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1 Feb 2007
Document type: Research Summary
Document: oss-summary.pdf
Size: 468.65 KB
1 Feb 2007

It draws on information from a large consultation exercise that asked a wide range of parents, carers and children how they would like to see OSS develop.

The term ‘out of school services’ (OSS) refers to before-school, after-school and school-holiday programmes for...

Document type: Report
Document: oss.pdf
Size: 1.4 MB
1 Feb 2007

Between 2003 and 2004, one in 10 New Zealanders changed their family type. Understanding how and why families change or remain stable is important because of the impact on our government’s policies and family services. This report analyses one year of statistical family changes.

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 322.23 KB
1 Feb 2007

Between 2003 and 2004, one in 10 New Zealanders changed their family type. Understanding how and why families change or remain stable is important because of the impact on our government’s policies and family services. This report analyses one year of statistical family changes.

Document type: Report
Document: moving-on.pdf
Size: 290.44 KB
1 Dec 2006

Family life cycle stages are an essential research model, but sometimes cannot reflect current social variations. This study reviews that model and different empirical typologies that could be used in other studies in order to clarify the types of households in need of policy concern and...

Document type: Report
Size: 440.81 KB
1 Dec 2006

Provision for such an intervention does not exist in the Family Court jurisdiction in New Zealand and this is an innovative model of child-inclusive mediation. This report helps to build an understanding of how children and their parents experience involvement in such an intervention.

Document type: Report
Size: 138.19 KB
1 Nov 2006

This study of 40 New Zealand mothers explored their ideas, beliefs and values around the roles of mothers, parents and formal childcare in meeting the care needs of children, and how that relates to decisions about labour force participation for mothers. The study also provides information...

Document type: Report
Size: 319.66 KB
1 Nov 2006

Parenthood and migration are both major life events which, while stressful, can be mediated effectively with appropriate support. International research indicates that parenting in a new country without support, networks or access to information creates additional stressors.

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Document type: Report
Size: 248.82 KB
1 Oct 2006

This submission opposed the Principles of the Treaty of Waitangi Deletion Bill which aimed to remove from all statutes and regulations all references to the the principles of the Treaty.

The Families Commission opposed the Bill because it had the potential to negatively...

Document type: Submission
Size: 128.37 KB
1 Oct 2006

The Families Commission Statement of Intent states that the “adjustment and settlement of refugee and migrant families” is one of the key issues facing New Zealand in the next five years (Families Commission 2005:15). The aim of this report is to document the experiences of new migrant...

Document type: Report
Size: 285.23 KB
Last update: 25 Feb 2018