RECENT RESEARCH

People and Society

Measuring Community Mobilisation

By: Cristy Jane Trewartha
Published: 2021-12-31

Community mobilisation (CM) is a transformative approach used to create social change on complex issues. CM has been used in practice for many years; however, until recently, had little presence…

Community Development Family Violence & Abuse
Ethnicity and Diversity

“You’re so powerless”: Takatāpui/LGBTIQ+ people’s experiences before becoming homeless in Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Brodie Fraser, Elinor Chisholm, Nevil Pierse
Published: 2021-12-20

Little is known in Aotearoa New Zealand about experiences of homelessness amongst Takatāpui/LGBTIQ+ identifying people, despite growing international literature regarding LGBTIQ+ homelessness. Using data from semi-structured interviews with eight people…

Homelessness Rainbow/LGBTIQA+
Law and Justice

Store robberies for tobacco products: Perceived causes and potential solutions

By: Marewa Glover, Robin Shepherd,* Hamed Nazari, and Kyro Selket
Published: 2021-12-16

In 2015, the media began to report with greater frequency that NZ convenience stores were being robbed for tobacco products. There are three reasons why this was shocking to the…

Addiction - Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling Crime & Safety
Advocacy

Pathways to Mauri Ora

By: Carel Smith - ARO Solutions
Published: 2021-11-30

Whānau experiences of The Pride Project have indicated that whānau have improved social connections through participating in programmes and activities, that trust relationships with Hope Navigators help to breakdown barriers…

Community Development
Sport and Recreation

Te Ora Tinana Project

By: Sport Otago - Sport Waitaki
Published: 2021-11-26

Sport Otago completed a needs assessment to identify the physical activity needs and aspirations of priority groups in the Waitaki District (Waitaki) who have inequitable access to physical activity opportunities…

Disability Māori Pasifika Sport & Recreation
Law and Justice

An Exploration of Kiwi Tahi and Engagement

By: Dr. Liya Anthony and Julie Moore
Published: 2021-11-16

This study of the Kiwi Tahi programme, a life-skill development programme for vulnerable young people (aged between 8-12 years old), was a collaboration between a lecturer in Social Practice at…

Children & Youth Rangatahi Social Services
Environment

Being manuhiri

By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Published: 2021-11-11

Several favourite walking, tramping, cycling, kayaking, and boating spots in Aotearoa NZ are now co-managed by Māori organisations and government agencies. These co-governance and co-management arrangements have been put in…

Advocacy Environment Sport & Recreation Te Tiriti O Waitangi
Environment

Enabling narratives for Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge
Published: 2021-11-11

Storytelling, as spoken or written narratives, is an effective way to convey complex or abstract ideas. We have developed narratives about different ways of achieving EBM. They are based on…

Environment Māori Sustainability
People and Society

A Youth19 Brief: Young People with Disabilities

By: The Youth19 Research Group
Published: 2021-11-05

Most young people with disabilities reported positive family and school environments, high rates of volunteering, and moderate or good health. However, members of this group also reported major inequities compared…

Children & Youth Disability
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