Welcome to Superu's website

Superu was a government agency that focused on what works to improve the lives of families and whānau. 

We operated between 2004 and 2018 and closed on 30 June 2018 under the Families Commission Act Repeal Act.  

Here's where you'll find our work programmes

23 May 2018

We closed on Friday 29 June 2018. This decision was made by Cabinet in 2017 and formalised by the Families Commission Act Repeal Act in 2018. Many of our existing work programmes have gone to other government agencies. Find out where they've gone and who to contact. All our research is still available on The Hub.

Final Annual Report 2017-2018 is out

19 Oct 2018

Superu's final Annual Report was published on 19 October 2018. It features a foreword by the Families Commissioner, and it was submitted by the Ministry of Social Development's Chief Executive,...

Getting your organisation ready to do evaluations

24 May 2017

Get stuck into evaluation with our user-friendly, step-by-step guide to help your organisations become more evaluation focussed. This tool also considers Māori and Pacific perspectives.

Evidence at a glance

21 Nov 2017

Our ‘At a Glance’ series uses infographics to illustrate research findings or key information about a priority topic. These publications are a quick, easy introduction to an issue.

Last update: 19 Oct 2018