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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
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
20 Jul 2017

Research has identified land use regulations (the rules that determine what can be built where) as a key driver of house price rises in the United States. This is a summary of the

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 464.29 KB
20 Jul 2017

Research has identified land use regulations (the rules that determine what can be built where) as a key driver of house price rises in the United States. This publication summarises a...

Document type: Report
Size: 3.9 MB
15 Dec 2016

This Summative Evaluation Report is one of three reports published as part of the Phase 2 strategic evaluation of the Prime Minister’s Youth Mental Health Project (YMHP). It synthesises the findings and recommendations from the...

Document type: Report
Size: 1.98 MB
8 Dec 2015

This rapid review adds to the knowledge base of evidence informing services and programmes for social housing. Specifically, what the outcomes are for social housing tenants relative to the proportion of social housing in an area.

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Document type: Report
Size: 752.29 KB
4 Dec 2015

Government agencies undertake a substantial amount of social science research and evaluation each year. The Government Social Science Research and Evaluation Publishing Protocol is for agencies that carry out, commission or communicate social science research and evaluation.

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Document type: Report
Size: 193.42 KB
5 Nov 2015

Supporting families with complex needs often requires funding and delivery arrangements that differ from standard social services. A continuum of interventions, including individual, targeted approaches alongside universal approaches, is required to bring about significant change at the...

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 308.97 KB
5 Nov 2015

Provision of integrated social services is not new. It is however, increasingly being seen as key to addressing service fragmentation and inefficiencies. But what do we know about how well social service integration works to improve outcomes for vulnerable groups of people, in New Zealand...

Document type: What Works
Size: 775.57 KB
14 Aug 2015

Many families successfully cope with difficult situations, but some do not. ‘Family resilience’ explains how families draw on protective resources to adapt to the risks they face. This paper focuses on the concept of ‘family resilience’.

The evidence presented in the In...

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 3.41 MB
Last update: 18 Oct 2018