Research evidence

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15 Jun 2018

This report is part of the 

Document type: Report
Size: 3.35 MB
10 Apr 2018

In 2014 the Families Commission Act was amended to give the Families Commission a new function alongside its role as advocate for the interests of families (and whānau). In addition to advocacy, the Commission was made responsible for monitoring and evaluating programmes and interventions...

Document type: Report
Size: 1.04 MB
10 Apr 2018

Since the end of the 18th century the world has gone through demographic changes that have affected every aspect of its societies, economies and populations. This ‘demographic transition’ is arguably the most cataclysmic set of changes to strike humankind since people first evolved. It...

Document type: Fact Sheet
Size: 565.19 KB
10 Apr 2018

Over the past 13 years the Families Commission and Superu have produced an extensive and rich kete of research and evidence relating to New Zealand families and whānau. We have captured some of this here. 

Document type: Snapshot
Size: 2.21 MB
15 Mar 2018

The handbook helps you take a structured approach to using evidence at every stage of the policy and programme development cycle. Whether you work for central or local government, or the community and voluntary sector, you'll find advice to help you:

  • ...
Document type: Capacity Tool
Size: 3.9 MB
15 Mar 2018

This At A Glance is a summary of the Making sense of evidence: A guide to using evidence in policy handbook.

The handbook helps you take a...

Document type: Fact Sheet
Size: 498.1 KB
21 Feb 2018

This report describes the He Awa Whiria – Braided Rivers model of using Western science and mātauranga M

Document type: Report
Size: 1.1 MB
8 Feb 2018

This research looks at residential movements in New Zealand. Previous studies have linked frequent movement with poor outcomes for the affected individuals and their families, including poor education and health outcomes. Frequent residential moves, especially involuntary ones, can also...

Document type: Report
Size: 2.38 MB
8 Feb 2018

This research is a review of the literature about freephone helplines and how they are used to provide social services support.

The research found that helplines remain an important channel for:

  • reaching a wide range of people with different...
Document type: Report
Size: 1.11 MB
22 Dec 2017

The Publishing Protocol is for all government agencies carrying out, commissioning or communicating social science research and evaluation. It sets out good practice principles for publishing government social science research and evaluation. It helps ensure that research is published...

Document type: Snapshot
Size: 127.63 KB
Last update: 18 Jun 2018