Family, Whānau, Parenting




The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research University of Otago

Undertakes The Dunedin Study, an ongoing longitudinal study of the health, development and wellbeing of a general sample of people born in  1972/73 in Dunedin, as well as other related studies (parenting, family health history and next generation).  Numerous research publications are available on the site as pdfs.

Parenting Research Group, Education and Social Work Faculty, University of Auckland

conducts research into the role of parenting and family-based interventions in the prevention and treatment of social, emotional, educational and health problems in children and adolescents. Expertise in the Triple P Positive Parenting Programme.

The Family Centre Social Policy Research Unit

The Family Centre is a leading cultural and social policy research agency based in Lower Hutt, Wellington. It is made up of a three tikanga (cultural) organisational structure of Māori, Pacific Island and Pākehā (European) sections who work independently but share resources inter-dependently.

The key area of its work is social policy research and it also carries out family therapy services and community development work.