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Smoking cigarettes worse than smoking marijuana, say teens

Monday, 19 August 2019, 8:16 am | CensusAtSchool

Smoking cigarettes is worse teenage behaviour than smoking marijuana, according to Year 11-13 students from New Zealand schools. Furthermore, they think that their parents would agree with them. More >>

One in three students spend too much time on social media

Monday, 29 April 2019, 9:06 am | CensusAtSchool

One in three New Zealand high-school students say they spend too much time on social media, the latest results of a nationwide survey reveal. More >>

Kiwi students believe climate change is an ‘urgent problem’

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 9:32 am | CensusAtSchool

Nearly half of Kiwi students taking part in a nationwide in-school census believe that climate change "is an urgent problem that needs to be managed now". More >>

CensusAtSchool to inspire a new generation of curious minds

Monday, 4 March 2019, 2:11 pm | CensusAtSchool

A new generation of statisticians and data scientists will soon be able to see their lives reflected in data as CensusAtSchool 2019 launches today, Stats NZ said. More >>

Kiwi kids share their views on life in CensusAtSchool 2019

Monday, 4 March 2019, 9:13 am | CensusAtSchool

A large national survey that will give an intriguing glimpse into schoolchildren’s lives launches today. More >>

Kiwi kids share their views on life in CensusAtSchool 2019

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 11:29 am | CensusAtSchool

The only national survey to comprehensively chart children’s views of their own lives is taking place across New Zealand from March 4. This year, media will be able to report the voice of Kiwi kids on issues as wide-ranging as climate change, the ... More >>

Tuck shops losing out to home-packed lunches

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 9:30 am | CensusAtSchool

School tuck shops are losing ground to home-packed lunches, according to latest results from the long-running CensusatSchool TataurangaKiteKura. In the past 10 years, the percentage of students buying lunches from tuck shops has halved. More >>

Most kids have no screen-time limits

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 9:49 am | CensusAtSchool

Eight in 10 teens and six in 10 primary school children say there are no limits on their screen time out of school – whether that’s playing computer games, using their phones, or browsing the internet. The insights have emerged from the second ... More >>

How much pocket money do Kiwi kids get?

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 9:07 am | CensusAtSchool

Six in 10 schoolchildren taking part in the national CensusAtSchool TataurangaKiTeKura reported that they received pocket money, an allowance or a cash gift the week before participating, getting a median of $15. More >>

Students become data detectives in CensusAtSchool

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 9:42 am | CensusAtSchool

Students will be able to see how their pocket money stacks up against their peers and whether they're getting less after-school screen time when they become data detectives in this year's CensusAtSchool TataurangaKiTeKura More >>

Verbal abuse the biggest bullying problem at school

Friday, 12 June 2015, 9:22 am | CensusAtSchool

School students think verbal mistreatment is the biggest bullying issue in schools – higher than cyberbullying, social or relational bullying such as social exclusion and spreading gossip, or physical bullying. More >>

Stan Walker Kiwi kids’ favourite local celebrity

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 10:45 pm | CensusAtSchool

Singer and The X-Factor New Zealand judge Stan Walker is Kiwi kids’ favourite local celebrity by far, according to the first insights to emerge from CensusAtSchool/TataurangaKiTeKura , the only national survey of what schoolchildren are thinking, feeling and doing. More >>

Students share their thoughts on bullying

Monday, 16 March 2015, 10:00 am | CensusAtSchool

New Zealand schoolchildren will share their thoughts on bullying in a nationwide survey that launches this week. More >>

Kiwi kids go under the microscope

Monday, 23 February 2015, 9:35 am | CensusAtSchool

The only national survey to comprehensively chart children’s views of their own lives is taking place across New Zealand from March 16. This year, media will be able to hear the views of Kiwi kids on issues as wide-ranging as bullying, their ... More >>

Homework: How much are school students doing?

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 12:26 pm | CensusAtSchool

Three-quarters of students aged 6 to 12 say they did homework the night before they completed a nationwide survey – and on average, that extra work took 53 minutes. A total of 69% of teenage students say they did homework, and that on average, they ... More >>

Teenage Schoolgirls Flock to Twitter: CensusAtSchool

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 1:32 pm | CensusAtSchool

Teenage schoolgirls are flocking to the microblogging service Twitter, according to early results from the educational project CensusAtSchool. One in three teenage schoolgirls (37%) has reported having a Twitter account, up from one in four (23%) ... More >>

How much sleep do schoolchildren have?

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 9:21 am | CensusAtSchool

Almost four in ten high-school students have reported sleeping for fewer than eight hours at night – less than the nine to 10 hours generally recommended for 13 to 18-year-olds. More >>

Dairy the Most Common Schoolchild Food Allergy

Thursday, 9 May 2013, 11:38 am | CensusAtSchool

CensusAtSchool, which started on Monday and runs until June 15, is an online educational project that brings statistics to life in the classroom. Supervised by teachers, students answer 32 questions about their lives, many of them involving practical ... More >>

Kiwi students hold their own census

Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 9:03 am | CensusAtSchool

What are Kiwi kids’ most common food allergies? What time do they go to sleep at night? How long can they stand on their left leg with their eyes closed? More >>

All Blacks won’t take the World Cup: Student survey

Monday, 20 June 2011, 12:59 pm | CensusAtSchool

Twenty-four thousand young people have disconcerting news for the All Blacks – they predict the team will make the Rugby World Cup final, but won’t take the trophy. More >>

 

 

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