Evaluation

Youth19 – Youth Voice Brief

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2020-08-12

For the first time in a Youth2000 survey, Youth19 included open text questions inviting students to express their own views on key issues. In this brief we summarise their responses…

Children & Youth Research & Evaluation
People and Society

A Youth19 Brief: Transgender and diverse gender students

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2021-04-11

One out of every 100 Youth19 participants identified as transgender or non-binary (1.0%). A further 0.6% reported that they were not sure of their gender. Three quarters (73%) of transgender…

Children & Youth Rainbow/LGBTIQA+
People and Society

A Youth19 Brief: Same-and multiple-sex attracted students

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2021-04-13

Sixteen out of every 100 Youth19 participants (16%) reported they were same- or multiple-sex attracted, not sure, or not attracted to any sex. Most of these students reported positive home…

Children & Youth Rainbow/LGBTIQA+ Mental Health
Te Ao Māori

A Youth19 Brief: Rangatahi Māori with a disability or chronic condition

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2021-06-16

Most rangatahi Māori with a disability or chronic condition reported positive family and school environments, high rates of volunteering and moderate or good health. However, members of this group also…

Children & Youth Disability
Te Ao Māori

A Youth19 Brief: Rainbow rangatahi Māori

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2021-06-18

Most Rainbow rangatahi Māori reported positive family and school environments, high rates of volunteering and moderate or good health. However, members of this group also reported major inequities compared to…

Children & Youth Rainbow/LGBTIQA+
Pacific Peoples

A Youth19 Brief: Pacific Rainbow young people

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2021-07-01

Most Pacific Rainbow young people reported positive family and school environments, high levels of volunteering and moderate or good health. However, members of this group also reported major inequities compared…

Children & Youth Rainbow/LGBTIQA+
Pacific Peoples

A Youth19 Brief: Pacific young people with a disability or chronic condition

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2021-07-01

Most Pacific young people with a disability or chronic condition reported positive family and school environments, high levels of volunteering and moderate or good health. However, members of this group…

Children & Youth Disability
People and Society

A Youth19 Brief: Rainbow young people with a disability or chronic condition

By: The Youth19 Research group
Published: 2021-07-01

Most Rainbow young people with a disability or chronic condition reported positive family and school environments. However, members of this group also reported very high rates of mental distress. Only…

Children & Youth Rainbow/LGBTIQA+ Disability
Technology

Youth19 – Digital Access Brief

By: Youth19 and The Adolescent Health Research Group
Published: 2021-08-05

This brief explores student access to digital devices such as laptops and smartphones, access to the internet, and access to devices in private.

Children & Youth Information Technology/Internet
Health

Youth19 – Gambling Brief

By: The Youth19 Researchers and The Adolescent
Published: 2021-09-17

About 1 in 3 NZ secondary school students have ever bet or gambled and 13% of these students want to cut down their gambling. This is about 1-2 students per…

Children & Youth Addiction - Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling
People and Society

Youth19: Safety & Violence

By: Youth19 and The Adolescent Health research Group
Published: 2021-10-13

All young people are entitled to be safe and free from abuse at home, in schools and in communities. These are basic human rights, which are important for immediate and…

Children & Youth Crime & Safety Family Violence & Abuse
People and Society

A Youth19 Brief: Young People with Disabilities

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2021-11-05

Most young people with disabilities reported positive family and school environments, high rates of volunteering, and moderate or good health. However, members of this group also reported major inequities compared…

Children & Youth Disability
Health

Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey Initial Findings: Introduction and Methods

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2020-08-12

This report describes the Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey (Youth19), how we ran the survey, who took part in it and how to use the findings. It is designed to be…

Sexual and Reproductive Health Children & Youth
Health

Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey Initial Findings: Substance Use

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2020-08-12

This report highlights findings from the Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey (Youth19) about smoking, vaping, alcohol use, and use of marijuana and other drugs. It is designed to be read with…

Substance Abuse Children & Youth
Health

Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey Initial Findings Hauora Hinengaro/Emotional and Mental Health

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2020-08-12

This report highlights the emotional and mental health findings from the Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey (Youth19). It is designed to be read with the Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey, Initial Findings:…

Children & Youth Mental Health
Health

Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey Initial Findings: Access to Health Services

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2020-09-09

This report highlights findings from the Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey (Youth19) about students’ access to health care services. It is designed to be read with the Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey,…

Children & Youth Health & Wellbeing
Health

Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey Initial Findings: Sexual and Reproductive Health of New Zealand Secondary School Students

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2020-11-20

This report highlights the sexual and reproductive health findings from the Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey (Youth19). It is designed to be read with the Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey, Initial Findings:…

Sexual and Reproductive Health Children & Youth
People and Society

Negotiating Multiple Identities: Intersecting Identities among Māori, Pacific, Rainbow and Disabled Young People

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2021-07-01

In this report we explore the wellbeing of Aotearoa New Zealand secondary school students with the following identities using data from the Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey:• Rainbow rangatahi Māori• Pacific…

Families, Whānau and Parenting Rainbow/LGBTIQA+ Mental Health
People and Society

Young people who have been involved with Oranga Tamariki – Home and Housing

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2021-09-01

This report provides data from the Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey (Youth19) about secondary school students who report they have been involved with Oranga Tamariki or Child Youth and Family Services…

Housing Insecurity Oranga Tamariki Families, Whānau and Parenting
People and Society

Young people who have been involved with Oranga Tamariki: Identity and Culture

By: The Youth19 Researcher Group
Published: 2021-09-01

This report provides data from the Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey (Youth19) about secondary school students who reported being involved with Oranga Tamariki or Child Youth and Family Services. Youth19 is…

Oranga Tamariki Identity Children & Youth
Arts and Culture

The Art of Social Connection: Exploring Former Refugee and Host Society Integration via a Collaborative, Participatory Painting Project in Wellington City

By: Amber Kale
Published: 2017-07-31

In light of the global humanitarian crisis, a climate of fear has arisen around refugees which is often exacerbated by the media perpetuating misinformation and negative stereotypes. Such misrepresentation is…

Environment

I just want to be myself: Rethinking Pacific climate change adaptation

By: Janie Walker
Published: 2020-12-01

After completing nine months cross-context research in Eastern Fiji, I wrote my Master’s thesis to answer this question: To what extent do local concerns, with regard to climate change, inform…

Climate Change Action Research
Ethnicity and Diversity

Participatory Action Research (PAR) with Assyrian Youth

By: Laura Armstrong, Amanda Leathers, Philippa Collie, Haji Koshin, Felicity Blakely, Marcela Markland, Phillip Pithyov, & Edwar Eshow.
Published: 2005-10-03

This report documents the experience of a group of researchers who started a Participatory Action Research (PAR) project with the Assyrian Youth community in Wellington. The objective of the project…

Children & Youth Migrants and Former Refugees Action Research
Ethnicity and Diversity

HOMEWORK CLUB: Strengthening Refugee Youth Achievement

By: Homework Club; Victoria University Research Team
Published: 2009-12-15

This report is the product of a group research project carried out in partnership with Victoria University students, secondary school refugee students and the facilitators of the Homework Club. Set…

Education & Training Migrants and Former Refugees Action Research
Ethnicity and Diversity

African Youth Health and Well-Being: Participatory Action Research Project

By: Evolve; Victoria University of Wellington
Published: 2005-10-03

This project aimed to strengthen the well-being of African Youth in Wellington by identifying issues they face, and developing strategies to address the issues. The project was implemented by Evolve,…

Action Research Health & Wellbeing
Health

The Roles of Health and Health Care Services in Social and Cultural Integration of Ethnic Minority African Migrants: The Case of the Luo Community of Wellington

By: Samuel Judah Seomeng
Published: 2019-11-01

This research provides anthropological analysis into the intersection between migrants’ health, healthcare services, and the concept of migrant integration, focusing on the Luo community of Wellington as an ethnic minority…

Migrants and Former Refugees Health & Wellbeing Community Development
Health

Ongoing resilience from the ground up: A relational place based approach to grassroots community resilience

By: Raven Marie Cretney
Published: 2013-05-12

When the devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand, at 12.51pm on 22nd February 2011, the psychological and physical landscape was irrevocably changed. In the days and weeks…

Emergency & Disaster Community Development
Economics

Financial Reporting Stocktake: An Assessment of Accountability through Charities’ Filings on New Zealand’s Charities Register.

By: Carolyn Cordery and Kapil Patel
Published: 2011-03-18

This research was undertaken to assess the veracity of financial filings at the Charities Commission by charities which are “small” (expenditure less than ,000 pa) or “medium”-sized (expenditure between ,000…

Non-profit Sector Economics & Finances
Economics

Tax and volunteering: empirical evidence to support recommendations to solve the current problems surrounding the tax treatment of volunteers’ reimbursements and honoraria in New Zealand

By: Letisha Tan, David Dunbar, Carolyn Corde
Published: 2008-01-01

On 1 November 2007 the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Revenue asked for submissions on ways to simplify the law on the taxation of reimbursement and honoraria paid…

Economics & Finances Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Work

Managers Matter: Who Manages New Zealand’s Volunteers?

By: Dr Karen Smith, Dr Carolyn Cordery and Nicolas Dutton
Published: 2010-06-01

Volunteer managers/coordinators’ roles are of central importance to promoting and enhancing volunteerism, yet little is known about these workers: who they are, what they do, or how their effectiveness could…

Employment & Labour Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Pacific Peoples

Sport and recreation in New Zealand Pasifika Communities

By: Gordon, B.A.,Sauni ,P.,Tugalu,C.,Hodis,F.
Published: 2010-11-30

Policy makers, and those intending to be influential around sport and recreation in Pasifika communities, need to make decisions and develop programmes that are culturally aligned and relevant. They should…

Sport & Recreation Pasifika
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