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Ministerial announcement: Counting the contribution of the not-for-profit sector

NZ Government press release, 16 July 2014 Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew and Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner are welcoming Statistics New Zealand’s decision to update its official measure…

Flaunting it on Facebook – drinking cultures report released

Results from the “young adults, drinking cultures and social networking” research project were released in March 2014. The three-year research project explored the ways in which new technologies are being…

Teach First evaluation shows real impact on school learning

The Teach First programme has been implemented well and is successful at attracting talented individuals to teach in schools serving low-decile communities, a new evaluation report shows. The report, written…

Working across all Sectors: youth research conference, July 2014

The sixth annual Youth Collaborative hui will tackle the theme “Connections: Developing Youth Wellbeing across all Sectors”. The conference is being held at Lincoln University, Christchurch, 10-11 July 2014. Invited…

What's happening at the ANZEA 2014 conference?

The annual gathering of New Zealand evaluators will focus on “Our House, Our Whare, Our Fale: Building Strong Evaluation in Aotearoa New Zealand”. The wananga is being held in Wellington…

New Centre for Social Impact launched in Auckland

A national centre of excellence for the support of innovative responses to complex social issues was launched by the ASB Community Trust on 15 May 2014. The new Centre for…

He Tai Pari conference – evidence, outcomes & collaboration

People working with vulnerable children, young people and their whānau, will share knowledge about how to shift to an outcome focus at He Tai Pari conference, 14-15 July, Wellington. The…

Youth turn to Google for help – new Youthline research

Youth prefer search engines to those around them when seeking advice A recent Colmar Brunton youth survey finds young people are turning to Google and other websites for help before…

NZ General Social Survey consultation – have your say?

Consultation by Statistics NZ regarding proposals for content of the 2016 New Zealand General Social Survey (NZGSS) is now open. Every two years the NZGSS interviews 8,000 people aged 15…

Survey on how women are doing in Aotearoa New Zealand

New Zealand women of all ages and from all parts of the country are urged to respond to the third “How are we doing” survey being conducted by Pacific Women’s…

Evidence2Action Symposium 2014, 4 June, Wellington

The one-day Evidence2Action symposium on Wednesday 4 June is a chance for anyone interested to explore the link between research, policy and action. The symposium is being hosted by the…

The Human Cost of Inequality lecture series, May 2014, Auckland

The authors of the highly acclaimed book “The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone”  are presenting the 2014 Sir Douglas Robb Lectures hosted by the University of Auckland. When:…

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