Welcome to Superu's website

Superu is a government agency that focuses on what works to improve the lives of families, children and whānau. They are at the centre of what we do.

We work closely with decision-makers in the social sector – the people who develop, fund, deliver, research and evaluate social policies and programmes – so that they can have the good-quality evidence needed to help solve complex social issues.

Family wellbeing in the regions – media releases

13 Feb 2017

This regional information is based on the data published in our Families and Whānau Status Reports, which look at the make-up and wellbeing of New Zealand families and whānau. Our families and whānau research is a multi-year project, for which we publish a technical report with a different theme in June each year. In 2015, we included wellbeing indicators for the first time, and in...

Superu Children and Families Research Fund

16 Dec 2016

Applications are now open for the Superu Children and Families Research Fund.

The Fund is dedicated to funding policy-relevant research using external data from the Growing...

Save the date – Evidence to Action 2017 Conference

16 Dec 2016

We are pleased to announce that our Evidence to Action Conference 2017 will be held on 19 June 2017 in Wellington. Please save the date!

We are planning a very exciting line-up with lively...

Last update: 14 Feb 2017