As the landscape for family life changes, it is important that the regulatory and legal environment responds and remains relevant to their changing needs. We endeavour to keep abreast of best practice and we are committed to continuing our research into grandparent and whanau caring and the influence it has on our children.
GRG has commissioned three major research reports:
The empty nest is refilled: the joys and tribulations of raising grandchildren in Aotearoa
by Dr Liz Gordon, Pukeko Research (the findings of the Lotteries funded 2016 Grandparent and Whanau Caregiver Survey conducted by GRG and led by Pukeko Research.
Grandparents and Whanau/Extended Families Raising Kin Children in Aotearoa/New Zealand—A view over time.”
Grandparents and other Relatives Raising Kin Children in Aotearoa/New Zealand