Projects tagged with Policy and Families & Whānau
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This annual report is the 15th in a series that examines trends in temporary and permanent migration to and from New Zealand. The report updates trends to 2014/15 and compares recent immigration patterns with patterns identified in previous years.
15 Sep 2015
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Families & Whānau, Households, Policy
Renting was previously a stepping stone between living with your parents and home-ownership. For some, renting is a strategic choice; giving them flexibility and the freedom to move. This report is not about those people. This report is about the people who have limited choices: families no longer able to...
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Education & Training, Policy, International students, Migrants, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
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...
Using the International Growth Fund (IGF) to assist high-growth firms to internationalise was one of the actions identified by the government’s Business Growth Agenda as contributing to the high-level initiative of helping businesses internationalise and the goal of increasing the ratio of exports to GDP to 40 per cent by 2025....
The Canterbury Work Rights (CWR) Initiative came into force on 27 August 2012. The initiative trialled the extension of eligibility for part-time work rights for English language and foundation students in Canterbury. The objectives of the CWR initiative were to support the Canterbury International Education Strategy’s focus on...
15 Apr 2014
Attracting and retaining international students is one of the New Zealand Government’s key priorities. The Settlement, Protection and Attraction Branch of Immigration New Zealand, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is currently working on expanding the information that it provides to international students about...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Bullying, Crime & Safety, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Victims, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Policy, Migrants, Labour force
Although New Zealand has long depended on immigrant settlers to supplement the national supply of labour, there has been a substantial increase recently in the number of temporary migrants arriving. Temporary migrants play an important role in the labour market, participating in both skilled and unskilled...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Housing & Homelessness, Policy, Hazards
This report presents and summarises findings from an evaluation of the Financial Assistance Package (FAP) for leaky homes. It has been written by the Infrastructure and Resource Markets Research, Evaluation and Analysis team within the Strategy and Governance group of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)....
Topics: Literature review, Research, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Social Services, Natural Disasters, Local Government, Policy
Recent earthquakes in the greater Christchurch area have raised concerns about housing availability for people resident in the area. This report from the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) responds to those concerns by summarising the available evidence on recent housing pressures in the greater...
Topics: Research, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Victims, Housing & Homelessness, Environment, Natural Disasters, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Local Government, Policy
The New Zealand Department of Building and Housing (DBH – now the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, or MBIE) is carrying out a review of earthquake prone building (EPB) policy settings and their implementation. As an input to that review, DBH commissioned this “Risk Framework” document from Tony Taig of TTAC Ltd (...
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