Projects tagged with Crime & Safety
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19 Sep 2013
with: NZ Police
The new Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 states that when developing a draft or provisional Local Alcohol Policy, a Territorial Authority must consider a range of factors set out in the Act, including the nature and severity of the alcohol-related problems arising in the district. To that end, Police (along with Licensing...
Attitudes and Behaviour Towards Alcohol Survey 2009-2011: Report 1.3 – Attitudes and opinions (adults, 18 years and over)
A number of reports on the Alcohol Behaviour and Attitudes Survey (ABAS) conducted between 2009–2011 for adults (aged 18 and over) are now available (www.hpa.org.nz/research-library/research-publications). These reports provide a...
HPA commissioned the Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation group (SHORE) from Massey University in July 2011 to examine changes over time in alcohol drinking patterns and alcohol-related harm for women. This report presents a series of analyses summarising trends over time for alcohol consumption...
Topics: Support Groups, Policy, Behaviour Management, Children, Youth, Quality of Life, Evaluation, Crime & Safety
This snapshot outlines the findings from an evaluation of the Military-style Activity Camp (MAC) programme undertaken by the Knowledge & Insights Group, Ministry of Social Development. The MAC programme, introduced in October 2010 as part of the Government’s Fresh Start reforms, targets 40 of the most...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Crime & Safety, Education & Training, Parenting, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Child Mortality, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Children, Youth
Poisoning has been defined as injury to, and destruction of, bodily cells through the ingestion, inhalation, injection or absorption of toxic substances (World Health Organization 2008). In Western countries there are two demographic peaks of poisoning activity and deaths. The first is unintentional exploratory poisonings, where...
In March 2012, HPA commissioned NIDEA to undertake research into the geographically-specific relationships between alcohol outlet density (by type of outlet) and social harms (specifically different types of police events, and motor vehicle crashes) in the North Island of New Zealand between 2006 and 2011. ...
30 Jun 2013
Topics: Evaluation, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Housing & Homelessness, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Children, Prisoners, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
This is the final report of a three-phased formative evaluation of the Mothers with Babies (MWB) units, undertaken for the Department of Corrections (the Department) from late 2011 to early 2013.
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Māori, Prisoners, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Issue one of Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal includes: Editorial - Ray Smith An evidence-base for reducing re-offending - Dr Carolina C. Lukkien and Dr Peter W. Johnston Getting the balance right -
with: Statistics New Zealand
Many New Zealanders are interested in how crime rates in their neighbourhood compare with rates in other parts of the country. At present, the main public source of information on geographical variation in crime is offence statistics for police areas and districts, available on the Statistics New Zealand and New Zealand Police...
with: NZ Police
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...
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