Ethnicity and Diversity

Employable identities: Social and cultural capital in the narratives of former refugees

By: Dr Emily Greenbank
Published: 2021-10-07

Navigating the labour market in a new context can be a challenge for any migrant, and particularly so for former refugees, who are often unable to find employment appropriate for…

Employment & Labour Identity Migrants and Former Refugees
Ethnicity and Diversity

Three Years On: English and employment outcomes of former refugees

By: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Published: 2021-02-01

The New Zealand Refugee Resettlement Strategy was developed and implemented in 2013 with the aim of improving outcomes for former refugees. The overarching aim of the strategy is to ensure…

Employment & Labour Migrants and Former Refugees
Non-profit Sector

Pay Equity in the Social Sector Western Bay of Plenty Outcome Report

By: SociaLink
Published: 2019-11-19

Employees of community based non-government organisation (NGO) social service agencies are vital in ensuring the most vulnerable people in our communities receive the services they need to enhance socio-economic outcomes.…

Employment & Labour Non-profit Sector Social Services

The Relationship between Authentic Leadership and Employee Commitment to Rural Health

By: Maina
Published: 2019-10-07

The modern-day healthcare systems incessantly undergo rapid shifts ranging due to the fiscal meltdowns. As such, it is evident that healthcare facilities, especially, in rural areas need a unique type…

Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing

Reflection of Learning

By: Anna Buckingham
Published: 2019-07-31

Reflecting on community work and anti oppressive practices.

Community Development Employment & Labour Governance & Kaitiakitanga
Ethnicity and Diversity

New Zealand workplace Diversity Survey 2019

By: Diversity Works New Zealand
Published: 2019-03-25

Diversity, in all its manifestations, is an important part of New Zealand society and the country’s contemporary business environment. The New Zealand Workplace Diversity Survey is an annual record of…

Employment & Labour Language and Culture Research & Evaluation

How the wellbeing of addiction practitioners is affected by their professional practice.

By: Lisa Jordan Phillips McLennan
Published: 2018-02-01

Addiction practitioners in New Zealand work alongside those who are experiencing a range of addictions, as well as those who care for them, to assist in making recovery for clients…

Addiction - Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing
Ethnicity and Diversity

Motivational factors for African immigrants into small business activities in Auckland New Zealand

By: Olufemi Muibi Omisakin
Published: 2017-10-05

Immigrant entrepreneurs play an important role in their host countries’ economies. They contribute to national economies by starting up and running small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). These make up 97%…

Economics & Finances Employment & Labour Migrants and Former Refugees

Occupational experiences of Korean immigrants settling in New Zealand

By: Hagyun Kim , Clare Hocking , Barbara McKenzie-Green and Shoba Naya
Published: 2016-01-13

For Korean immigrants, settling in New Zealand is challenging and stress-inducing. There is growing concern that feelings of alienation and loss seem to be key features in their lives. Taking…

Employment & Labour


By: Imac Mduduzi Dube
Published: 2015-10-07

This research is to evaluate the impact of rural skills development trainings for poverty alleviation in Bulilima district in Plumtre, Zimbabwe. The reason for this research was to find out…

Community Development Education & Training Employment & Labour
Ethnicity and Diversity

Canterbury NGO Workforce Survey

By: NGO Secretariat
Published: 2013-07-31

Although a small sample size of only 15 respondents, this Canterbury survey into the health sector workforce needs of non-profit organisations provides some of the only available information on the…

Disability Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing
Ethnicity and Diversity

Occupational Safety and Health of Migrant Sex Workers in New Zealand

By: Dr Michael Roguski, Kaitiaki Research
Published: 2013-05-02

The research examined issues relating to migrant sex workers in New Zealand and their occupational safety and health. There were three parts to the research: key informant interviews, self administered…

Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees

‘People with refugee backgrounds can do the job.’ Refugee-background experiences of employment in Wellington.

By: ChangeMakers Refugee Forum
Published: 2012-05-23

Obtaining meaningful employment – adequately remunerated, fulfilling employment that is commensurate with a person’s skills and qualifications – is a high priority for people from refugee backgrounds, as it is…

Employment & Labour Migrants and Former Refugees
Te Ao Māori

Vulnerability report issue 9

By: New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services
Published: 2011-06-01

This report catalogues how the most vulnerable members of our population are doing. It contains a mixture of official data, and data and anecdotes from NZCCSS agencies regarding prices, wages,…

Employment & Labour Māori Poverty and Inequality

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

Whatever happened to Tuatapere?

By: Pamela A. Smith
Published: 2009-12-04

The focus of this study is on Tuatapere, a rural south island community and how it managed the dramatic social changes over the past fifty years. Government policies,changes in international…

Community Development Employment & Labour Environment
People and Society

Not the Retiring Sort – The New Zealand Boomer Dreams Study 2009

By: Sharon Buckland
Published: 2009-09-15

New research into the intentions and aspirations of New Zealand Baby Boomers as the first of this generational cohort approach traditional retirement age.

Ageing & Retirement Employment & Labour

Mana Mahi Issue 4 – Spring / Summer 2008

By: Workplace Wellbeing Project
Published: 2008-09-01

This issue of Mana Mahi highlights a number of exciting events and opportunities organised by the Workplace Wellbeing Project in November/December 2008 for sector employers and managers to add to…

Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing

Mana Mahi Issue 3 – Winter 2008

By: Workplace Wellbeing Project
Published: 2008-06-01

This edition of Mana Mahi discusses issues of pay parity; the results of the Strategic Pay Not for Profit Sector 2008 Remuneration Survey; feedback from our Effective Employment Relations workshops;…

Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing

Not for Profit Sector Remuneration Survey May 2008

By: David Shannon and staff of Strategic Pay
Published: 2008-05-01

Executive summary of the findings of Strategic Pay’s 2008 survey of remuneration and pay practices in the Not for Profit Sector

Economics & Finances Employment & Labour Non-profit Sector

Mana Mahi Issue 2 – April / May 2008

By: Workplace Wellbeing Project
Published: 2008-04-01

Welcome to the second newsletter of the Workplace Wellbeing Project, a sector-driven initiative which seeks to promote and support good employment practices and relationships in our sector. In this issue…

Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing

Mana Mahi Issue 1 – February 2008

By: Workplace Wellbeing Project
Published: 2008-02-01

This is the first in a series of newsletters produced by the Workplace Wellbeing Project to keep people up to date with what is happening with the project, and with…

Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing

Employment Relationship Problems: Costs, Benefits and Choices

By: Bernard Woodhams
Published: 2007-08-01

A study of the costs and impacts of employment relationship problems and how the parties to an ERP decide how to progress the issues.

Employment & Labour Research & Evaluation

The Employment Experiences of People with Experience of Mental Illness: Literature Review

By: Duncan, C., Peterson, D
Published: 2007-01-01

A review of research into the employment of people with experience of mental illness, and the issues which arise from that subject.

Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing Mental Health

NgOIT 2007 Workforce Survey

By: Platform Inc (now Platform Charitable Trust)
Published: 2007-01-01

This report adds to the growing body of knowledge about non-government organisations (NGOs) in New Zealand contracted by the Crown to provide mental health and addictions services in the community.…

Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing Mental Health
Ethnicity and Diversity

The Contribution of Non-Government Organisations to the Settlement of Refugees and Migrants in Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Dr Gillian Skyrme
Published: 2006-06-01

Considers the work of nine NGOs providing settlement support to refugees and migrants in Aotearoa New Zealand. It considers support of new comers at local level with access to information…

Employment & Labour Government – Central & Local Migrants and Former Refugees

Sustaining our communities

By: Katherine Peet
Published: 2005-01-03

Seeing the unseen activities that contribute to sustaining our communities is vital in determining how to live more sustainably. This initiative arose out of concern that the data available for…

Employment & Labour Non-profit Sector Volunteering & Mahi Aroha

Sustainable Work – A New Way of Addressing the Employment Issue.

By: Katherine Peet
Published: 2000-04-01

Nothing less than a re-definition of what we call ‘work’ will respond to the way in which our society is changing. Much of what people contribute to society is neither…

Employment & Labour Volunteering & Mahi Aroha

Maori Women and Work: The Effects of Family Violence on Maori Women’s Employment Opportunities

By: Tania Pouwhare
Published: 1999-01-01

This report is on the effects of family violence on employment opportunities for Maori women. Maori women’s employment is affected through their partner coming to their workplace and creating scenes,…

Employment & Labour Family Violence & Abuse Women/Wāhine

Work and Time – Seeing the Unseen

By: Katherine Peet
Published: 1997-01-01

One of the real challenges of educational work is how to get into peoples’ consciousness and not just remain talking to the converted. It is my analysis that experts must…

Employment & Labour Volunteering & Mahi Aroha

Goodwork – A New Way of Addressing the Employment Issue

By: Katherine Peet
Published: 1994-04-25

Employment, employees, employers, self-employed, unemployed, voluntary work

Employment & Labour Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
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