Our work


  • Fact sheets »

    Quick, simple explanations of our key work areas and tools

  • Guidance »

    How-to guides for beginners, staff and technical specialists in the social system and related areas

  • Our publications »

    We produce a variety of reports to present new insights, document our analytical methods, and evaluate the results of programmes and projects.


  • How we can help »

    The SIA’s role is to support the social sector to improve decision making. One way that we’re doing this is by developing tools, products and guides for organisations to use...

  • About the Social Investment Agency »

    The Social Investment Agency (SIA), launched on 1 July 2017, is responsible for overseeing and coordinating government’s approach to social investment. The SIA works with agencies and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs),...

  • Visit The Hub – NZ’s social science library »

    The Hub is a one-stop-shop for New Zealand government social science research.