Projects tagged with Poverty & Child Poverty
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Topics: Literature review, Methodology, Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
The Living Standards research is an ongoing research programme that aims to develop a comprehensive description of the living standards of New Zealanders using non-income measures of material wellbeing and hardship. Policy makers, researchers, community groups, government agencies and citizens more generally have a strong...
with: Statistics New Zealand
Investigating different measures of energy hardship in New Zealand explores options for developing a measure of energy hardship. In this report, energy hardship refers to households that cannot afford to heat their homes adequately, or afford other basic energy services, for example,...
The Child Poverty Monitor and this Technical Report provide data on a set of indicators that assess aspects of child poverty in New Zealand and their implications for child wellbeing. In it are data on income and non-income measures of poverty, including measures that reflect increasing levels of severity....
9 Jul 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Poverty & Child Poverty, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Healthcare, Whānau, Children, Māori, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
The Families and Whānau Status Report is a series that aims to enrich our understanding of family and whānau wellbeing. Measuring family wellbeing is complicated, not just because there is no universally agreed definition of what we mean by family or wellbeing, but also...
Topics: Research, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Migrants, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Discrimination
In 2013, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) commenced a programme of research on vulnerable temporary migrant workers. The first phase involved a review of New Zealand and international literature on the vulnerability of temporary migrant workers (Yuan, Cain and Spoonley, 2014) and an analysis of existing...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Advocacy, Peer Support, Support Groups, Community Development, Voluntary & Community, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Family Violence, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Poverty & Child Poverty, Natural Disasters, Sustainability, Transport, Healthcare, Mental Health, Arts and Culture, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Resilience, Socio-economic status, Sport & Recreation
The CERA Wellbeing Survey is an opportunity for residents of greater Christchurch to say how they're going and what they think about the earthquake recovery. It's conducted every six months by CERA and partner agencies with the participation of a random selection of around 2,500 greater Christchurch residents.
12 Feb 2015
Topics: Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Services, Unemployment, Emissions, Transport, Families & Whānau, Behaviour Management, Healthcare, Obesity, Whānau, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Youth, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Discrimination
This report highlights the impact obesity has on our economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being. At an individual and family level it can affect our income levels, educational achievement, self-esteem and social participation. As a society it affects how our taxes are used in government subsidies and even...
Topics: Evaluation, Peer Support, Self-Advocacy, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Retirement, Social Security & Welfare, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Financial literacy, is defined by the Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement Income (CFLRI) as "the ability to make informed judgements and effective decisions regarding the use and management of money. It is about having financial knowledge and the understanding, confidence and motivation to make...
Topics: Research, Self-Advocacy, Community Development, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Unemployment, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Policy, Mental Health, Resilience
Many New Zealand families are on a low income; some of these families manage to meet their everyday needs while others do not. For example, less than a half of those in the bottom income decile, and a third in the second lowest decile, report that their income is inadequate to meet their everyday needs. The...
Topics: Research, Not for profit, Law & Justice, Victims, Poverty & Child Poverty, Education & Training, Policy, Gambling
Preventing and minimising the harm associated with problem gambling is a key element of the regulatory framework for gambling. Much of the intervention in this area is focused on identifying individuals who are problem gamblers or at risk of becoming a problem gambler. Accordingly casino and class 4 operators...
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