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Discussion paper

29 Jun 2018

The population is getting older. The next generation of older people will live longer, be healthier, more skilled and more educated. They are much more likely to remain in the workforce – and to want to. This discussion document has been released seeking community input...

Research report

20 Sep 2016

The Family Group Conference (FGC) process seeks to hold children and young people accountable for their offending, while also encouraging them to change their behaviour and not reoffend. FGCs are the cornerstone of the youth justice system in New Zealand. However, there is a lack...

Research report

20 Sep 2016

This report describes changes in the offending outcomes observed for 79 young people who between October 2010 and December 2013 graduated from 11 Military-style Activity Camps (MACs) held at Te Puna Wai ō Tuhinapo youth justice residence in Christchurch, New Zealand.

The MAC programme...

Research report

20 Sep 2016

This report describes changes in the reoffending outcomes observed for 1,272 cases (involving 973 distinct young people) that resulted in one of three types of supervision orders in the Youth Court: ‘stand-alone’ Supervision (SUP), Supervision with Activity (SwA) or Supervision with Residence (SwR). The supervision-type...

Research report

15 Sep 2016

Children who offend are a group who are under-researched in New Zealand. This research report aims to fill some key information gaps around the profile of child offenders in New Zealand and their patterns of offending and reoffending.

The findings from this research will...

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Journal article

15 Jun 2009

This paper demonstrates how Census data can be used to examine changes in wellbeing for population sub-groups.

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