Growing Up in New Zealand has released its Now We Are Eight: Life in Middle Childhood report which provides a unique insight into the lives and experiences of eight-year-old Kiwi children.
Growing Up in New Zealand participant says it's “pretty cool” that the study encourages adults to pay close attention to children’s lives and experiences.
New research using this country’s largest longitudinal study of child development has identified key behaviours to support pre-school children to develop self-control, a key indicator of adult wellbeing.
The largest ever study of sleep in early childhood in New Zealand estimates that more than a third of toddlers and a fifth of preschoolers are not getting the recommended amount of sleep.
Growing Up research found children who attend early childhood education have fewer emotional difficulties and better peer relations, but are more prone to illnesses.
Growing Up in New Zealand has launched its Now We Are Eight: Life in Middle Childhood report.
The foods most associated with tooth decay in New Zealand children are white bread, fruit juice, refined breakfast cereals and sugar sweetened soft drinks.
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A new study has found significant use of Te Reo Māori among pre-schoolers, with 10 percent using it for everyday conversations and nearly 75 percent using at least some words.
Information for Growing Up in New Zealand participants on the special Covid-19 research project.