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A Statistics New Zealand paper examining changes in the wellbeing of a range of different family types over the period 1981–2006 (PDF, 389 KB).
A 2002 paper about New Zealand children, published by the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre (PDF, 194 KB).
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Metge, Joan. New growth from old: the whānau in the modern world. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1995.
Penetito, Kim. Whānau identity and whānau development are interdependent: an experience of whānau. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2008.