Early years last forever. Whakamana i te tamaiti.


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Poipoia te kākano, kia puāwai. Nurture the seed and it will blossom.
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Our Mission

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.

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As a parent, whānau or someone involved in the life of a child you can make a difference. Brainwave can help you understand how.



If you are a professional working with children, Brainwave can support with knowledge and resources to support your role.


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Early years. Consistent, responsive, loving care grows great brains. What you do can make a difference. The evidence on brain development shows us how.

Adolescence. A time of transition from child to adult that involves both social and emotional changes contributing to development through these years.

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