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4 Jun 2008
Portrait of Health is the first release of key descriptive findings from the 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey. Analyses have been presented by gender, age group, ethnic group, neighbourhood deprivation and regional area where possible. Results are compared with earlier surveys where possible for the total population and for...

Feb 2011
Over the last 10 years, almost a million tertiary education qualifications have been awarded to New Zealanders. One-third of these were bachelors or higher qualifications. This report looks at whether rates of achievement have been improving and whether there are differences in achievement for men and women,...

Jul 2012
This report, commissioned by the Ministry of Health, looks at the ages, sex, ethnicity and deprivation level of people admitted to hospital for dental care. Data was obtained primarily from the national data held by the Ministry for the 20-year period between 1990 and 2009.

Mar 2010
A working paper prepared by the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, March 2010.

Nov 2008
The best evidence syntheses (BESs) bring together research evidence about ‘what works’ for diverse (all) learners in education. Recent BESs each include a number of cases that describe actual examples of professional practice and then analyse the findings. These cases support educators to grasp the big ideas behind effective...

Dec 2007
This report provides a synthesis of the findings about the educational achievement of boys in New Zealand.  The report updates our knowledge of boys’ participation, engagement and achievement in schooling, in particular, secondary schooling. The results from national and international assessment surveys show...

May 2012
The New Zealand Human Rights Commission’s decision to hold this Inquiry was prompted by two significant concerns. The first relates to the low pay, the undervaluing, and the pay disparity for many thousands of New Zealanders, the vast majority of them women, working in the aged care sector. The second relates to the nexus...

Aug 2011
This research describes the kinds of initiatives that were perceived by community members and service providers as working well in refugee and migrant communities and the conditions that encourage them to flourish. The report presents two case studies of community initiatives addressing family violence in refugee and migrant...

Minister for Women Louise Upston has submitted the Government’s latest report to the United Nations on New Zealand’s efforts to eliminate discrimination against women. New Zealand is required to periodically report on the country’s performance under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (...

Nov 2010
This is the fourth benchmark report written and published by the New Zealand Human Rights Commission. It expands the coverage of women in public and professional life and for the first time adds women’s representation in accountancy, profiles achievers in agri-business, and reports on women’s status in teaching. Other new items...

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