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Families & Whānau
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15 May 2017
At the request of the Minister for Social Development, Superu commissioned research on the importance of resilience in helping children and adults respond to adversity. Our research specifically looks at how many at-risk children go on to achieve good employment and education outcomes, and investigates the key factors that contribute to...
12 May 2017
This report is part of the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study and was prepared by the University of Auckland. It focuses on the children from the study as they get ready to start school. The biggest shift for most children is that they now attend early childhood education, and most are reported to be generally happy and healthy...
4 May 2017
This case study details the outcomes evaluation undertaken with Barnardos in Whangarei on its in-home parenting programme. The evaluation focused on how well the programme met its objectives in changing clients’ lives for the better (ie effectiveness).
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 Gisborne Taranaki Manawatu-Whanganui Wellington Marlborough & Nelson West Coast & Tasman Canterbury Otago Southland Our regional data about families and...
This report outlines Superu’s framework for measuring whānau wellbeing and the critical thinking behind it. It discusses why these measures are important and how they can ultimately improve the wellbeing of Māori.
Formative evaluation of the Whānau Ora commissioning agency model : an independent evaluation report
The aim of the formative evaluation is to examine how well the Whānau Ora commissioning model is working across the three agencies. It addresses the key question, “How well has commissioning, as a model (or approach), positioned each agency to achieve the Whānau Ora outcomes?” The focus of this evaluation is on the model – and not the...
The Green Prescription (GRx) Active Families programme has grown out of the nationwide GRx initiative for adults, responding to requests from primary care for something similar for children and young people. There are 15 contract holders throughout NZ. There must be commitment from the family for involvement in the programme and a...
19 Apr 2016
Identifying stepfamilies in longitudinal data describes how we developed a methodological process for identifying stepfamilies in longitudinal data through an analysis of family transitions. We used a large-scale, representative sample of New Zealanders to validate the methodological process, and to provide prevalence estimates of people...
Impact of the Family Start Home Visiting Programme on Outcomes for Mothers and Children: A Quasi-Experimental Study
Topics: Research, Social Services, Early Childhood Education, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Child Mortality, Pregnancy, Children, Women
Family Start workers make regular home visits and, using a structured program, seek to improve parenting capability and practice. Workers also actively work to promote breastfeeding, reduce home hazards, connect infants to immunisation and primary health services, promote children’s participation in early childhood education, and connect...
Topics: Evaluation, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga
The Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (Superu) commissioned the Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited (ESR) to develop and test a systems approach to measure the effectiveness of the ‘whole-of-system’ response to prevent family violence. This project was commissioned to support current efforts to design and...
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