Report

Ethnic differences in the use and experience of child healthcare services in NZ

This research explored the underlying mechanisms behind ethnic differences in the use and experience of child healthcare services via econometric approaches.
Discussion paper

Talanoa: human rights issues for Pacific peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand

The purpose of this paper is to provide a foundation piece about human rights of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand. It identifies how human rights fits within the unique context of Pacific peoples, and how they provide a baseline understanding of the issues that...
Report

The state of the climate in the Pacific 2020

This report explores how climate change has impacted Pacific Island Countries; who is responsible; and what is needed to ensure that the people of the Pacific emerge stronger from the climate crisis.
Report

Are New Zealand children meeting the Ministry of Health guidelines for sleep?

There has been limited data on how many children under five in Aotearoa New Zealand are meeting current sleep duration and sleep quality guidelines. To address this, researchers from Massey University, Queensland University of Technology and the Ministry of Health analysed sleep and sociodemographic data...
Literature review

Te Piringa insights into ensuring effective whānau-centred, primary health care services and support

This integrative literature review sought to understand the evidence for whānau-centred primary health provision towards improved Māori and Pacific health outcomes. A focus was to gain insights regarding the enablers, inhibitors, and challenges in delivering effective primary health care services and support for Māori and...
Report

Māori whānau and Pasifika families experience of sleep health messages

The purpose of this research was to understand the level of awareness of commonly promoted healthy sleep messages, experiences with these messages, enablers and barriers to implementing the messages, whether additional support or information may be needed and how this could best be shared with...
Discussion paper

Pacific perspectives on family violence in Aotearoa New Zealand

Pacific populations in New Zealand have significant rates of family violence as both victims and perpetrators. The authors argue that holistic, collaborative, and collective approaches to addressing family violence for Pacific families are essential for their healing process.
Report

Making disability rights real Whakatūturu ngā tika hauātanga

New Zealand has a mixed record when it comes to the rights of disabled people. Although some things are done well, there is still a great deal of work required to remove barriers stopping disabled people from participating in society on an equal basis. This...
Report

Action plan for Pacific education 2020-2030

This Action Plan is a blueprint for communities, the education sector and the Government to transform outcomes for Pacific learners and families.
Report

Pathways for change 2019-2023

This report presents a framework designed to help reduce family violence within the New Zealand Pasefika community.