Ministry of Social Development: Child Poverty Report 2022

This report uses Stats NZ’s Household Economic Survey (HES) to provide detailed information on child poverty covering the demographics and different household characteristics, trends in material hardship and how New Zealand children compare with European children.


Information about the Child Poverty Report 2022 on the Ministry of Social Development website

Health Navigator: Social Determinants of Health

Social determinants of health are the circumstances in people's environments that can affect their health, wellbeing and quality of life.


Information about Social determinants of health on the Health Navigator website

Ministry of Health: Social, Cultural and economic determinants of Health in New Zealand 1998

This report considers the social, cultural and economic determinants of health and provides advice to the Minister of Health on practical strategies that will improve the health of New Zealanders and reduce socioeconomic inequalities in health.


Information about Social, Cultural and economic determinants of Health in New Zealand on the Ministry of Health website

Brainwave Trust

We share knowledge about the critical importance of the first thousand days of life. We make research understandable and accessible to everyone who influences the lives of pēpi, tamariki and rangatahi.


Information about Brainwave Trust

The New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service

The New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service (NZCYES) established in 2004 is hosted by within the Paediatrics section of the Department of Women's and Children's Health in the Dunedin School of Medicine.


Through its annual report series, the New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service:

  • Provides the New Zealand health sector with up to date and accurate information of the health of children and young people
  • Highlights areas where there are disparities in child and youth health, or where inequities in service provision mean that children and young people are not reaching their full potential
  • Contributes to the evidence base for policy development in child and youth health
  • Shares the Service's expertise with other researchers interested in improving the wellbeing of children and young People


Reports include:

  • Child Poverty Monitor
  • NZ Series
  • Māori series
  • Pacific series
  • District Health Board or Region


Information about NZ Child and Youth Epidemiology Service