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27 Jun 2017

The Families and Whānau Status Report 2017 looks at the pivotal role that families and whānau hold within our society.

It's the fifth in a series of annual reports which provide an essential background to any study, process or programme involving...

Document type: Report
Size: 2.92 MB
3 Apr 2017

This publication summarises the research report Subjective whānau wellbeing in Te Kupenga, which was the first national survey of Māori wellbeing undertaken by Statistics New...

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 766.9 KB
30 Mar 2015

 Many parenting programmes are effective and support family wellbeing by improving parenting practices and thereby reducing the risks associated with child maltreatment.

The review found:

  • There are many effective parenting programmes and...
Document type: What Works
Size: 277.75 KB
9 Feb 2017

Superu has published research on where people went when they went off a benefit.

The research looked at 140,000 people who moved off a benefit from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011. This period was chosen because it allowed a two-year follow-up period that was not affected by...

Document type: Report
Size: 1.67 MB
9 Feb 2017

Superu has published research on where people went when they went off a benefit.

The research looked at 140,000 people who moved off a benefit from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011. This period was chosen because it allowed a two-year follow-up period that was not affected by...

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 467.53 KB
9 Feb 2017

Superu commissioned Taylor Fry to undertake research on where people went when they went off a benefit.

The research looked at 140,000 people who moved off a benefit from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011. This period was chosen because it allowed a two-year follow-up period...

2017
Document type: Appendices
Size: 424.1 KB
9 Aug 2017

At the request of the Minister of Justice, Superu commissioned an evaluation of the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilots being run in Christchurch and Waikato. The pilots began in July 2016 (Christchurch) and October 2016 (Waikato).

This research was commissioned from...

Document type: Report
Size: 2 MB
17 Aug 2017

The transition to school is an important milestone for young children with impacts on later outcomes. Transition is more likely to be successful if a preschooler participates in high-quality early childhood education. This includes the amount of time spent reading books at home with...

Document type: Fact Sheet
Size: 273.23 KB
23 Sep 2011

This paper reports on the Families Commission’s work on early intervention with families and whānau.

We have focused on early intervention services and programmes that provide care, support and education services for young children (birth to five years), sometimes in...

Document type: Research Summary
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13 Jun 2017

This 'What works for children exposed to family violence?' brings together evidence about the best interventions which make a positive difference to these children’s lives.

The main highlight of this paper is that the harm caused by family...

Document type: What Works
Size: 992.49 KB
Last update: 27 May 2019