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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...
Topics: Research, Housing & Homelessness, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
Two’s a crowd: Living alone in New Zealand explores the socio-economic characteristics and social well-being of New Zealanders who live alone, using data from the 1986–2013 Censuses and 2014 New Zealand General Social Survey (NZGSS). In 2013, 11 percent of New Zealand’s population, or 355,000 people, lived alone. Age, marital status,...
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 developed...
17 Dec 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Social Impact, Impact on Education, Whānau, Children, Youth, Arts and Culture, Socio-economic status
Sistema is a social intervention programme working in many countries based on the El Sistema model, initiated in Venezuela in 1975. The programme uses music as a vehicle for social transformation by assisting the students involved to improve their educational and social outcomes. Sistema Aotearoa is a pilot programme operating in Otara...
Topics: Research, Education & Training, Te Āo Māori, Tikanga, Wānanga, Māori, Socio-economic status, Culture, Language
This report provides descriptive breakdowns of the relationships between having studied at a wānanga and language, culture and socio-economic wellbeing. The appendix to the report provides further analysis controlling for background characteristics of wānanga students, which confirms the descriptive analysis in the main part of this...
Ministry of Social Development: MSD, Ministry of Education: MoE, Inland Revenue Department: IRD, Statistics New Zealand
Topics: Monitoring, Income & Wealth, Social Impact, Tertiary Education, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Socio-economic status
The Student Loan Scheme Annual Report has been tabled in Parliament each year since 2001 and provides public accountability information to government and New Zealanders to show that the scheme is achieving its primary objective – ensuring that tertiary education is financially attainable to all New Zealanders. Each report provides...
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Housing & Homelessness, Social Impact, Social Security & Welfare, Households, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This rapid review adds to the knowledge base of evidence informing services and programmes for social housing. Specifically, what the outcomes are for social housing tenants relative to the proportion of social housing in an area. Neighbourhood Social Mix and Outcomes for Social Housing Tenants: Rapid Review found that the relationship...
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Children, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This At a Glance highlights findings from the Growing Up in New Zealand publication Vulnerability Report 2: Transitions in exposure to vulnerability in the first 1000 days of life. The report focuses on children’s exposure to vulnerability in early life and factors associated with transitions into and out of vulnerability. It also...
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 data...
Topics: Research, Housing & Homelessness, Inequality, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, 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 2014. The report uses data from Statistics New Zealand’s 2013-14 Household Economic Survey (HES) to update the previous report in the series which had information to 2013. The...
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