Research evidence

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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
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
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:

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Document type: Capacity Tool
Size: 3.9 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
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
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

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
3 Apr 2017

This publication summarises the research report Subjective whānau wellbeing in Te Kupenga, which was the first national survey of Māori wellbeing undertaken by Statistics New...

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 766.9 KB
3 Apr 2017

This At A Glance provides an overview of the model of relational whakapapa whanau, developed as part of our analysis of data from the first Maori Social Survey (Te Kupenga) 2013. It is a companion piece to our report

Document type: Fact Sheet
Size: 133.06 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 is a summary of the

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 464.29 KB
Last update: 24 May 2018