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Applications open for $750,000 research fund

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 8:57 am | Superu

Applications are now open for the second round of funding from the Superu Children and Families Research Fund. More >>

Getting Kiwi kids ready for school

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 9:46 am | Superu

Most mums of four-year-olds are confident that their child is ready to engage socially at school, although only 62% are confident that their child has the pre-reading and writing skills needed to start school. More >>

Over $1 million granted for research about children

Friday, 28 July 2017, 10:12 am | Superu

Over $1 million has been granted to a mix of academic, public and private researchers from the Superu Children and Families Research Fund. More >>

Need for more culturally relevant social policy

Monday, 24 July 2017, 3:48 pm | Superu

Released recently, 'Families: universal functions, culturally diverse values' brings together research from across Superu’s Families and Whānau Status Reports about how cultural values influence family functioning. More >>

Focus Required on Families for More Effective Social Policy

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 8:52 am | Superu

Today Superu released its fifth annual Families and Whānau Status Report, a series that measures and monitors the wellbeing of New Zealand families and whānau - and the pivotal role that these groups hold within our society. More >>

Needs of children exposed to family violence

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 2:41 pm | Superu

Needs of children exposed to family violence not being recognised - new findings shine a light on at risk group Source: Superu EMBARGOED UNTIL 6:00am, Tuesday 13 June 2017 -- Released today, 'What works for children exposed to family violence?' ... More >>

Getting evidence used for action

Friday, 9 June 2017, 3:42 pm | Superu

New Zealand’s social sector is operating in a challenging social investment environment - and needs to get better at using evidence and putting it into practice. More >>

Adolescents have highest rate of partner violence

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 9:21 am | Superu

Adolescent relationship abuse is a persistent problem that requires further attention and resource in New Zealand, but receives less attention than violence in adult relationships. More >>

Growing Up in New Zealand: Now we are 4

Friday, 12 May 2017, 10:32 am | Superu

'Now we are 4' provides a comprehensive look at how Kiwi kids from the study are faring. More >>

Children, family and the state

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 10:15 am | Superu

New Zealand has experienced a nearly constant level of births every decade since 1950, averaging some 600,000 births per decade. This is projected to continue until around 2050. Among the OECD countries New Zealand has a tremendous demographic advantage ... More >>

Applications open for $1m research fund

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 2:14 pm | Superu

The Fund provides researchers with an opportunity to explore and shape social policy that supports children and their families, whānau and communities. More >>

Building a community response to family violence

Friday, 25 November 2016, 9:17 am | Superu

New Zealand is a special place where people of all walks of life generally feel welcomed and accepted. More >>

Digital tools for youth with mental health issues

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 9:04 am | Superu

Superu has taken another step towards understanding how we can better support New Zealand’s young people. More >>

Ethnic differences in wellbeing of Kiwi familes

Friday, 22 July 2016, 10:16 am | Superu

Superu has just released its latest Families and Whānau Status Report, which explores the wellbeing of New Zealand’s families and whānau. More >>

Evidence: It's how you use it that matters

Friday, 1 April 2016, 2:50 pm | Superu

Evidence informed decision making is a hot topic in New Zealand’s social sector at the moment. Knowing what works and what to fund in order to achieve the greatest impact is integral to improving social outcomes for New Zealand families, whānau ... More >>

Review of integrated social services

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 9:42 am | Superu

Timely review of whether integrated social services make a difference - from a NZ and International perspective More >>

Study reveals how much women drink alcohol during pregnancy

Saturday, 29 August 2015, 11:12 am | Superu

Today, the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (Superu) released new research on drinking during pregnancy, Patterns and dynamics of alcohol consumption during pregnancy in a recent New Zealand cohort of expectant mothers, using data from the ... More >>

What enables families to adapt when faced with adversity?

Friday, 14 August 2015, 11:22 am | Superu

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New Zealand Families and whānau faring well

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 9:34 am | Superu

Today the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (Superu) released the 2015 Families and Whānau Status Report measuring how New Zealand families and whānau are faring across a range of well-being indicators. More >>

Children of gang-involved parents require greater focus

Monday, 22 June 2015, 2:33 pm | Superu

What Works: Improving outcomes for children of gang-involved parents was released by Superu today. The findings indicate that comprehensive, multi-faceted interventions are more likely than narrowly focused approaches to be effective in addressing the ... More >>

 

 

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