Welcome to Superu's website

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.

Superu Children and Families Research Fund

24 Nov 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 Up in New Zealand (GUiNZ) study. It provides researchers with an opportunity to explore and shape social policy that supports children and their families, whānau and communities. Applications close...

Family Violence Research

11 Nov 2016

In November we put a spotlight on family violence in support of the White Ribbon Campaign. Get up-to-date research and data on family...

Our Christmas hours

7 Dec 2016

Our office will close on Friday 23 December 2016 and reopen on Wednesday 4 January 2017.

We wish everyone a safe and happy Christmas and festive season, and we look forward to working with...

Evaluation Capacity Tools for NGOs

1 Sep 2016

Evaluation is about systematically and rigorously assessing the value (merit, worth and importance) of something of interest (e.g. an organisation, programme or project).

NGOs can use the...

Last update: 7 Dec 2016