Ethnicity and Diversity

Measuring the Impact of Northcote’s Urban Regeneration on Community Wellbeing

By: Hearts & Minds NZ Incorporated
Published: 2021-08-31

This community-led, co-designed research project explores the impact of Northcote’s Urban Regeneration on community wellbeing. The research undertaken involved meaningful engagement with a diverse cross-section of the Northcote population and…

Community Development Health & Wellbeing
People and Society

Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey – a Youth2000 survey

By: Terryann Clark; Terry Fleming
Published: 2021-07-31

The Youth19 Rangatahi Smart Survey (Youth19) is the latest in the Youth2000 series of health & wellbeing surveys. Youth19 was conducted in 2019 in the Auckland, Northland & Waikato regions…

Asian Children & Youth Disability Health & Wellbeing Māori Mental Health pacific Rainbow/LGBTIQA+
Health

The experiences of refugee Muslim women in the Aotearoa New Zealand healthcare system

By: Shemana Cassim, Madiha Ali, Jacquie Kidd, Rawiri Keenan, Fariya Begum, Dina Jamil, Nur Abdul Hamid & Ross Lawrenson
Published: 2021-07-08

This study explores the experiences of refugee Muslim women as they accessed and navigated the healthcare system in AotearoaNew Zealand (NZ). A case-oriented approach was used, where semi-structured interviews were…

Health & Wellbeing Women/Wāhine
Health

Community-Led Youth Wellbeing Needs Analysis for the Cheviot Area School Catchment and the Wider Hurunui District

By: Michelle Cole, Sarah Wylie and Dr Janet Spittlehouse
Published: 2021-01-28

Research was undertaken in the latter part of 2020 focused on the strengths and opportunities of young people in the Hurunui district, and how these can be assisted to grow.…

Children & Youth Health & Wellbeing
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

RASNZ COVID-19 Response Study: Remote Psychosocial Service Provision to Former Refugee and Asylum Seeker Communities in Auckland During Lockdown

By: Anette Mortensen
Published: 2020-08-24

This study was commissioned to capture the experiences of Refugees as Survivors New Zealand (RASNZ) clinical and community services as they responded to COVID 19; and to understand the impact…

COVID-19 Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees
Health

Revisioning State-Society Relationships in a Pandemic: New Zealand’s Response to Covid-19

By: Naomi Simon-Kumar, Rachel Simon-Kumar and Monique Jonas,
Published: 2020-08-03

In this paper, we examine the factors that contributed to New Zealand’s initial success, highlighting the distinctive state-society mandates that were forged through the response. We also reflect, briefly, on…

COVID-19 Health & Wellbeing
Health

Food Hygiene

By: Akram rishan AlaboudiS D AlsawafDhary Alewy Al MashhadanyDhary Alewy Al Mashhadany
Published: 2020-07-19

Food Hygiene book by Akram rishan AlaboudiS D AlsawafDhary Alewy Al MashhadanyDhary Alewy Al Mashhadany

Health & Wellbeing
Health

“From closed to flowering” An evaluation of services provided by Raukatauri Music Therapy Trust

By: Adrian Field PhD, Rachael Butler, Louise Were, Olly Lowery
Published: 2020-06-27

IntroductionRaukatauri Music Therapy Trust (RMTT) offers the only music therapy centres in New Zealand, coordinated through its central Auckland operations. RMTT works across Auckland through five satellite services and two…

Health & Wellbeing Music
Ethnicity and Diversity

Peer Support Provided to People with Newly Acquired Spinal Cord Impairment in NZ: Evaluation Report

By: Burwood Academy of Independent Living
Published: 2020-06-24

This work was a translational research project undertaken by Burwood Academy of Independent Living (BAIL) on behalf of the New Zealand Spinal Trust (NZST; based at the Burwood Spinal Unit,…

Disability Health & Wellbeing Research & Evaluation
People and Society

Te Ahi – Youth Wellbeing

By: Wellington Boys and Girls Institute
Published: 2020-03-31

BGI facilitated a diverse group of about 20 young people (who named themselves Te Ahi o Ngā Rangatahi (The Fire of Youth)) to identify issues facing young people and develop…

Children & Youth Community Development Health & Wellbeing
Ethnicity and Diversity

Improving health equity among the African ethnic minority through health system strengthening: a narrative review of the New Zealand healthcare system

By: Blessing Kanengoni, Sari Andajani-Sutjahjo and Eleanor Holroyd
Published: 2020-01-30

In New Zealand, health equity is a pressing concern, and reaching disadvantaged populations has become the goal to close the inequity gap. Building and strengthening health systems is one way…

Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees Social Services
Advocacy

Counting Ourselves: The health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people in Aotearoa New Zealand.

By: Veale J, Byrne J, Tan K, Guy S, Yee A, Nopera T & Bentham R
Published: 2019-12-02

Counting Ourselves is the first comprehensive national survey of the health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people living in Aotearoa New Zealand and was conducted from 21 June till…

Health & Wellbeing Human Rights & Civil Liberties Rainbow/LGBTIQA+
People and Society

The Real Life of Us Western Bay of Plenty Social Report

By: SociaLink
Published: 2019-11-19

The Western Bay of Plenty covers the region from Waihi Beach in the north to Paengaroa to the east and Pyes Pa to the south, and includes Tauranga and Mount…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Health & Wellbeing
Health

Waiting for Help, Social Sector Waiting Lists in the Western Bay of Plenty

By: SociaLink
Published: 2019-11-19

Delays in obtaining help with social and personal issues may result in people being on waiting lists for assistance with mental health, housing, counselling, special needs education services or assessments…

Health & Wellbeing Poverty and Inequality Social Services
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…

Community Development Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees
Health

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
People and Society

Delivering Urban Wellbeing through Transformative Community Enterprise

By: Kelly Dombroski, Gradon Diprose, David Conradson, Stephen Healy and Alison Watkins
Published: 2019-07-30

This report summarises the research and explains how we developed and used a ‘Community Economy Return on Investment’ tool to document and measure the transformative social and environmental outcomes of…

Action Research Community Development Health & Wellbeing
Health

Quantifying Māori spend on tobacco, alcohol & gambling

By: Prince Siddharth
Published: 2019-05-13

NZIER report prepared for the Centre of Research Excellence: Indigenous Sovereignty & Smoking as part of a programme of research supported by a grant from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free…

Addiction - Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling Health & Wellbeing Māori
Evaluation

Randwick Park’s Neighbourhood-led DNA: A Community-Led Study

By: Dr G Stewart
Published: 2019-05-01

This research is a community-managed discovery of the ingredients underlying the neighbourhood-led approach of Randwick Park’s community leadership. It explains the basis of this shared kaupapa and explores some of…

Community Development Health & Wellbeing Research & Evaluation
Health

The Complexity of Food Provisioning Decisions by Maori Caregivers to Ensure the Happiness and Health of Their Children

By: Marewa Glover
Published: 2019-04-30

Obesity in children is a global health concern. In New Zealand, one in three school entrant children are overweight or obese. M¯aori, the indigenous people, are disproportionately represented among the…

Children & Youth Families, Whānau and Parenting Health & Wellbeing
Ethnicity and Diversity

Supporting Aotearoa’s rainbow people: A practical guide for mental health professionals

By: Gloria Fraser
Published: 2019-02-09

Who is this guide for? This guide is for anyone who provides mental health support in Aotearoa, including (but not limited to) counsellors, psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, tohunga (Māori healers), social…

Education & Training Health & Wellbeing Rainbow/LGBTIQA+
Health

Cultural support workers in the Aotearoa New Zealand healthcare setting: Challenge and opportunity for health social work

By: Maree Goh, Mercy Hospice
Published: 2019-01-01

INTRODUCTION: In Aotearoa New Zealand, as elsewhere in the world, healthcare providers are seeking better ways to engage with increasingly ethnically and linguistically diverse communities. The use of cultural support…

Health & Wellbeing
Health

Challenges and adjustments in maintaining health and well-being of older Asian immigrants in New Zealand: An integrative review

By: Jed Montayre, Jaden De-Arth, Jagamaya Shrestha-Ranjit, Stephen Neville, Eleanor Holroyd
Published: 2019-01-01

Objective: There is a paucity of health-related research on older Asian immigrants in New Zealand. The aim of this review was to critically examine literature on health and well-being of…

Ageing & Retirement Health & Wellbeing
People and Society

Ngā Kōrero Hauora o Ngā Taiohi; A community-powered report on conversations with 1000 young people about wellbeing

By: Laura O'Connell Rapira
Published: 2018-08-28

In 2018, the government announced plans to develop a Child Wellbeing Strategy to make New Zealand the best place in the world to be a child. While this is an…

Advocacy Children & Youth Health & Wellbeing
Ethnicity and Diversity

Setting the Stage: reviewing current knowledge on the health of New Zealand immigrants—an integrative review

By: Blessing Kanengoni , Sari Andajani-Sutjahjo and Eleanor Holroyd
Published: 2018-08-23

The growth of migrant communities continues to rise globally, creating unique and complex health challenges. Literature on immigrant health in New Zealand (NZ) remains scant. This integrative literature review was…

Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees Research & Evaluation
Advocacy

The Need for an Organ Donation Policy Change: A Sensible Choice with Minimal Risk

By: Molly Brownfield
Published: 2018-06-27

Mandated organ donation would greatly increase the overall functionality and wellbeing of populations in the United States. It therefore should be considered to change the current default from having to…

Action Research Health & Wellbeing Human Rights & Civil Liberties
Health

Role of School-Based Absenteeism Data in Surveillance and Prediction of Flu Season

By: Hammad Akram
Published: 2018-03-16

One of the important parts of public health surveillance is to track flu (influenza) and similar respiratory conditions. School-based surveillance of flu or influenza-like illness (ILI) is critical as children…

Education & Training Health & Wellbeing
Health

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
Health

Why aren’t men more active in supporting family violence campaigns?

By: David Mitchell & Philip Chapman
Published: 2017-10-06

A project looking at men’s awareness of and potential engagement in the prevention of family violence.

Family Violence & Abuse Health & Wellbeing Men
Health

Kia Pū te Wai o Pareira: Catalysts of Whānau Health and Wellbeing in West Auckland

By: Dr Tanya Allport, Dr John Huakau, Haze White & Donna Te Whiu
Published: 2017-04-01

Kia Pū te Wai o Pareira: Catalysts of Whānau Health and Wellbeing in West Auckland is the technical report following an 18-month study of Māori living in West Auckland. This…

Health & Wellbeing Research & Evaluation Whānau Ora
Ethnicity and Diversity

Diversity and Wellbeing at School. Report for participating Secondary School

By: Massey University CaDDANZ research team - Marlene Levine
Published: 2017-02-20

This paper summarises the findings of a small, in-depth research project undertaken at [School]; it has been prepared for the purpose of feeding back findings to the school. The findings…

Children & Youth Education & Training Health & Wellbeing
Health

The need for Autism Support Services in Northland, New Zealand

By: Children's Autism Foundation
Published: 2016-10-03

Many Northland communities are relatively geographically isolated from urban centres. Because of this, services can be limited and travel, housing and the general cost of living are expensive for many.…

Families, Whānau and Parenting Health & Wellbeing Social Services
Health

Take Charge of Your Life in Nelson

By: Bette Blance
Published: 2016-02-20

Following a six hour workshop with a group of 13 Resource Teachers Learning and Behaviour, in the Nelson Bays area, responses to research questions were collated to demonstrate the change…

Education & Training Health & Wellbeing Mental Health
Health

Is the Canterbury Partnership Community Health Worker project fulfilling its original intention?

By: Carol Penfold
Published: 2015-07-16

Abstract The original intention for the Partnership Community Worker (PCW) project in 2006 was for it to be an extension of the Pegasus Health General Practice and furthermore to be…

Community Development Health & Wellbeing
Health

Indigenous communities, disasters, and disaster research: surviving disaster research on, with, and by Māori.

By: Simon Lambert
Published: 2014-12-12

This paper presents insights into the impacts on Māori of the Christchurch earthquakes and draws on personal research experiences to discuss disaster research with impacted minority communities. Three topics are…

Emergency & Disaster Health & Wellbeing Māori
Health

ANZTSR 2014 Third Sector Organisations and Earthquake Recovery Planning in Christchurch, New Zealand

By: Nicole S Hutton, Graham A Tobin, & Linda M Whiteford
Published: 2014-11-18

The research looks at how Third Sector Organisations (TSOs) have been involved in and impacted by mid- to long-term recovery efforts, following the Christchurch earthquakes. Relocation information of TSOs’ offices…

Emergency & Disaster Health & Wellbeing Social Services
Ethnicity and Diversity

Best Practice Principles: CALD Cultural Competency Standards and Framework.

By: Sue Lim – Manager, WDHB Asian Health Support Services Dr Annette Mortensen, Project Manager, Migrant Health Programme – Northern Regional Alliance Ltd
Published: 2014-11-01

The purpose of this document is to:1. Provide Information about CALD population demographics and characteristics, increasing workforce diversity, service barriers, and why the need for cultural competence2. Recommend Best Practice…

Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees Research & Evaluation
Health

Youthline, resilience and the CYRM-12

By: David Anstiss
Published: 2014-07-31

A top priority for Youthline is for young people to be supported in their resilience and ability to thrive, their knowledge of where to go to get help, and their…

Children & Youth Community Development Health & Wellbeing
Health

NGO Health and Disability Network Governance Review

By: Nicola Rowe
Published: 2014-04-16

In February 2014, the NGO Health and Disability Network held five Good Governance workshops around New Zealand. These were attended by more than 150 board members from approx 85 non-profit…

Governance & Kaitiakitanga Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Health

Outcomes and expereinces of participants of the Activity Based Experience (ABE) Programme at Richmond Services Limited: a mixed methods study

By: Arno Grueber
Published: 2013-12-11

The ABE Programme is a client-centred, individualised physical activity intervention for people with mental illness delivered by non-government organisation Richmond Services Ltd. It is three months in duration with weekly…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Sport & Recreation
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

Identifying the non-structural impacts of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquake sequence on the Hurunui District

By: Sonny Whitelaw
Published: 2013-06-12

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) is the agency leading and coordinating the recovery of greater Christchurch following the September 2010 and February 2011 earthquakes. The area over which CERA…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Health & Wellbeing
Health

The effectiveness of services delivered by DOVE Hawkes Bay Inc (May 2013): Full report

By: Penny Ehrhardt, Gaylene Little, Maryanne Marsters, Geoffrey Nauer, Mandy Pentecost, Ariana Stockdale-Frost and Judy Wivell
Published: 2013-05-24

The DOVE Research Project came about after discussions between family violence intervention service, DOVE Hawkes Bay (DOVE) and the Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) about the high levels of family…

Health & Wellbeing Research & Evaluation Women/Wāhine
Health

The effectiveness of services delivered by DOVE Hawkes Bay Inc (May 2013): Summary Report

By: Penny Ehrhardt, Gaylene Little, Maryanne Marsters, Geoffrey Nauer, Mandy Pentecost, Ariana Stockdale-Frost, and Judy Wivell.
Published: 2013-05-23

DOVE and EIT wanted to address this by examining the efficacy of family violence prevention services run for men, women and youth in Hawke’s Bay. In particular, we were interested…

Families, Whānau and Parenting Family Violence & Abuse Health & Wellbeing
Health

Hauora Kotahitanga – Māori health experiences as models for co-operative co-existence between indigenous and non-indigenous people

By: Lisa Chant
Published: 2013-05-09

The complexities for Māori in creating health and disability organisations based on their traditional knowledge and practices, when the institutions and systems they are dealing with for health developments are…

Health & Wellbeing Māori
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
Non-profit Sector

“Chimes of Time” Wounded Health Professionals Essays on Recovery Flyer

By: editor Bruce Kirkcaldy
Published: 2013-04-23

Here is the publisher’s flyer for the complete book (“Chimes of Time: Wounded Professionals Essays on Recovery”, edited by Bruce Kirkcaldy).

Health & Wellbeing
Health

Building Community Resilience: Learning from the Canterbury Earthquakes

By: Louise Thornley, Jude Ball, Louise Signal, Keri Lawson-Te Aho, and Emma Rawson
Published: 2013-03-15

This report studied six communities affected by the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes. Our project found that connected communities with good community infrastructure (e.g. local networks, marae, organisations, and leaders)…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Health & Wellbeing
Ethnicity and Diversity

Institutional Racism and the Dynamics of Privilege in Public Health

By: Heather Came
Published: 2013-03-09

Institutional racism, a pattern of differential access to material resources and power determined by race, advantages one sector of the population while disadvantaging another. Such racism is not only about…

Action Research Health & Wellbeing Race & Ethnicity
Advocacy

Moving beyond love and luck: building right relationships and respecting lived experience in New Zealand autism policy

By: Hilary Stace
Published: 2012-12-19

PhD thesis in Public Policy which looks at the policy problems arising from the rapidly increasing diagnoses of autism in recent decades. Considers history and construction of the concept of…

Advocacy Children & Youth Disability Families, Whānau and Parenting Health & Wellbeing Research & Evaluation Social Services
Health

The relationships of geographical variations in health outcomes and earthquake impact

By: Simon Kingham
Published: 2012-09-10

This paper was presented at the CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKES: SEMINAR SERIES 2012. Earthquake research in the field of mental health – Outcomes & Impacts by Prof Simon Kingham, Department of Geography…

Emergency & Disaster Health & Wellbeing Mental Health
Health

Older People’s Health & Housing: Health and Disability Sector NGO Working Group paper

By: Grant Aldridge (NGO Secretariat)
Published: 2012-08-08

In mid-2012, the NGO Health and Disability Network explored older people’s health issues and the current role of the non-profit sector. By sharing these findings, the Network hopes to help…

Ageing & Retirement Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Health

Refugee Health Care: A Handbook for Health Professionals

By: Dr Annette Mortensen, Dr William Rainger, Sally Hughes
Published: 2012-06-01

In the 10 years since the publication of the first refugee health handbook there have been considerable steps taken toward improving long-term settlement outcomes for refugees settled in New Zealand.…

Advocacy Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees
Non-profit Sector

Collaboration in Primary Health Care: How NGOs make a difference to health care in the community

By: Grant Aldridge (NGO Secretariat)
Published: 2012-02-15

This report illustrates how the NGO sector is a major provider of public and personal primary health care in New Zealand. It profiles 15 case studies of non-profit NGOs’ relationships…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Health

Collaboration in Primary Health Care: Online Survey Responses

By: Grant D Aldridge
Published: 2011-10-01

This report is a compilation of respondents’ feedback to a 2011 survey exploring ways non-profit NGOs help New Zealanders become healthier by using their relationships, connections and innovative models of…

Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector Sport & Recreation
Health

Developing Community Support Services to Empower the Waikato Endometriosis Community

By: Dr Pauline Dickinson, Dr Penelope Carroll (SHORE) and Annette Evans (Insight Endometriosis
Published: 2011-07-31

The experience of living with endometriosis is, for many women, very challenging. A fortunate few find sympathetic doctors, relatively quick diagnosis and treatment, and uncomplicated recovery. They are able to…

Health & Wellbeing Social Services Women/Wāhine
Health

Barriers to achieving good health outcomes in refugee-background communities

By: ChangeMakers Refugee Forum
Published: 2011-06-16

The aim of this report is to increase understanding of the health requirements of refugee-background communities. Like many communities whose members are predominantly from low socio-economic backgrounds, former refugees face…

Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees
Ethnicity and Diversity

Social Policy Journal of New Zealand Issue 37 Te Puna Whakaaro. Chapter ‘Health”. Public Health System Responsiveness to Refugee Groups in New Zealand: Activation from the Bottom Up.

By: Annette Mortensen
Published: 2011-06-01

Issue 37 of the Social Policy Journal of New Zealand comprises research papers on a wide range of topics with implications for policy across the social sector. Research relating to…

Community Development Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees
Ethnicity and Diversity

Evaluation of the Healthy Relationships Programme for youth with intellectual disabilities

By: Lucy Dunbar and Dr Chris Holland, Impact Research 2011
Published: 2011-01-01

Independent evaluation of the Healthy Relationships programme, exploring the impact of the programme on student behaviour (e.g. if and how students used the Healthy Relationships skills to prevent potential sexual…

Children & Youth Disability Health & Wellbeing
Ethnicity and Diversity

‘Standing in the Fire’: Experiences of HIV positive Black African migrants and refugees living in New Zealand.

By: Fouché, C., Henrickson, M. & Poindexter, C.
Published: 2011-01-01

A qualitative project explored the lived experiences and social service needs of affected or at-risk Black African migrants, refugees and their family members in New Zealand. One of the main…

Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees
Health

Developing a Kaupapa Maori Framework for Whanau Ora

By: Erena Kara, Veronique Gibbons, Jacquie Kidd, Rawiri Blundell, Kinigi Turner, Wayne Johnstone
Published: 2011-01-01

Te Korowai has been development from seven interconnecting themes raised by hui with kaumatua and represents the concepts and practicalities of whanau ora. Te Korowai looks at the individual while…

Health & Wellbeing Kaupapa Māori approaches Whānau Ora
Health

The NGO Sector Role: A Key Contributor to New Zealand’s Health and Disability Services

By: Henry Harrison
Published: 2010-10-01

This paper explores changes in the political and economic environments of western democracies and the role and participation of NGOs in health and disability sector service provision. It quantifies the…

Disability Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Health

He Waka eke Noa – Health and Disability sector NGOs: Towards a whānau-centred approach

By: Sharmaine Nolan
Published: 2010-10-01

This paper identifies the key strengths of the health and disability sector NGOs (non-government organisations) and the challenges and opportunities ahead for progressing towards a whānau-centred approach.

Disability Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Health

An NGO Perspective on the Re‐organisation of the Planning and Funding Environment

By: Health & Disability NGO Working Group
Published: 2010-02-22

This discussion paper provides an initial NGO perspective on possible re-organisation of the planning and funding environment resulting from changes to the health system. It is for use by government…

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Health

2010 The Social Report – Te Purongo Oranga Tangata

By: The Ministry of Social Development
Published: 2010-01-01

The Social Report 2010 provides a picture of progress towards better social outcomes for New Zealanders. It shows how we are faring on a range of important social indicators and…

Families, Whānau and Parenting Health & Wellbeing Social Services
Health

Social Work Support in a Primary Health Setting: A pilot and evaluation

By: Jolene Salmond
Published: 2010-01-01

A pilot of social work support in a primary health setting was undertaken and elvauated in a small rural community in New Zealand. This pilot was part of a social…

Health & Wellbeing Research & Evaluation Social Services
Economics

A Historical Analysis of the Funding Inflow Mix of New Zealand Health Not-for-Profit Organisations over Different Macroeconomic Climates

By: Shasa Halford
Published: 2009-11-01

New Zealand’s 97,000 not-for-profit organisations’ survival is reliant upon the generosity of individuals, corporations, trusts, and the government. As New Zealand faced economic downturns between 1986 and 2008, this potentially…

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Advocacy

Let History be the Judge: or sex, drugs and jelly rolls.

By: Pat Hanley
Published: 2009-05-08

Paper presented to the Annual Conference of Diabetes NZ.Assesses the role of Civil society and organisations like Diabetes NZ as agents of social and moral change. Draws on 250 years…

Advocacy Health & Wellbeing
Health

Stigma and Women Living with HIV: A Co-operative Inquiry

By: Jane Bruning
Published: 2009-02-02

This thesis explores the impact of stigma on women in New Zealand living with HIV through the use of co-operative inquiry, an innovative, participatory, action-based and somewhat revolutionary, research method.…

Health & Wellbeing Women/Wāhine
Work

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
Work

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
Work

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
Ethnicity and Diversity

Wellness for all: the possibilities of cultural safety and cultural competence in New Zealand

By: Ruth DeSouza
Published: 2008-04-01

Responses to cultural diversity in nursing need to consider the theory and practice developments of the profession, whilst also responding to broader social and historical process that prevent marginalised groups…

Health & Wellbeing Language and Culture Māori
Health

Refugees as ‘Others’: Social and cultural citizenship rights for refugees in NZ health services

By: Mortensen, A.C.
Published: 2008-03-09

Citizenship, as effective social, cultural and economic participation for refugee groups, depends on appropriate institutional structures and processes in resettlement societies. This thesis using critical social theoretical perspectives addresses the…

Health & Wellbeing Human Rights & Civil Liberties Migrants and Former Refugees
Work

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
Ethnicity and Diversity

Barriers and Opportunities for Innovation and Collaboration in the Health and Disability NGO Sector

By: Health & Disability NGO Working Group
Published: 2007-09-01

This document summarises a number of issues raised by NGOs about the barriers to, and opportunities for, innovation and collaboration within the health and disability NGO sector. It is based…

Disability Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Health

NGO Relationships with Ministry of Health & DHBs: Summary Topline Results from 2007 NGO Working Group Survey

By: Health & Disability NGO Working Group
Published: 2007-09-01

This report summarises the main top-line results from a survey conducted by the NGO Working Group in July 2007. It is a repeat of a similar survey carried out in…

Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Health

My home, My well-being; everybody needs a place where they belong

By: Karilyn Andrew
Published: 2007-08-01

The relationship between housing and recovery from mental illness has been recognised by users and providers of mental health services in New Zealand in a number of reports and discussion…

Health & Wellbeing Homelessness Mental Health
Health

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
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
Health

Confirmation of policy settings concerning Non-Government Organisation (NGO) providers of primary and population health services and Primary Health Organisations (PHOs)

By: Primrose, J.
Published: 2006-10-06

This letter from Dr Jim Primrose, Acting Deputy Director-General, Clinical Services Directorate, confirms policy settings concerning Non-Government Organisation providers of primary and population health services and PHOs.

Government – Central & Local Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Health

NgOIT 2005 Landscape Survey

By: Platform Inc (now Platform Charitable Trust)
Published: 2006-10-01

The NgOIT 2005 Landscape Survey is a collection of data provided by community (non-government) mental health and addiction service providers in New Zealand. It is an overview of the community…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Health

Walking a tightrope: Asian health research in New Zealand

By: Ruth DeSouza
Published: 2006-09-01

Interest in how knowledge is constructed in multiethnic, multi-lingual, and multi-faith communities is gaining momentum in countries such as New Zealand as they become more diverse. In turn, this provides…

Asian Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees
Health

Health and Disability Sector NGO Workforce Development Report

By: Kirsty Peel
Published: 2006-06-16

Health and Disability Sector NGO Workforce Development – A report to the NGO Working Group written by Kirsty Peel, Health by Design Limited, 16 June 2006

Disability Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Ethnicity and Diversity

Sailing in a new direction: Multicultural mental health in New Zealand

By: Ruth DeSouza
Published: 2006-06-09

Migrants and refugees make up an increasingly significant number of Aotearoa/New Zealand’s population with one in five New Zealanders being born in another country compared with one in eight people…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Migrants and Former Refugees
Economics

The future of contracting: alternative models to competitive tendering

By: Peter Glensor
Published: 2006-04-11

A presentation to the Health and Disability NGO-MoH Forum on the future of contracting: alternative models to competitive tendering.

Disability Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Health & Wellbeing
Health

Best Fit for Non Government Organisations in Primary Health Care

By: Jo Fitzpatrick
Published: 2006-01-02

This document reports on results of sector meetings in July 2006 on how Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) can best fit within the primary health care setting. It also advises how key…

Government – Central & Local Health & Wellbeing
Health

Kaitiakitanga and Health Informatics: Introducing Useful Indigenous Concepts of Governance in the Health Sector

By: Robyn Kamira
Published: 2006-01-01

Indigenous contributions to governance in health informatics can be drawn from cultural concepts such as Katiakitanga, which implies guardianship, stewardship, governance and responsibility roles. Kaitiakitanga acts as a guideline to…

Governance & Kaitiakitanga Health & Wellbeing Kaupapa Māori approaches
Health

Health and Disability NGO Working Group Terms of Reference

By: Jo Fitzpatrick
Published: 2006-01-01

Health and Disability NGO Working Group Terms of Reference

Health & Wellbeing
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

Promoting Community Well-being: A study of the involvement of Councils of Social Services in Local Authority community Outcomes Processes

By: Johnston, K., Cheyne, C., & Parker, W
Published: 2005-08-01

Promoting Community Well-being: A study of the involvement of Councils of Social Services in Local Authority community Outcomes Processes.

Health & Wellbeing Social Services
Ethnicity and Diversity

Motherhood, Migration and Methodology: Giving Voice to the “Other”

By: Ruth DeSouza
Published: 2004-09-01

This paper discusses the need for multi-cultural methodologies that develop knowledge about the maternity experience of migrant women and that are attuned to women’s maternity-related requirements under multi-cultural conditions. Little…

Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees Women/Wāhine
Health

Respect Costs Nothing: A survey of discrimination faced by people with experience of mental illness in Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Peterson, D., Pere, L., Sheehan, N., Surgenor, G.
Published: 2004-01-01

This document presents the key findings from a survey of people with experience of mental illness to obtain their accounts of discrimination in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health
Health

Refugees and Asylum Seekers Implications for ED Care in Auckland, New Zealand

By: Nicola Young, MPH, MPhil (Hons), RCpN, Dip Ed, RCpN, and Annette Mortensen
Published: 2003-08-29

The increasing use of emergency departments by refugee and migrant groups reflects the shifting ethnic composition of central Auckland. Refugees are different from other immigrants and from low-income families in…

Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Becoming deliberative – A case study of activities using a deliberative approach in Porirua City, New Zealand

By: David Robinson
Published: 2003-04-29

This case study reviews a series of events using a deliberation approach that have taken place in Porirua City. The nature of these activities is considered in relation to how…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Health & Wellbeing
Health

Stress Management for Hospice Staff

By: Tina Darkins
Published: 2002-09-10

This research evaluated the effectiveness of a stress management programme for hospice staff, using a quasi-experimental, pre-test post-test, methodology with a participation and comparison group. The initial post-test was followed…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Ethnicity and Diversity

Chinese Migrants’ Mental Health and Adjustment to Life in New Zealand

By: Max W. Abbott, Sai Wong, Maynard Williams, Ming Au, Wilson Young
Published: 2000-10-21

Objective : The purpose of this study was to identify and assess the relative importance of predictors of the self-rated adjustment and psychiatric morbidity of recent Chinese migrants. Method: Chinese…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Migrants and Former Refugees
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