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Freephone helplines prove effective, says latest research

Our latest research shows that freephone helplines are still a valuable tool for people dealing with issues in the social sector.

From the Chief Executive - Welcome to 2018!

Welcome to 2018! This year will certainly be an interesting one for Superu as we’re due to be disestablished. Before that happens, we have some exciting events coming up. We’re looking forward to our Evidence to Action conference on 10 April 2018.

Christmas hours 2017

Superu is closing for the Christmas break from close-of-business on Friday 22 December 2017 and reopens on Wednesday 3 January 2018.

What we've learned about families and whanau

Since 2004*, the Families Commission and, more recently, Superu have done a significant amount of research on what works to improve outcomes for families and whanau, which we'd like to share with you.

Penguins win big at Plain English Awards

Our fabulous penguins - and the handbook in which they appear - won the award for Best Plain English Document (Public Sector) at the 2017 Plain English Awards.

Great new research available now on The Hub

This month, we’ve added some great new research to The Hub, including new research from the Office of the Children’s Commissioner about family group conferences and from the Education Review Office about kōhanga reo. 


From the CE - Christmas greetings

For Superu, the Chinese Year of the Rooster has been one of significant change.

Superu's briefing to the incoming minister

We are pleased to present our briefing to the incoming Minister for Social Development. The briefing was provided to Hon Carmel Sepuloni on 26 October 2017.

Annual report 2016-17 out now

A government agency's annual report probably isn't at the top of your reading list, but this year we bring you something a little different.

From the CE - Onwards and upwards

A few weeks ago on 26 October, during a moving powhiri at the Ministry of Social Development, we bid farewell to staff involved in some of our key work programmes. I’d like to thank everyone at the Ministry for their hospitality.

Last update: 22 Jun 2018