Projects tagged with Race & Ethnicity
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Explaining ethnic disparities in bachelor’s qualifications: participation, retention and completion in New Zealand
There are substantial ethnic gaps in higher education in NZ, despite more than a decade of considerable policy effort aimed at this concern. This study uses newly linked administrative data to examine the underachievement of Māori and Pasifika relative to Europeans. We follow a population cohort born between 1990 and 1994 from...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Families & Whānau, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Relationships, Single Parents, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
Here you’ll find regional data on the wellbeing of families and whānau across the different regions of New Zealand: National Northland Auckland Waikato Bay of Plenty Hawke’s Bay
18 Apr 2016
with: Statistics New Zealand
Topics: Literature review, Hapū, Iwi, Whakapapa, Māori, Urban, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Race & Ethnicity
This literature review presents an analysis of contemporary Māori social organisation – within the framework of traditional Mäori groupings. Māori culture and society is organised around the principles of kinship as reflected through the whanau, hapū, and iwi groupings. Although hapū are generally understood to be smaller...
Topics: Evaluation, Diet & Nutrition, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
The Health Star Rating (HSR) is a new voluntary front-of-pack labelling system developed for use in New Zealand and Australia. It takes the guesswork out of reading nutrition labels and allows consumers to make better informed, healthier choices quickly and easily when comparing similar packaged foods. The HSR system was...
Topics: Research, Voluntary & Community, Māori, Pacific People, Youth, Arts and Culture, Culture, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
Attitudes, attendance and participation in 2014. This three-yearly research began in 2005 and was repeated in 2008, 2011 and 2014. It delivers on-going information to the arts sector about New Zealanders’ level of involvement in, and attitudes towards, the arts.
23 Mar 2015
with: NZ Police
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, 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...
16 Jan 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Parenting, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Teen Pregnancy, Children, Māori, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Race & Ethnicity
Policymakers in New Zealand have been concerned by the teenage birth rate for many years. Cross-country comparisons indicate that New Zealand has a higher rate of teenage births than other comparable countries, except for the United States (see section 2 below). In 2012, in response to a ministerial request, the Families...
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Education & Training, Pacific People, Labour force, Race & Ethnicity
The two research studies below explore how to increase Pasifika participation in high-growth and high-demand industries, and professional development needs to improve Pasifika learner outcomes. These two reports complement the TEC’s ‘Doing Better for Pasifika’, which identifies good practice on what works best...
30 Jun 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Research, Retirement, Ageing, Healthcare, Older People, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
This report presents key findings about three aspects of oral health in advanced age; denture use, chewing difficulty and use of the dentist. Findings are from a population-based sample of Māori (aged 80 to 90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years), living in the Bay of Plenty, who are taking part in a...
20 Jun 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Monitoring, Leadership, Disease, Healthcare, Māori, Equity, Race & Ethnicity
Equity of Health Care for Māori: A framework guides health practitioners, health organisations and the health system to achieve equitable health care for Māori. There are three actions that support the framework. Leadership: by championing the provision of high quality health care...
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