Several contributions were made to Housing New Zealand’s longitudinal research project, including provision of interviewing services, analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, development of a logic model and evaluation framework, and reporting on specific topics of interest. The research has been used to improve services for tenants and applicants.
An evaluation of New Zealand researchers’ usage of, and outcomes from using the Australian Synchrotron was completed, and informed the negotiations for further New Zealand access to the facility.
A detailed case study of the Regional Partnerships Programme’s activity in the Wellington region was completed, contributing to the Ministry’s evaluation of the scheme across New Zealand. This was the first case study to be completed as part of the evaluation, and was used by the Ministry as a guide for the remainder of the case studies.