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From the Chief Executive: coming together to talk about evidence

Kia ora

The use of evidence is increasingly becoming the cornerstone for programme and policy development across the social sector. But with its use comes several challenges that Superu is working with the sector to address.

JK says teach mental health in schools

Sir John Kirwan, mental health advocate and kiwi icon, was in the media recently talking about the need to teach mental health in...

What it’s like growing up in New Zealand

What does it mean to be two years old in New Zealand? What resources are available to help you and your family? What are your health outcomes? These are some of the issues explored as part of the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study.

He Manawa Whenua Conference 2017

Superu was a proud sponsor of the He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference that was held on 5-8 March at Claudelands Event Centre in Hamilton.

From the Chief Executive - Gong xi fa cai

Kia ora and gong xi fa cai!

I hope all of you have got off to a productive start of the year.

Family wellbeing across the regions

Employment, education, health and housing: how do families compare across the regions? This was the question Superu addressed as part of its most recent research on families and whānau. The results are now available in a suite of regional factsheets on family wellbeing.


New fathers can get new baby depression too

Depression symptoms among men before and after the birth of their children were identified in recent research using data from the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study.

Family wellbeing in the regions – media releases

Here you’ll find Superu’s 2017 media releases about family wellbeing in the regions. This regional information is based on the data published in our Families and Whānau Status Reports, which look at the make-up and wellbeing of New Zealand families and whānau. Our families and whānau...

Can we measure whānau wellbeing?

As New Zealanders, many of us tend to think of the words ‘whānau’ and ‘families’ as being fairly interchangeable. Superu has learned through its work gathering evidence about both families and whānau that they embrace quite different concepts, and they need to be measured differently too.

Last update: 21 Feb 2018