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23 Dec 2015

Superu and the Ministry for Social Development (MSD) commissioned Quigley and Watts Ltd to deliver a research project entitled ‘Community development: Effective community-level change.’ We have conducted this literature scan to inform the scope of the research, and provide an overview of...

Document type: Literature Review
Size: 506.09 KB
23 Dec 2015

This research summary highlights the key findings of the research report “Effective Community-level change: What makes community-level initiatives effective and how can government best support them?”

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and Superu commissioned...

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 159.1 KB
9 Dec 2015

The Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (Superu) commissioned the Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited (ESR) to develop and test a systems approach to measure the effectiveness of the ‘whole-of-system’ response to prevent family violence.

This...

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 260.52 KB
9 Dec 2015

The Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (Superu) commissioned the Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited (ESR) to develop and test a systems approach to measure the effectiveness of the ‘whole-of-system’ response to prevent family violence.

This...

Document type: Report
Size: 935.88 KB
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
18 Sep 2015

Superu welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Ministry of Justice to contribute to the discussion paper on Strengthening New Zealand's legislative response to family violence.

The discussion paper covers a range of issues related to strengthening New...

Document type: Submission
Size: 380.3 KB
Last update: 24 Oct 2017