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Complex social issues need good-quality evidence. Decision-makers need to know what works.

Our purpose is to increase the use of evidence by people across the social sector so that they make better decisions – about funding, policies or services – to improve the lives of New Zealand's communities, families and whānau.

Family Violence Research

11 Nov 2016

This month we are putting a spotlight on family violence in support of the White Ribbon Campaign. Get up-to-date research and data on family violence here. Family violence has been a key priority area for Superu since 2005.  We are working to increase the quality, relevance and...

Are there ethnic differences in how our families are faring?

13 Jul 2016

Superu will release its latest Families and Whānau Status Report on 22 July 2016. This research provides evidence on the wellbeing of families and whānau so that social sector agencies can make...

Seminar - What Works: Going Digital

4 Aug 2016

Superu’s latest What Works publication, called ‘Going Digital’, looks at how digital tools might be used by and for young people (aged under 25 years) to provide user-centred wellbeing support...

Evaluation Capacity Tools for NGOs

1 Sep 2016

Evaluation is about systematically and rigorously assessing the value (merit, worth and importance) of something of interest (e.g. an organisation, programme or project). NGOs can use the toolkit on...

Last update: 16 Nov 2016