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Complex social issues need good-quality evidence. Decision-makers need to know what works.

Our purpose is to increase the use of evidence by people across the social sector so that they make better decisions – about funding, policies or services – to improve the lives of New Zealand's communities, families and whānau.

What works: Improving outcomes for children of gang-involved parents

22 Jun 2015

This paper presents what we know about interventions and strategies to improve outcomes for children with gang-involved parents. The findings of this paper indicate that comprehensive, multi-faceted interventions are more likely than narrowly focused approaches to be effective in addressing the social harms associated with gangs, including improving outcomes for the children of gang-involved...

Search social science research on the Hub

19 Jun 2015

The Hub is a one-stop-shop for New Zealand social science government research related to education, health and wellbeing, crime and justice, families, children and young people. You can search by...

Improving outcomes for children with a parent in prison

3 Jun 2015

Today Superu released a new research publication titled What Works: Improving outcomes for children with a parent in prison. It is estimated that 20,000 New Zealand children are affected by parental...

Seminar: Te Puawaitanga o nga whanau - Six markers of flourishing whanau

29 May 2015

Superu warmly invites you to its fourth seminar for 2015. Seminar topic: Te Puawaitanga o nga whanau - Six markers of flourishing whanau Presented by: Dr Te Kani Kingi, Massey University Superu is...

Last update: 29 Jun 2015