Non-profit Sector

An Introduction to Deep Thinking

By: Dr Deb J Hill
Published: 2021-01-20

The aim of this short graphic resource is to expose the role that language plays in consolidating bias in our everyday normative thinking. Implicit in its content is an alternative…

Education & Training Research & Evaluation
Sport and Recreation

3rd sector as social agent

By: Annette Michelsen la Cour
Published: 2021-01-01

The article is an analysis of when and why sports projects for disadvantaged children actually include the children and produce social capital. The Danish State has funded 42 sports projects…

Children & Youth Research & Evaluation Sport & Recreation
Environment

Assessing The Impact Of Industrial And Hazardous Waste On Human Populations

By: Patrick Gichuru
Published: 2020-11-05

It is evident that the industrialization era has been characterized by high industrial and hazardous waste which has had adverse impacts on the human populations. It is also essential to…

Research & Evaluation
Technology

Without doing factorization, a new method to find multiplied two large prime numbers of any composite numbers.

By: Olvine Dsouza
Published: 2020-10-08

This research is all about the biggest question… is it possible that without using factorization method can we find two prime numbers factors of any given product (composite number)? Answer…

Research & Evaluation
Technology

The Digital Marketing Notebook

By: Thabani Mfandaidza
Published: 2020-07-29

The rise of 2.0 Web, Technological convergence and the multiplication of devices has resulted in new sophisticated ways of thinking about digital marketing and have pushed the boundaries towards a…

Information Technology/Internet Marketing Research & Evaluation
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
Economics

2018 Non-Profit Institutions Satellite Account (NPISA) from Stats NZ

By: Charles Crothers
Published: 2020-04-20

Non-profit institutions satellite account (NPISA) provides information about the contribution non-profit institutions (NPIs) make to the New Zealand economy in 2018 and measures of volunteering and unpaid work. NPISA supplements…

Economics & Finances Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Arts and Culture

The Effect Of Music On Medical Students’ life generally and academically in Karary University 2019/2020

By: Hamza Alleby, Aya Alkhalifa, Ashraf Gafna
Published: 2020-02-01

Introduction:Music is an art, whose medium is sound organized in time, however, playing music could make the listener a happier person as it releases pleasurable hormones and increases dopamine levels.Relaxing…

Arts & Culture Education & Training Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

African Philosophy: An analysis of its existence as Ubuntu among the ovaHerero people

By: Paulus Kapepu
Published: 2020-01-14

Research project for my undergraduate degree. Researching on African philosophy, Ubuntu and the ovaHerero people

Language and Culture Race & Ethnicity Research & Evaluation
People and Society

Aggression in primary stage school

By: Ali Ahmed Ali Badr
Published: 2019-12-01

There is no doubt that violence in primary stage is very common in many schools. This aggression can be verbal or physical. The verbal aggression is insulting a child in…

Children & Youth Education & Training Research & Evaluation
Advocacy

The People’s Report on the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals – An alternate report for Aotearoa New Zealand (2019)

By: Dr Gill Greer and Moko Morris.
Published: 2019-11-01

The purpose of the People’s Report is to provide a range of views about Aotearoa New Zealand’s progress on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These come…

Community Development Human Rights & Civil Liberties Research & Evaluation
Health

Wanaka Alcohol Group Evaluation Report 2019

By: Anna Williams
Published: 2019-09-30

This evaluation was conducted to understand the impact Wanaka Alcohol Group’s work is having in the Upper Clutha region. The intent of the evaluation was to also generate information that…

Addiction - Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling Research & Evaluation
Housing

My house, our house, their house: A case study of house sharing for the over 65s

By: Robyn Barry
Published: 2019-09-16

Societies are looking towards innovative ways of accommodating the increasing number of people reaching 65 and without the provision of home ownership. This research follows five years of the development…

Community Development Homelessness Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Upper Clutha Social Services Snapshot: Baseline survey results – Feb 2019

By: Vanessa Hammond & Kate Murray
Published: 2019-06-10

The Social Services Snapshot is a longitudinal survey of social services. It tracks the issues impacting both local social social services and their clients and identifies service gaps.

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation Social Services
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
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
Ethnicity and Diversity

The Perception of LGBTQ Influencers on Social Media: YouTube

By: Stephanie Sabala
Published: 2019-03-21

Social media brand influencers are on the rise, becoming one of the biggest marketing and public relations trends of 2017, especially those who promote lifestyle brands (Glucksman, 2017). While many…

Media & Communications Rainbow/LGBTIQA+ Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

A Centre for Restorative Research and Engagement

By: Nitish Verma
Published: 2019-03-05

This report presents insights from our research and our interviews with people who have significant experience of restorative practice in the New Zealand context. We have utilised this knowledge to…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Working Through Uncertainty: The Perils and Potential of Community-Engaged Research on Refugee Resettlement

By: Paul Van Auken, Orlee Hauser, D. J. Wolover, Bethany Lerch, Kenneth Jackson, Juyeon Son, Sarah Reed and Colin Crowley
Published: 2019-02-28

What can be learned from the process of community-engaged research (CER) on refugee resettlement? In the following, we share experiences, reflections, and lessons from implementing such a project. We begin…

Research & Evaluation
Economics

Understanding the Landscape of Auckland & Northland: An Evidence Review

By: Foundation North
Published: 2018-12-10

This report summarises the key findings of an evidence review completed by the Centre for Social Impact to inform the implementation of Foundation North’s 2018 Strategic Plan. These key findings…

Community Development Philanthropy Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Measuring Social Categories in NZ

By: Charles Crothers
Published: 2018-11-13

This paper covers the current ‘state of the art’ about best social research measures for the NZ context. The listing is also a useful checklist for those contemplating which to…

Research & Evaluation
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
Ethnicity and Diversity

New Migrant Parenting Report

By: Tamati Ihaka, Elizabeth Cameron, Haiying Dong, Point Research
Published: 2018-05-22

This research aims to better understand the parenting practices of new migrants in Auckland’s North Shore communities. Its primary use is to assist Whānau Marama Parenting, a parenting programme provider…

Community Development Families, Whānau and Parenting Research & Evaluation
Environment

Anagotus fairburni Monitoring Orua Wairua

By: Blumine Island Team 2018
Published: 2018-05-12

6 years ago, 74 flax weevils (Anagotus fairburni) and 100 Cook Strait giant weta (Deinacrida rugosa) were translocated from Maud Island and released over 2 sites across Oruawairua. One site…

Environment Research & Evaluation Science
Arts and Culture

Co-operation among Cook Islanders living in New Zealand: Research into the impact of the Cook Islands Development Agency of New Zealand’s oneCO-OPERATIVE Model

By: Cook Islands Development Agency New Zealand
Published: 2018-03-31

This report is the result of a research project funded by the Lottery Grants Board through the Lottery Community Sector Research Committee, into the impact of the oneCO-OPERATIVE initiative of…

Community Development Pasifika Research & Evaluation
Health

Increasing the Effectiveness of Stopping Violence Dunedin Programmes

By: Seán Manning, MSc
Published: 2018-03-08

This document pulls together five strands of research. The first is a collection of demographic data concerning 502 participants who were referred to and attended programmes at Stopping Violence Dunedin…

Family Violence & Abuse Research & Evaluation
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
Non-profit Sector

2016 State of the Sector Survey – Snapshot

By: ComVoices
Published: 2016-12-01

The second Snapshot Survey conducted by ComVoices shows that the stresses on our community organisations are increasing. A survey of over 280 community organisations shows that they are experiencing greater…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

2016 State of the Sector Survey – Snapshot Summary

By: ComVoices
Published: 2016-12-01

The survey, of over 280 community organisations, shows that stresses on our community organisations are increasing. They are experiencing greater demand for services and are dealing with greater complexity, but…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Economics

A Proposal to Build a Robust, Evidence Based Learning System for Social Investment. ComVoices (March 2017)

By: ComVoices
Published: 2016-11-01

In 2016 the Ministry of Soical Development (MSD) advised that from July 2017 its contracts with funded providers would include, as a condition of funding, the requirement to gather and…

Government – Central & Local Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Research & Evaluation
Housing

Scoping the costs of homelessness in New Zealand

By: NZ Work Research Institute
Published: 2016-09-30

The cost of homelessness to society and to the individual is difficult to measure, which in turn makes it difficult to formulate and evaluate meaningful policy change to address rising…

Economics & Finances Homelessness Research & Evaluation
People and Society

Te Karanga a Maaui; Calls of influence that spark entrepreneurship in Rangatahi Maaori

By: Glenda Taituha
Published: 2016-04-15

If there was ever a single strategy that could combat the ongoing effects of colonisation on indigenous peoples, it would be the breeding of entrepreneurial thinkers and the practical application…

Education & Training Governance & Kaitiakitanga Research & Evaluation
People and Society

Evaluation of Crossroads Youth with a Future Stay Real Programme

By: The Collaborative Trust
Published: 2016-03-30

Crossroads Youth with a Future works with young people in the Eastern suburbs of Christchurch using a programme called Stay Real. This independent evaluation of Stay Real programme was conducted…

Children & Youth Research & Evaluation
Ethnicity and Diversity

Population Change and Its Implications: Auckland

By: Trudie Cain, Robin Peace, Paul Spoonley, Paula Pereda, Pippa Vague and Chris Howard Massey University
Published: 2016-02-15

The Nga Tangata Oho Mairangi (NTOM) research programme is funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). The programme of research is broad and involves both Massey and…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Research & Evaluation
Leadership

Anticipating subnational depopulation: Policy responses and strategic interventions to regional decline

By: Rachael McMillan
Published: 2016-01-01

Population growth has already ended in a number of countries around the world. Significant demographic trends are transforming the global population, with record low fertility across the globe, increasing longevity…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Research & Evaluation
Health

Her Stories – Women, Research and Recovery

By: Megan Woods MP
Published: 2014-11-21

A paper written and presented by Megan Woods MP for the inaugural Christchurch Womens Researchers Breakfast, Otauatahi-Christchurch, Thursday 21st November 2014

Emergency & Disaster Research & Evaluation Women/Wāhine
Health

ANZTSR 2014 Indigenous Communities, Disasters, and Disaster Research: Surviving Disaster Research On, With and By Maori

By: Dr Simon Lambert
Published: 2014-11-18

This paper presents insights into the impact on Maori of the Christchurch earthquakes, including the role of Indigenous Knowledge (Matauranga Maori) in disasters, and the role of Indigenous culture in…

Emergency & Disaster Māori Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

What can Pākehā learn from engaging in Kaupapa Māori research?

By: Alex Barnes
Published: 2014-11-12

Written by Te Wāhanga kairangahau Alex Barnes, this working paper focuses on how Pākehā have become involved in Māori-determined and controlled educational research, and what issues inhibit and facilitate their…

Education & Training Kaupapa Māori approaches Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

ANZTSR 2014 In celebration of actionable theory (trying to practice what we preach!)

By: Dr Judith McMorland and Dr Ljiljana Erakovic
Published: 2014-11-10

Our purpose in this conference paper is to • Define (and celebrate) what we mean by ‘actionable theory’ and how our model fits this endeavour • Discuss the value of…

Research & Evaluation
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
Non-profit Sector

State of the Sector Survey 2014 snapshot

By: ComVoices
Published: 2014-10-14

A survey of over 300 community organisations working in the community sector in 2014. Findings show that many are under severe pressure. Most groups are doing more work than ever…

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Health

This is the House of Hope. Peer Support Services Aotearoa. Outcomes of Value as identified by people who experience mental health and addiction problems and the ways in which Peer Support Services support these outcomes. 2014

By: Kites Trust
Published: 2014-10-03

Findings from focus groups held in Mental Health and Addiction Peer Support Services in Aotearoa which identify the outcomes people who use these services value in their live. The findings…

Mental Health Research & Evaluation
Pacific Peoples

Pasifika Success as Pasifika: Pasifika Conceptualisations of Literacy for Success as Pasifika in Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Adult and Community Education (ACE) Aotearoa
Published: 2014-02-03

This research report presents the details and findings of a research project commissioned by Adult and Community Education (ACE) Aotearoa, entitled Pasifika Success as Pasifika in Aotearoa New Zealand (PSAPiA).…

Education & Training Pasifika Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Waimarino Youth Photovoice Project

By: Ken Taiapa, SHORE and Whariki Research, Massey University
Published: 2013-11-01

This report outlines the process and findings of research undertaken by young people living in Waimarino, with support from the Raetihi Community Trust and the SHORE and Whariki Research Centre…

Children & Youth Community Development Research & Evaluation
People and Society

Understanding and accelerating community-led development in Aotearoa New Zealand.

By: Inspiring Communities
Published: 2013-06-30

This document is the final accountability report for a Lottery Community Sector Research Fund grant for Inspiring Communities to contribute to “understanding and accelerating community-led development in Aotearoa/New Zealand”. This…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Economics

Small-holder Coffee Grower and Livelihoods in Timor-Leste : Current status, Issues and Challenges

By: Anura Widana
Published: 2013-06-30

Based on a field study in 2013, it analyses the role of coffee production in the socio-economic and livelihoods of small-holders. It presents prospects for livelihoods upliftment and some of…

Community Development Economics & Finances Research & Evaluation
Health

The Hidden Abuse of Disabled People Residing in the Community: An Exploratory Study

By: Dr Michael Roguski
Published: 2013-06-18

The study was inspired by a growing awareness of the abuse of disabled people living in the New Zealand community. Next, while international research has highlighted that disabled people are…

Disability Research & Evaluation Social Services
Non-profit Sector

An Investment in Evaluation – Final Report

By: Community Waitakere
Published: 2013-05-31

The following report presents a summarisation of the development research and evaluation project “Evaluation for More Effective Community Development”. This project was initiated by Community Waitakere in 2012 and completed…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
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
Non-profit Sector

Community Waitakere, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT EVALUATION RESEARCH. Retrospective impact analysis: 7 Case Studies

By: Community Waitakere
Published: 2013-04-29

This is stage 2 of a 4 stage COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT EVALUATION RESEARCH PROJECT. We know it’s important to reflect on our past so we are able to chart a course…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Health

Ongoing resilience from the ground up research report

By: Raven Marie Cretney
Published: 2013-04-07

This report summarises the Masters thesis of the same title (also found in this directory). I briefly discuss methodology and background to the case study of Project Lyttelton before explaining…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Impact in the Voluntary Sector

By: Nataly Noguer Blue
Published: 2013-03-25

While the value added by voluntary organisations is widely accepted by government and other funders, there has been increased pressure for the voluntary sector to measure the difference they make…

Community Development Research & Evaluation Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Ethnicity and Diversity

What is action research in the context of community research?

By: Hilary Stace
Published: 2012-12-19

A short paper about the development of action research/participatory action research and applications, particularly in the context of disability research. The role of ethics, self reflection and empowerment.

Action Research Community Development Disability Research & Evaluation
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
Ethnicity and Diversity

New Model for Supporting Disabled People

By: Evalue Research
Published: 2012-12-01

The report summaries and synthesises findings from evaluations of components of a New Model for disability support that were introduced by the Ministry of Health in 2011-12.

Disability Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Ethics in Community-Based Participatory Research: Case Studies, Case Examples & Commentaries

By: National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement and the Centre for Social Justice and Community Action, Durham University, UK
Published: 2012-11-01

This compilation of case studies, examples and commentaries forms the third part of a set of materials relating to ethics in community-based participatory research (CBPR). Part I comprises a set…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Community-Based Participatory Research: A Guide to Ethical Principles & Practice

By: Centre for Social Justice and Community Action, Durham University National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement
Published: 2012-11-01

All research raises questions about ethics: about the rigour, responsibility and respect of the practices of researchers. As a result, there are strict systems in place to encourage and enforce…

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
People and Society

ToughLove Programme for parents evaluation

By: ToughLove Auckland
Published: 2012-10-30

Evaluation of ToughLove parenting programme. funded by Lottery Community Sector Research Committee.

Families, Whānau and Parenting Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Literature Review of Evaluation Methods & Methodologies

By: Community Waitakere
Published: 2012-08-15

There are many organisations working with communities in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is important we develop our understanding of the impact organisations and the programmes and services they run have…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Community Development Evaluation Measures: Indicators of Success

By: Community Waitakere
Published: 2012-08-15

The indicators have been chosen based on their ability to capture important factors in community health and well-being, organisations will need to have careful discussion about whether they are appropriate…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Case Studies – Evaluation Frameworks in Community Development Organisations

By: Community Waitakere
Published: 2012-08-15

The case studies were chosen by the leadership team at Community Waitakere. While Community Waitakere operates in the community development space, the case studies are not entirely from organisations that…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Ethnicity and Diversity

New Land, New Life: Long-Term Settlement of Refugees in New Zealand Main Report

By: Wendy Searle, Emma Prouse, Emily L’Ami, Alison Gray, Anna Gruner Labour and Immigration Research Centre Labour Group Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Published: 2012-08-06

Quota Refugees Ten Years On: Perspectives on Integration, Community, and Identity is a multi-year research programme that was developed to better understand the long-term journeys of refugees in New Zealand.…

Community Development Migrants and Former Refugees Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Evaluation Report Lyttelton Harbour Festival of Lights

By: Project Lyttelton
Published: 2012-03-30

Evaluations results of the Lyttelton Harbour Festival of Lights from the perspective of the advisory group, key stakeholders and the general public.

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Evaluation Report Lyttelton Farmers Market

By: Project Lyttelton
Published: 2012-03-30

An evaluation of the Lyttelton Farmers Market from the perspective of regular customers, new customers and stall holders.

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Evaluation Report Lyttelton Harbour Festival of Walking

By: Project Lyttelton
Published: 2012-03-30

An evaluation report exploring the the short and longer term outcomes of the festival from the perspective of the guides and participants.

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Evaluation Report Seven Oaks Community Garden

By: Project Lyttelton
Published: 2012-03-01

An evaluation report looking at the key success stories and challenges faced by Project Lyttelton running the garden. Assessing the lessons learned and what can be applied to other projects…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Te Ao Māori

A Journey through Kaupapa Māori Evaluation

By: Teah Carlson
Published: 2012-01-01

“A Journey through Kaupapa Māori Evaluation” Teah Carlson’s presentation at the 2012 Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association Conference. Teah is a Phd student Te Kupenga Hauora Maori, University of Auckland.

Kaupapa Māori approaches Māori Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Community participation in road works

By: Anura Widana
Published: 2011-10-20

This paper based on evaluation of road construction and rehabilitation programs in Asian countries outlines the main areas for community participation and strategies to secure the participation

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Advocacy

Advocacy and Policy Change Evaluation: A Brief Overview

By: Kathryn Nemec
Published: 2011-10-01

This short literature review about evaluating advocacy and policy change work is designed to be of use to advocacy organisations and funders.

Advocacy Research & Evaluation
Advocacy

Gisborne Voter Participation Project: Evaluation report

By: Ka Pai Kaiti Charitable Trust
Published: 2011-05-06

Ka Pai Kaiti facilitated a project to increase voter turnout and participation in the local council and district health board elections in Gisborne 2010. The purpose of research project was…

Action Research Human Rights & Civil Liberties Research & Evaluation
People and Society

Building Capacity for Ethical Research with Children and Young People

By: Dr Mary Ann Powell, Dr Nicola Taylor, Dr Sally Newell, Professor Anne Graham, Dr Robyn Fitzgerald
Published: 2011-03-01

This report presents the findings from the Childwatch project. To the best of our knowledge it is the first international project of its kind to identify and explore the ethical…

Children & Youth Research & Evaluation
Leadership

Pilot of a tool for Cultural Impact Assessment in local government RMA decisions

By: Stephanie Palmer
Published: 2011-01-01

This research has piloted a tool for assessing the cultural impact of sub-division on ancestral Māori land. Local government authorities have said they often find it difficult to incorporate the…

Government – Central & Local Māori Research & Evaluation
Leadership

Monitoring and Evaluating of Learning Networks (INTRAC, March 2010)

By: Rick James
Published: 2010-07-29

Learning networks operate under a variety of names: communities of practice; e-learning networks; web-discussion fora, learning communities, thematic groups… Whatever name they go by, they tend to be groups of…

Education & Training Leadership Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Our Aranui – Results of the Aranui Door-to-door survey 2010

By: Matt Walters
Published: 2010-02-16

In late 2009 a survey was carried out to every house in Aranui. Questions were asked about the 5 result areas that the trust is working towards. These 5 areas…

Community Development Education & Training Research & Evaluation
Te Ao Māori

Te Rarawa Community Research

By: Te Rarawa Iwi Research and Development Group
Published: 2010-01-01

This presentation to the 2010 Community Research Awards provides insight into the approach to community research by the Te Rarawa Iwi Research and Development Group (IRD). Located within Te Runanga…

Community Development Māori Research & Evaluation
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
Non-profit Sector

Counting on Capacity: A Review of Community Waikato

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman & Katarina Pipi
Published: 2009-09-21

How do we measure or report on the impact of capacity building? This review reports on the effectiveness and ‘value for money’ of a community capacity building hub (Community Waikato),…

Community Development Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Old ways of having new conversations: Basing qualitative research within Tikanga Māori (Māori protocol)

By: Bevan Tipene-Matua, Dr Hazel Phillips, Dr Fiona Cram, Dr Murray Parsons and Katrina Taupo
Published: 2009-07-22

This paper explores how Māori cultural processes can guide research processes. Tikanga Māori (Māori ways/traditions) based dialogue processes acknowledge relationships between people and the reasons why they have gathered together.…

Māori Research & Evaluation
Leadership

From Talk to Action – Government Engagement with Citizens and Communities

By: Building Better Government Engagement Reference Group
Published: 2009-07-01

The Building Better Government Engagement (BBGE) project seeks to identify actions for building skills, knowledge and values in the public service about effective engagement with citizens and communities. This report…

Advocacy Government – Central & Local Research & Evaluation
Ethnicity and Diversity

Tutors and Learners: Partners in Innovation

By: Dorothy Thwaite
Published: 2009-01-01

Good practice happens inside and outside the classroom. Sometimes it is about bringing the outside in. Our good practice story is really about a process which adds value to the…

Education & Training Migrants and Former Refugees Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Counting on Capacity: A Review of Community Waikato

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman, with Kataraina Pipi
Published: 2009-01-01

An earlier Review (Nowland-Foreman, 2006) examined the rationale for funders to invest in capacity building, and through supporting the core operating costs of capacity building organisations. This Report builds on…

Māori Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Technology

e-rider pilot project: final evaluation report, December 2008

By: Dr Barbara Crump and Dr Keri Logan
Published: 2008-12-01

An evaluation report on the Wellington e-rider IT service pilot project. The pilot project provided support and advice on computers and other technology to community and voluntary organisations in way…

Information Technology/Internet Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

Towards an Australian Fourth Sector?

By: Dr Megan Alessandrini
Published: 2008-11-26

Abstract only: Research conducted in 1998 in Tasmania indicated that a fourth sector of society distinct from Market, Government and community, was emerging. The comparative analysis between seven Tasmanian and…

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation Social Services
People and Society

Measuring Maybe: Some Thoughts on Evaluation and Social Innovation

By: Vivian Hutchinson
Published: 2008-11-01

Vivian Hutchinson is the Executive Officer of the Social Innovation Investment Group and the New Zealand Social Entrepreneur Fellowship. This paper is based on his presentation to the workshop on…

Research & Evaluation Social Services
Non-profit Sector

The New Zealand Non-profit Sector in Comparative Perspective

By: Jackie Sanders, Mike O’Brien, Margaret Tennant, S. Wojciech Sokolowski and Lester M. Salamon
Published: 2008-10-01

This report provides the most accurate picture yet of the New Zealand non-profit sector and shows how it compares with 40 other countries. It gives us a better understanding of…

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

A Non-profit Sector Bibliography

By: Jackie Sanders, Mike O’Brien, Margaret Tennant
Published: 2008-10-01

A list of research on the non-profit sector in New Zealand collated as part of the Study of the New Zealand Non-profit Sector

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Health

Volunteer-related training in emergency services: findings from qualitative research

By: Sharon Pells, NZIER
Published: 2008-07-01

Qualitataive research (depth interviews with 52 emergency services volunteers and other stakeholders) to identify how to lift training participation of emergency services volunteers, and the impact of training on service…

Emergency & Disaster Research & Evaluation Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Technology

e-rider pilot project: interim evaluation report (Phase 2)

By: Dr Barbara Crump and Dr Keri Logan
Published: 2008-05-22

An evaluation report on the Wellington e-rider IT service pilot project. The pilot project provided support and advice on computers and other technology to community and voluntary organisations in way…

Information Technology/Internet Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Health

Volunteer-related training in emergency services: findings from desk research

By: Sharon Pells, NZIER
Published: 2008-04-01

Literature review to identify barriers to training for volunteers in emergency services, and volunteers in general, and how to overcome those barriers

Emergency & Disaster Research & Evaluation Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Non-profit Sector

Taking the PULSE Seminar / Te Kokiritanga o te Ha

By: Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2008-01-01

This is a brief report of an August 2008 seminar, sponsored by the Tangata Whenua, Community & Voluntary Sector Research Centre on possibilities for a sector-wide survey in Aotearoa New…

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Non-profit Sector

A Review of the Clearing House Project prepared for the Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector Research Centre

By: Nan Wehipeihana
Published: 2008-01-01

A review of the Clearing House project as part of the requirements of the Department of Internal Affairs Community Partnership Fund

Community Development Research & Evaluation
Te Ao Māori

Researching as a Maori presentation – The Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector Research Centre AGM 2007 presentation

By: Dr Lynne Pere
Published: 2007-11-20

The Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector Research Centre AGM 2007 presentation about researching as a Maori

Kaupapa Māori approaches Māori Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Code of Practice for the Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector Research Centre

By: Robyn Kamira for the TWCVRC
Published: 2007-10-02

The Code Of Practice describes optimum practices in community research for the Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector Research Centre. It is written for the researcher, whether with a tertiary,…

Community Development Māori Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

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
Non-profit Sector

Our Strategies in Action

By: Tangata Whenua, Community & Voluntary Sector Research Centre
Published: 2007-01-01

The vision of the Tangata Whenua, Community and Voluntary Sector Research Centre will be implemented primarily through five key strategies: (1) visibility and access, (2) quality and good practice, (3)…

Community Development Kaupapa Māori approaches Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Counting for More

By: New Zealand Federation of Voluntary Welfare Organisations
Published: 2007-01-01

Counting for More is focused on a pilot study of outputs and outcomes and is a major milestone for the VAVA (Value Added by Voluntary Agencies) project initiated in 2002…

Research & Evaluation Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Non-profit Sector

Literature review on capacity building for the voluntary and community sector

By: Cayley, Simon
Published: 2006-07-03

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of existing literature in the area of community sector capacity building. The review will attempt to summarise the key themes…

Community Development Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
People and Society

Kaiti Community Cohesion Project Report

By: Kapai Kaiti Charitable Trust
Published: 2005-08-31

The suburb of Kaiti in Gisborne is characterized by established families with a strong affinity to their community and a desire to challenge the negative reputation of Kaiti by making…

Community Development Research & Evaluation
People and Society

Meta-analysing community action projects in Aotearoa, New Zealand

By: Alison Greenaway, K Witten
Published: 2005-03-11

This paper reports on a meta-analysis of ten community action projects. The activation, consolidation and transition or completion stages of the projects were examined to identify commonalities in structures and…

Community Development Research & Evaluation Social Services
Health

Evaluation of the Voluntary Agency Support Scheme and Emergency Management and Disaster Relief Fund

By: Mary-Jane Rivers & Garth Nowland-Foreman
Published: 2005-01-01

This evaluation follows a broad-ranging evaluation of the Voluntary Agency Support Scheme (VASS) in 1998 that focused on rationale, purpose, structure, management and ‘place’ of VASS in relation to international…

Emergency & Disaster Research & Evaluation Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Health

KIDPOWER: NZ Pilot Evaluation Report

By: Cathy Bouma of EAS (Evaluation and Auditing Services Ltd)
Published: 2004-11-01

The KIDPOWER TEENPOWER FULLPOWER Trust (KIDPOWER) received a grant from The Todd Foundation to pilot and evaluate outcomes of one-hour sessions with 8 to 12 year old children in classes…

Children & Youth Family Violence & Abuse Research & Evaluation
People and Society

KIDPOWER: NZ Pilot Evaluation Report – Summary

By: Cathy Bouma of EAS (Evaluation and Auditing Services Ltd)
Published: 2004-11-01

The KIDPOWER TEENPOWER FULLPOWER Trust (KIDPOWER) received a grant from The Todd Foundation to pilot and evaluate outcomes of one-hour sessions with 8 to 12 year old children in classes…

Children & Youth Family Violence & Abuse Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Junk to Funk 2004: A case study investigating Social Capital, Volunteerism and Evaluation in a Community Project

By: Denise Roche
Published: 2004-11-01

On Waiheke Island the Waste Resource Trust is responsible for encouraging 8000 residents to recycle more and send less waste to landfill. Volunteers engage the community with an annual celebration…

Research & Evaluation Sustainability Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Evaluation

Organic research

By: Clements, Elizabeth
Published: 2004-01-01

Describes a new model for research based on an organic approach to social change.

Action Research Research & Evaluation
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
Evaluation

Structures and Strategies: a narrative analysis of eleven community organisations in Otago

By: Aimers, J and Walker, P.
Published: 2003-01-01

This research project was initiated in 2001 to explore the governance and organisational practices of 11 diverse community organisations in Dunedin. The themes explored within the study are the life…

Community Development Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Economics

Poverties and Satisfiers: A Systems Look at Human Needs. Creating a New Democracy.

By: Katherine Peet
Published: 2000-11-19

All systems have needs, whether the systems be people, families, communities, cities, economics or ecosystems. System needs are complex. They exist simultaneously, and must be addressed systemically and holistically, rather…

Families, Whānau and Parenting Poverty and Inequality Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Using Participatory Action Research in a Local Government Setting

By: Aimers, J
Published: 1999-01-01

In this paper I offer a set of guidelines for the use of Action Research in New Zealand local authority community development and parks and recreation settings.

Action Research Government – Central & Local Research & Evaluation
Evaluation

Social Responsibility: Whose Agenda? Choices for the Future. The Key Word is ‘Social’!

By: Katherine Peet
Published: 1998-02-15

This paper considers the space within which the State, the Public Service and Common Wealth interact. In particular, power relationships which fall outside nation-states are examined. These general issues are…

Governance & Kaitiakitanga Research & Evaluation
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