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29 Jun 2018

This is the sixth in a series of reports by Superu in its mandate to report annually about family and whānau in New Zealand.

Key findings

  • Health is a key focus for improving the wellbeing of sole parent families...
Document type: Report
Size: 3.96 MB
29 Jun 2018

This is a summary of the Families and Whanau Status Report 2018

Key findings

  • Health is a key...
Document type: Fact Sheet
Size: 851.31 KB
29 Jun 2018

This study is part of the 2018 Families and Whanau wellbeing work programme.

It explores whether some groups of sole parents are more likely to experience multiple disadvantage than others and if the types of disadvantage vary across different sole parent groups. Eight...

Document type: Report
Size: 1.11 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
14 Dec 2017

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. Large shares of health, housing, care and protection services are provided by families and whanau, and generally neither...

Document type: Fact Sheet
Size: 270.1 KB
9 Aug 2017

At the request of the Minister of Justice, Superu commissioned an evaluation of the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilots being run in Christchurch and Waikato. The pilots began in July 2016 (Christchurch) and October 2016 (Waikato).

This research was commissioned from...

Document type: Report
Size: 2 MB
27 Jun 2017

The Families and Whānau Status Report 2017 looks at the pivotal role that families and whānau hold within our society.

It's the fifth in a series of annual reports which provide an essential background to any study, process or programme involving...

Document type: Report
Size: 2.92 MB
27 Jun 2017

This is part of a suite of reports released as part of the Families and Whānau Status Report 2017.

Multiple disadvantage is measured and conceptualised in...

Document type: Report
Size: 225.33 KB
27 Jun 2017

This is part of a suite of reports released as part of the Families and Whānau Status Report 2017.

To analyse the prevalence and types of disadvantage faced...

Document type: Report
Size: 751.78 KB
27 Jun 2017

This is a summary of the Families and Whānau Status Report 2017.

The Report looks at the pivotal role that families and whānau hold within our society. It...

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 476.12 KB
Last update: 22 Nov 2018