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A New Zealand research agenda for digital inclusion

Developed a research agenda that sets out digital inclusion research priorities, key research questions, and suggested research projects. The research agenda will help the Department of Internal Affairs to support and build a strong body of New Zealand digital inclusion research. Year: 2019

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Guidance on evaluation of digital inclusion initiatives

Developed guidance for government on how to create incentives for and support evaluation of digital inclusion initiatives. The guidance is accompanied by a set of case studies of good examples of evaluation of digital inclusion initiatives. These reports are being used by the Department of Internal Affairs to promote better and more consistent evaluation of …

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Development of an evidence rating scale for the New Zealand social sector

Standards of evidence are rating scales against which evidence for the effectiveness of social interventions can be assessed. International best practice in the development and use of such standards was reviewed and an evidence rating scale for New Zealand was developed. The rating scale was used to assess the evidence supporting social investment budget bids …

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Market research on genomics challenges and opportunities in New Zealand

This research project focused on the near-future challenges and opportunities for genomics in New Zealand and identified ways in which a national facility for genomics could help New Zealand to overcome challenges and make the most of opportunities. Year: 2016

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Longitudinal research on housing

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 topics of interest. The research was used to improve services for tenants and applicants. Year: 2013

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Research interviews with Housing New Zealand tenants and applicants

Interviewing services were provided to Housing New Zealand’s large scale longitudinal research project on tenants and applicants. Year: 2012

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Development of a monitoring and evaluation framework to support the Pest Management National Plan of Action, 2010-2035

A monitoring and evaluation framework was developed to enable pest management agencies to assess the value of pest management, and to assist the development of an agile, efficient and effective pest management system. Years: 2011 – 2012

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Assessing the impact of New Zealand’s investment in destination marketing

Current practices in measuring the return on investment in tourism destination marketing were reviewed and advice on improving New Zealand’s practices was developed. The advice formed the basis of a paper to the Minister and informed the piloting of new methods by the Ministry of Economic Development. Year: 2011

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E Tū Kahikatea – Evaluation of the Contribution of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa to Aotearoa New Zealand Communities and Society

A large scale, mixed method research and evaluation project examined Te Wānanga o Aotearoa practices, and evaluated the outcomes from Te Wānanga o Aotearoa education. This report helped to fill a significant and longstanding gap in New Zealand’s understanding of how Te Wānanga o Aotearoa works and what it achieves. Years: 2008 – 2010

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Outcomes from the Market Development Assistance Scheme: findings from interviews with recipient firms

Designed, conducted and reported on the findings of Interviews with firms that had received support from the Market Development Assistance Scheme. This work contributed to the Ministry of Economic Development’’s evaluation of the scheme. Year: 2008

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