Ara Taiohi compiles research and resources relevant to people working with young people in Aotearoa New Zealand. Check out the resources and share your work with us.
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Alcohol & other drugsCommunity developmentHealthMāoriMental healthPacificReport
This report records the main themes from the voices of the people: a call for wellbeing and community solutions – for help through the storms of life, to be seen as a whole person, not a diagnosis, and to be encouraged and supported to heal and restore one’s sense of self.
The Office of Film & Literature Classification surveyed more than 2,000 New Zealanders aged 14-17 for the research project NZ Youth and Porn: Research findings of a survey on how and why young New Zealanders view online pornography.
Community developmentEducationHuman rightsGuide/frameworkTool
Rights: Now! is a level 2-3 education resource that introduces children and their teachers to children’s rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (the Children’s Convention).
Civic engagement & citizenshipCommunity developmentYouth developmentYouth workTool
The Office of the Children's Commissioner have developed a toolkit to support organisations to talk to children and young people about wellbeing.
The Light Project have launched their website to start the conversation and help equip NZ youth, their whānau and communities to navigate the new porn landscape.
Community developmentYouth developmentYouth workReport
This evidence review provides summative findings from a desktop review, identifying evidence of effective youth development practice and alignment of this effective practice with the New Zealand youth development ecosystem.