Organisation

Auckland University of Technology

Report

Is participation in early childhood education related to child health and development?

The benefits of early childhood education continue to be debated in Aotearoa New Zealand. Although attendance is not compulsory, almost all New Zealand children attend an early learning education (ECE) service for a period of time before starting school or kura. Using data from the...
Working paper

Digital contact tracing for COVID-19: a primer for policymakers

In this working paper, Australasian researchers use a simple graphical model of infection transmissions to illustrate why COVID-19 is particularly challenging to manage with traditional manual contact tracing.
Conference paper

Urban regeneration and social cohesion

This paper presents early findings from the case study, looking at the impacts on a local community, of an urban regeneration programme in Auckland, New Zealand.
Report

Parliamentary scrutiny of human rights in New Zealand: glass half full?

This research is a focused project on one aspect of the parliamentary process. It provides a contextualised account of select committees and their scrutiny of human rights with a particular emphasis on New Zealand’s 52nd Parliament in the 2017-2019 period.
Discussion paper

The case for YES in the 2020 referendum on cannabis

Like many countries around the world, cannabis use is a reality in New Zealand. The result of the nation's current policy approach damages health, worsens social equity, and drives up crime. The status quo is unacceptable, and this paper examines how New Zealand can do...