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Research

23 April 2014

This study explores how accessible health and disability organisations are for Māori living with a disability.

23 April 2014

The recent Malaysian-backed Southern Thai peace initiative has now run into some serious problems. This report argues that, despite its various shortcomings, the initiative is still worthy of support.

22 April 2014

Whānau Ora is an inclusive interagency approach to providing health and social services to build the capacity of all New Zealand families in need. This report examines on the performance of general practices in Whānau Ora collectives.

22 April 2014

This paper proposes that Australia abolishes tax concessions for superannuation and create a universal (non-means-tested) age pension.

17 April 2014

This twelfth edition of the Indigenous compendium to the Report of Government Services reflects several improvements in reporting by Indigenous status in the 2014 report, including Indigenous students’ science literacy outcomes and separations from selected hospital procedures for Indigenous people.

17 April 2014

This paper describes the process and methodology of the LivingStandardsNZ workshop which brought together 28 young people in December 2013 to discuss complex and long-term issues for the future of New Zealand.

17 April 2014

This report presents information on young people under youth justice supervision, both in the community and in detention, during 2012–13. It explores the characteristics of their supervision and recent trends.

16 April 2014

Growth in early childhood education (ECE) services in New Zealand is still high, but is well down on where it was between 2007 and 2010, according to these statistics on annual ECE growth.

16 April 2014

The Abbott government can provide national leadership and take adoption out of the ‘too-hard’ basket by setting national child protection performance targets, argues this report, including by boosting the number of local adoptions from care to the equivalent of more adoption-friendly countries within the next 10 years.

16 April 2014

This audit assessed the administrative effectiveness of Defence’s procedures to provide emergency assistance to the civil community.