Projects tagged with Crime & Safety
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The latest New Zealand Arrestee Drug Use Monitoring Programme Report (NZ-ADUM) has found that 41 % of people detained by police had been drinking prior to their arrest. The NZ-ADUM study is an annual Massey University study that has been funded by Police since 2010. During the 2013 study 848 detainees were...
30 Apr 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Prisons, Victims, Education & Training, Literacy & Numeracy, Prisoners, Women, Quality of Life
Volume 2 Issue 1 of Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal includes: Editorial - Liz Morgan How Corrections measures progress towards its 25 percent reducing re-offending target - Peter W. Johnston Review of...
Restorative Justice is internationally recognised as one of the most powerful tools available to authorities in the justice sector who are seeking to re-empower the victims of crime, and discourage future offending by those who have committed crimes. Previous research in New Zealand showed that 74% of victims...
17 Mar 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Victims, Employment & Labour, Social Security & Welfare, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
Over the past few years the NZ Police Workplace Survey has helped provide valuable insight into the climate of our organisation. It has provided a focus for discussion around the perceptions and opinions of staff across a range of areas and issues. As an organisation, level of engagement has become an...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Bullying, Crime & Safety, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Victims, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Policy, Migrants, Labour force
Although New Zealand has long depended on immigrant settlers to supplement the national supply of labour, there has been a substantial increase recently in the number of temporary migrants arriving. Temporary migrants play an important role in the labour market, participating in both skilled and unskilled...
The Defendant Centred Courtroom (DCC) pilot trialed a reconfigured District Court courtroom where defendants who are not in custody sit or stand beside their counsel at the front of the court instead of standing in the dock. It is anticipated that placing the defendant at the centre of the courtroom will make the court process...
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, International students
This report outlines what is known about the extent to which international students are working in non-compliant employment, possible reasons why that is occurring and a summary of the steps being taken to address it. Non-compliant employment in relation to international students is defined as employment where...
The effectiveness of alcohol pricing policies: Reducing harmful alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm
This report investigates the potential impact and effectiveness of a minimum price regime in reducing harmful alcohol consumption. The study was conducted as part of the Government’s consideration of measures to reform New Zealand’s alcohol laws.
Topics: Evaluation, Crime & Safety, Employment & Labour, Primary Education, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Children
This report presents the findings of ERO's 2013 evaluation of how schools ensure student safety when recruiting and managing staff.
This report aims to assess the traffic crash risk over the Christmas/New Year holiday period (henceforth referred to as the Christmas holiday period) 2013/14. The analysis in this report compares data from previous Christmas holiday periods against year round results based on a daily average, using the full...
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