Projects tagged with Families & Whānau
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11 Apr 2014
The Well Child / Tamariki Ora programme is a package of health services offered to all New Zealand families and whānau for children from birth to years years. The Handbook helps and supports all providers who deliver Well Child / Tamariki Ora services in accordance with the Well Child / Tamariki Ora schedule. ...
The Whānau Advisory Group (WAG) initiative aspires to foster quality engagement between schools and their Māori communities in order to improve Māori student achievement. This report examines the impact of the Whānau Advisory Group initiative in fostering quality engagement between schools and the Māori...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Security & Welfare, Families & Whānau, Households, Policy, Older People, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
The Household Incomes Report provides information on the material wellbeing of New Zealanders as indicated by their household incomes from all sources from 1982 to 2013. The report uses data from Statistics New Zealand’s 2012-13 Household Economic Survey (HES) to update the previous report in the series which...
Family Violence Indicators: Can national administrative data sets be used to measure trends in family violence in New Zealand?
5 Mar 2014
with: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu , Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Research, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Victims, Social Security & Welfare, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Healthcare, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Youth
Good quality, reliable outcome indicators can be used to monitor trends, identify emerging problems, create awareness, guide legislative and policy reforms, and ensure adequate provision of services. This report assesses whether the administrative data sources collected by the Ministries of Health, Justice,...
with: Ministry for Women
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Families & Whānau, Single Parents, Teen Pregnancy, Māori, Pacific People, Women, Culture, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
This paper looks at improving the economic independence of women with low or no qualifications; women who are not in education, training or employment; and Māori and Pacific women.
with: Statistics New Zealand
The aim of the paper Options for meeting longitudinal information needs: A preliminary investigation is to identify the main future requirements for longitudinal data for research and policy purposes, and to discuss how well existing data sources could meet these requirements, as well as options for...
14 Jan 2014
Topics: Kaupapa Māori, Research, Community Development, Family Violence, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Policy, Healthcare, Mental Health, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
This report is an independent review of the health and social needs of Chatham Islanders.
with: Ministry for Women
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Inequality, Unemployment, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Single Parents, Policy, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status
It is tempting for policy-makers to subtract young mothers aged 15 to 24 from the NEET group, assuming young mothers have intentionally disengaged with employment, education and training due to their involvement in a caregiving role. This paper tests this assumption and identifies that not all NEET young mothers are out of the...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Law & Justice, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Diet & Nutrition, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications, Social Media
The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) monitors parents and caregivers’ opinions on food marketing to children in the Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS). Results from the 2012 HLS are presented below. Parents and caregivers were asked how much they generally support or oppose a ban on food advertising at times when children watch TV...
A validation and norming study of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire in the New Zealand context
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Healthcare, Mental Health, Asian, Māori, Pacific People
The B4 School Check (B4SC) is a free health and development check provided for all children as soon as possible after they turn four years old. The B4SC includes a range of assessments and tools, including vision and hearing testing and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ). The SDQ is a short...
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