Tools & Resources

Here you’ll find useful information about research and evaluation, and tools so you can find other resources.

Guide to using Administrative Data

A short and practical user guide explaining how organisations can best use administrative data.

Evidence Rating Scale

This is a framework which allows assessment of the quality of evidence on programme effectiveness.

Evaluation Capacity Tools

NGOs can use the toolkit on this page to build their capacity for evaluation.

Search the Hub

The Hub is a one-stop-shop for New Zealand social science government research related to education, health and wellbeing, crime and justice, families, children and young people.

Learn about Evaluation Principles & Practices

These principles and standards frame expectations for evaluation processes, practices and products and ultimately assist policy and programme development and delivery.

Links to other organisations

We have curated a list of websites in areas such as social science information and networking, overseas research and evaluation organisations, and other links you may find useful.

Read our publishing protocol

Research and evaluation conducted by and for government should represent excellence in social science. We have developed a protocol for the publication of government social research and evaluation.

Last update: 10 Apr 2017