Teacher Consistency and Implications for Brain Development

Teacher Consistency and Implications for Brain Development is important for relationship shaping. Miriam McCaleb and Nathan Mikaere-Wallis explore this concept in their article   Read more

Child Protection – Radio NZ Podcast

Recently Sue Wright, our Executive Director was one of a number of people interviewed by Andrew McRae for the Radio New Zealand Insight programme which aired on Sunday morning, 24th July  and again on Monday evening 25th July.  Read more

Perspective Article by Dr Annabel Taylor

On 9 July Chief Justice Sian Elias gave a speech that ignited national debate on New Zealand’s criminal justice system. Perhaps the speech and the subsequent debate will stimulate some new thinking to guide policy on our responses to criminality.   Read more

Universal Child Monitoring – Radio NZ Podcast

Graeme is a retired family court judge and former human rights commissioner, advisor and supporter of Brainwave Trust.  This podcast from Radio NZ, Nine To Noon on Tuesday 15 November 2011, features Graeme speaking about Universal Child Monitoring. Read more

Alcohol In Our Lives Submission (2009)

In the Brainwave Trust’s submission in response to the discussion document released by the Law Commission in 2009, we drew attention to the damage alcohol can do to growing brains, both in pregnancy and during adolescence. We are the first generation of adults and policy makers to have access to this material. Even as recently as 1999 when the decision was made to lower the drinking age in New Zealand, knowledge about brain development in adolescence was not known.