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17 Aug 2017

The transition to school is an important milestone for young children with impacts on later developmental outcomes. Transition is more likely to be successful if a preschooler participates in high-quality early childhood education. This includes the amount of time spent reading books at...

Document type: Fact Sheet
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9 Aug 2017

At the request of the Minister of Justice, Superu commissioned an evaluation of the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilots being run in Christchurch and Waikato. The pilots began in July 2016 (Christchurch) and October 2016 (Waikato).

This research was commissioned from...

Document type: Report
Size: 3.43 MB
20 Jul 2017

At the request of the Minister of Finance, we commissioned research into the cost of land use regulations on house prices in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown.

This research was commissioned from the

Document type: Report
Size: 3.9 MB
20 Jul 2017

At the request of the Minister of Finance, we commissioned research into the cost of land use regulations on house prices in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. This is a summary of the report.

This research was...

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 464.28 KB
19 Jul 2017

When thinking about the wellbeing of diverse families, it is important to consider the influence of cultural values, as these shape not only who is part of the family unit but also the overall levels of wellbeing of the family.

Knowing about the influence of cultural...

Document type: Fact Sheet
Size: 682.35 KB
27 Jun 2017

The Families and Whānau Status Report 2017 looks at the pivotal role that families and whānau hold within our society.

It's the fifth in a series of annual reports which provide an essential background to any study, process or programme involving...

Document type: Report
Size: 2.92 MB
27 Jun 2017

This is part of a suite of reports released as part of the Families and Whānau Status Report 2017.

Multiple disadvantage is measured and conceptualised in...

Document type: Report
Size: 225.33 KB
27 Jun 2017

This is part of a suite of reports released as part of the Families and Whānau Status Report 2017.

To analyse the prevalence and types of disadvantage faced...

Document type: Report
Size: 751.78 KB
27 Jun 2017

This is a summary of the Families and Whānau Status Report 2017.

The Report looks at the pivotal role that families and whānau hold within our society. It...

Document type: Research Summary
Size: 476.12 KB
13 Jun 2017

This 'What works for children exposed to family violence?' brings together evidence about the best interventions which make a positive difference to these children’s lives.

The main highlight of this paper is that the harm caused by family...

Document type: What Works
Size: 992.49 KB
Last update: 23 Aug 2017