The ScienceBringing the best team together for our children
We bring together a team of top researchers to investigate creative, bold and collaborative science to support our tamariki to lead healthy and successful lives.
The Challenge has three key research themes: Healthy Weight, Resilient Teens and Successful Learning and Literacy, with two enabling research themes, Big Data and Vision Mātauranga that work across the Challenge.
The Resilient Teens team work with Māori and Pacific students, schools and communities to co-design a digital platform to provide easier access to evidence-based help and advice to maintain good mental health.
Vision Mātauranga is a framework that guides work to ensure the potential of Māori knowledge, resources and people is realised – to help New Zealanders create a better future. He Awa Whiria (braided rivers) is the model the Challenge applies to braid theories of knowledge in mutually inclusive ways to progress the wellbeing of tamariki.