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Asian Aucklanders and the arts: Attitudes, attendance and participation, 2006
The Asian population is the fastest growing segment of New Zealand?s total population, with most of this growth happening in Auckland. Recognising the significance of this trend, this research aims to gain insights into people?s cultural heritage and experiences, and how these influence their engagement...
Health of Pacific heritage arts 2009
The Pacific heritage arts research project provides a broad overview of the health of heritage arts amongst the seven main Pacific communities in New Zealand. The communities are Samoan, Tongan, Fijian, Cook Island, Niuean, Tuvaluan and Tokelauan. The research was identified as a priority in...
New Zealanders and the arts: attitudes, attendance and participation in 2011
This document is Creative New Zealand’s summary of findings from independent research in 2011 into New Zealanders’ attitudes to, attendance at and participation in the arts.
Report of the Ministerial Inquiry into the use and operation of Foreign Charter Vessels
This report examines allegations of mistreatment and underpayment of foreign crews on certain Foreign Charter Vessels that fish in the Exclusive Economic Zone under charter to New Zealand companies.
Improving the transition reducing social and psychological morbidity during adolescence
Adolescents in New Zealand relative to those in other developed countries have a high rate of social morbidity. While most adolescents are resilient to the complexities of the social milieu in which they live, at least 20% of young New Zealanders will exhibit behaviours and...
Capital-labour substitution elasticities in New Zealand: one for all industries?
This paper tests the assumption of a Cobb-Douglas production function (a unitary elasticity of substitution between capital and labour) for 20 of New Zealand’s industries, using Statistics New Zealand’s industry-level productivity data. It also assesses how the Leontief production function (zero substitutability) may apply to...
Transforming the New Zealand census of population and dwellings: issues, options, and strategy
This report presents the issues on the development of a strategic direction and timeline for the transformation of the New Zealand Census of Population and Dwellings. This development is part of Tomorrow’s Official Population and Social Statistics Programme. 1. The New Zealand Census of Population...
Adjusting productivity statistics for variable capacity utilisation
This paper outlines the implications of adjusting productivity statistics for a variable rate of capacity utilisation of capital. Capacity utilisation data from the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research shows that capacity utilisation is not constant over time. Capacity utilisation adjustment leads to marginally lower...
Immigrants and electoral enrolment: Do the numbers add up?
The electoral enrolment of immigrants is important for effective democracy. Electoral rolls also provide useful administrative data on the age, regional distribution, and intercensal movements of the eligible voting population. An understanding of the enrolment patterns of recent immigrants provides information on the political integration...
Occupation outlook 2013
This report has been designed to be one of the first places for young people in New Zealand to look when making a decision on career options and to determine what their chances are of getting a job once they have finished studying. There has...