We produce a variety of reports to present new insights, document our analytical methods, and evaluate the results of programmes and projects.
What you told us
Findings of the ‘Your voice, your data, your say’ engagement on social wellbeing and the protection and use of data.
From listening to learning
The steps we took to analyse and sum up what we heard from 'Your voice, your data, your say' engagement on investing for social wellbeing and the protection and use of data.
Are we making a difference in the lives of New Zealanders – how will we know?
We’re developing a new approach to analyse the impact of social services on the wellbeing of New Zealanders. This can help funders, providers and others understand whether these services are making a genuine and lasting difference to people’s lives, and inform better decisions about where to focus effort to improve people’s wellbeing.
Measuring the wellbeing impacts of public policy: social housing
Our new working paper 'Measuring the wellbeing impacts of public policy: social housing' examines the impact of placement in social housing on peoples’ wellbeing. The paper tests a novel method of combining administrative and survey data to connect wellbeing measures with social service usage and includes preliminary results.
Your voice, your data, your say: Summary engagement update part B
Included in this update is a summary of what we heard from service users and dedicated Māori and Pacific hui participants between 4th August and 7th September.
Your voice, your data, your say: Summary engagement update part A
Included in this update is a summary of what we heard from non-government organisations (NGOs)/service providers, regional government agency staff and a number of government agencies at a national level between 31st May and 3rd August.
Social housing test case
We've completed our first social investment test case: social housing. We crunched the numbers on social housing to help understand what benefits there are for those living in a social house.