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Twenty years of the Pacific Islands Families Study

Friday, 18 September 2020 3:50pm

The video of the 20 Years of the Pacific Islands Families Study webinar is now available to view.

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Research to help inform Māori decisions ahead of cannabis referendum

Thursday, 16 July 2020 4:14pm

Rangatahi Māori are more likely to use cannabis or be dependent on it and more likely to be negatively affected by cannabis laws, compared to their non-Māori peers.

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The Consequences of Cannabis Use - A new website

Wednesday, 17 June 2020 3:38pm

A new website has been launched describing the consequences of cannabis use.

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Cannabis, the cannabis referendum and Māori youth

Wednesday, 13 May 2020 10:10am

NCLR Co-director Dr Reremoana Theodore and colleagues recently published a review on cannabis, the cannabis referendum and Māori youth.

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7 reasons why NZers can cope with COVID19

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 10:03am

7 reasons why NZers can cope with COVID-19

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NCLR investigator A/Prof Tautolo talks about the importance of immunisations

Friday, 1 May 2020 9:49am

Associate Professor El-Shadan Tautolo, the Director of the Pacific Islands Families Study and NCLR investigator recently spoke about the importance of immunisations.

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Antisocial behaviour over the lifecourse linked to brain structure in new Dunedin study findings

Tuesday, 18 February 2020 9:51am

These findings have been published in 'The Lancet Psychiatry'.

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Early life antecedents or predictors of who ends up struggling in adulthood

Friday, 31 January 2020 9:49am

Professor Richie Poulton was recently interviewed by Radio NZ about the recently published Dunedin Study paper, "Clustering of health, crime and social-welfare inequality in 4 million citizens from two nations".

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Māori positive ageing

Monday, 29 October 2018 9:12am

There is a call for attention to focus on "Māori positive ageing" as the number of older Māori is set to double over a short period with higher rates of disability and dependence than the general population.

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NCLR Co-director, Richie Poulton's 2019 Distinguished Research Medal Lecture - 2 December 2019

Tuesday, 26 November 2019 10:38am

NCLR Co-director, Richie Poulton's 2019 Distinguished Research Medal Lecture - 2 December 2019

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NCLR investigator awarded the Sir Thomas Davis Te Patu Kite Rangi Ariki Health Research Fellowship

Thursday, 31 October 2019 10:29am

NCLR investigator, Dr Jesse Kokaua, has been awarded the Sir Thomas Davis Te Patu Kite Rangi Ariki Health Research Fellowship.

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NCLR investigator Dr Te Morenga wins 2019 Hamilton Award

Thursday, 17 October 2019 1:40pm

NCLR investigator Dr Lisa Te Morenga wins 2019 Hamilton Award for research on how dietary sugar increases body weight.

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New findings on Māori university graduates

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 2:08pm

New National Centre for Lifecourse Research and Graduate Longitudinal Study NZ research examines the occupations and industries of Māori university graduates.

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Distinguished research medal for NCLR Co-director

Friday, 13 September 2019 2:03pm

Co-Director of the National Centre for Lifecourse Research, Professor Richie Poulton, has been recognised with a Distinguished Research Medal.

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New Director of the Christchurch Health and Development Study

Thursday, 1 August 2019 1:47pm

Associate Professor Joseph (Joe) Boden has been announced as the new Director of the Christchurch Health and Development Study.

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How a lifecourse aproach can promote long-term health and wellbeing outcomes for Māori

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 4:17pm

In a paper published today, NCLR investigators describe how using lifecourse approach can promote long-term health and well-being outcomes for Māori.

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New study finds issues with gambling for Pacific youth

Monday, 1 July 2019 4:56pm

NCLR partner, the AUT University's Pacific Island Families Study, has recently found that more than a third of Pacific youth gamble daily.

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How poverty influences Māori and Pacific child obesity rates

Monday, 17 June 2019 2:28pm

New research has suggested that if Māori and Pacific four-year olds experienced the same family and neighbourhood conditions as their European counterparts, rates of obesity would drop by half for Māori - and by a third among Pacific kids.

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NCLR Investigator Joe Boden talks about how alcohol affects NZ society

Friday, 7 June 2019 2:40pm

NCLR Investigator, Associate Professor Joe Boden recently appeared on the AM show to discuss the toll that alcohol has on our society.

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High cost means more than half of NZ's young adults don't access dental care

Tuesday, 28 May 2019 2:31pm

NCLR investigator Associate Professor Jonathan Broadbent's recent article in the Conversation focuses on inequalities in dental care in New Zealand.