Projects tagged with Governance & Kaitiakitanga
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The key audit matters for 2016 are those that are complex, have a high degree of uncertainty, or are otherwise important to the public, such as the cost of rebuilding Canterbury. Accounting for and reporting on the above matters is not straightforward, not least because of the judgements, estimates, and assumptions underpinning...
In Focus: Standards of evidence for understanding what works: International experiences and prospects for Aotearoa New Zealand
Good intentions for social interventions are not always enough. Decision-makers need quality evidence to know whether the products or services they develop, invest in or deliver make a positive difference. The topic of what works (and what does not) is not widely discussed in New Zealand. But this situation is...
State of Care 2016 is an annual report based on our independent monitoring of Child, Youth and Family’s policies, practices and services. It includes feedback from children and young people about their experiences in the system.
The theme for our 2014/15 work programme was Governance and accountability. Our dedication to transparency and accountability helps to make our country’s public sector management special. Public sector accountability is built on principles of transparency, integrity, and fairness....
Tertiary Education System and Student Support is the last of five reports replacing Profile & Trends: New Zealand's Tertiary Education Sector. The new Profile & Trends series has been published throughout the year as...
Topics: Evaluation, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga
The Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (Superu) commissioned the Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited (ESR) to develop and test a systems approach to measure the effectiveness of the ‘whole-of-system’ response to prevent family violence. This project was commissioned to support...
Effective Community-level change: What makes community-level initiatives effective and how can government best support them?
with: Ministry of Social Development: MSD, Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu (Legally known as the Families Commission)
Topics: Literature review, Research, Community Development, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Local Government
Community-level initiatives have been widely implemented in New Zealand and overseas. However, there is a lack of robust quantitative evidence on whether community-level initiatives are effective in achieving their outcomes. The purpose of the research was to draw together existing evidence to provide insights about what works...
The Canterbury earthquakes in 2010 and 2011 destroyed large parts of Christchurch and the Canterbury region. Since then, central and local government have been leading a programme of recovery that includes many projects to rebuild essential facilities and infrastructure. These projects are taking place in a...
This report sets out the results of my audit of the Financial Statements of the Government of New Zealand for the year ended 30 June 2015 (the Government's financial statements) and of carrying out the Controller function. Both are essential components of New Zealand's public financial management system.
with: Ministry of Social Development: MSD, Ministry of Education: MoE, Inland Revenue Department: IRD, Statistics New Zealand
Topics: Monitoring, Income & Wealth, Tertiary Education, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Socio-economic status
The Student Loan Scheme Annual Report has been tabled in Parliament each year since 2001 and provides public accountability information to government and New Zealanders to show that the scheme is achieving its primary objective – ensuring that tertiary education is financially attainable to all New Zealanders. Each report...
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