Child & Youth Development

Adolescent Health Research Group, University of Auckland

Aims to provide accurate, up-to-date information that contributes to improved wellbeing and futures for all young people in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Part of Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland. Undertakes surveys with youth.

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A review of Aotearoa New Zealand Youth Development Research

Downloadable and published by Ara Taiohi (, the peak body for youth development in Aotearoa, which welcomes and supports everyone with a passion for youth work and youth development.

Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures

Koi Tū undertakes research on child development. It is an independent, apolitical think tank and research centre focused on long-term impacts of technological, economic, environmental and social change. Based at the University of Auckland.

AUT Child and Youth Research Centre, Auckland University of Technology

Investigates the impact of illness and disability, home and family, health services, nutrition, physical activity and the wider environment on young people.

Ministry of Youth Development Resources and Reports

Longitudinal studies in Aotearoa New Zealand

Free Access Special edition of the Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Vol 52, Issue 3, 2022 on Longitudinal studies in Aotearoa New Zealand. It includes downloadable articles about findings relevant to children and young people from several longitudinal studies.

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Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand