Research evidence

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9 Jul 2015
This provides a summary of the research findings in the Families and Whānau Status Report 2015. In the 2015 report, we present New Zealand family and whānau well-being indicators using family and whānau frameworks developed for this purpose.  The findings have implications across the social sector...
Document type: Research Summary
Size: 169.53 KB
9 Jul 2015
This report complements the Families and Whānau Status Report 2015. It provides detailed information about how well-being indicators were selected, the full range of responses for these indicators, and case study qualitative vignettes.
Document type: Report
Size: 928.36 KB
9 Jul 2015
This presents the Family Wellbeing and Whānau Rangatiratanga Frameworks used in the Families and Whānau Status Report 2015 and the Superu wellbeing research programme.
Document type: Fact Sheet
Size: 979.45 KB
9 Jul 2015
This presents a high level demographic overview of the family types used in the Families and Whānau Status Report 2015. It is based on 2013 New Zealand Census of Population and Dwelling's data.
Document type: Fact Sheet
Size: 7.09 MB
8 Jul 2015
This brief annotated bibliography complements the What Works: Improving outcomes for children with a parent in prison publication. It outlines selected literature and is intended as a starting point for those interested in knowing more about the effects of parental incarceration on children and...
Document type: Annotated Bibliography
Size: 229.99 KB
22 Jun 2015
This paper presents what we know about interventions and strategies to improve outcomes for children with gang-involved parents. The findings of this paper indicate that comprehensive, multi-faceted interventions are more likely than narrowly focused approaches to be effective in addressing the...
Document type: Research Summary
Size: 263.74 KB
9 Jun 2015
This report is part of the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study and was prepared by the University of Auckland. Parental leave, particularly if paid, is associated with improved maternal and child health outcomes and a priority for overcoming health inequalities. Parents with no or limited...
Document type: Research Summary
Size: 553.4 KB
4 Jun 2015
This paper presents what we know about interventions and strategies to improve outcomes for children with a parent in prison. It also shines a light on the wide range of negative impacts that children with a parent in prison experience, including long term poor health, educational and social...
Document type: What Works
Size: 235.6 KB
19 May 2015
What Works: Parenting Programmes Effective with Whānau has been designed for policy analysts, programme developers and/or funders to provide information on kaupapa Māori and culturally adapted parenting and whanau development programmes, to inform policy and programme development. Kaupapa Māori...
Document type: What Works
Size: 241.11 KB
19 May 2015
In 2012 the Prime Minister’s Youth Mental Health Project (YMHP) was established as a response to the concerns about mental health vulnerability among young people. The YMHP is intended to promote the mental health and wellbeing of young people (aged 12-19 years) with, or at risk of developing, mild...
Document type: Research Summary
Size: 103.86 KB
Last update: 31 Mar 2017