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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Document type: What Works
Size: 235.6 KB
19 May 2015

The Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (Superu) is leading an evaluation of the Youth Mental Health Project (YMHP). Initiated in April 2012, the YMHP consists of 26 initiatives focused on 12- to 19-year-olds. The initiatives aim to prevent mental health problems, increase...

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 111.83 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...

Document type: What Works
Size: 241.11 KB
Last update: 12 Dec 2017