pregnancy, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Resilience, Socio-economic status
Growing Up in New Zealand is a longitudinal study that provides an up-to-date, population relevant picture of what it is like to be a child growing up in New Zealand in the 21st century. It is the first longitudinal study of its kind that has recruited and collected information from both mothers and their partners from before...
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