RECENT RESEARCH

Non-profit Sector

Community Food Security in Te Awa Kairangi: Evaluation of Common Unity’s Food Hub

By: Phoebe Balle and Carolyn Watts
Published: 2022-05-27

Common Unity is a place-based charity which aims to regenerate communities. Common Unity is based in Epuni, a neighbourhood where many households experience high levels of deprivation. Common Unity’s Food…

Community & Place Food Security Health & Wellbeing Research & Evaluation
Ethnicity and Diversity

Community perspectives and responses to potentially establishing an ethnic community–led research and evaluation centre

By: Fikun Trust
Published: 2022-05-09

This report presents the findings from a study conducted to get community perspectives and responses to potentially establishing an Ethnic Community-led Research and Evaluation Centre in Aotearoa, New Zealand. As…

Community & Place Race & Ethnicity Research & Evaluation
People and Society

Thematic Analysis – Kaikōura Community strategies and plans

By: Dr Jeff Foote
Published: 2022-05-05

This report sets out the findings of a thematic analysis of selected community strategies and plans and reflections from community stakeholder hui where the key findings were discussed. The report…

Community & Place Community Development Research & Evaluation
Advocacy

“¿Y ahora quién podrá defendernos?”: Exploring the Application of Ally Theory in Community Interpreting in Aotearoa From a Latin American Service-User Perspective

By: Agustina Marianacci
Published: 2022-05-01

The purpose of this research was to explore allyship and social justice in spoken-language interpreting from a service-user perspective. The research was conducted with the Latin American community in Aotearoa,…

Indigenous Research
Non-profit Sector

The Impact of Volunteering on a Young Person’s Life: A study into the SVA Service Award

By: Puck Algera
Published: 2022-03-31

The research looked into the SVA Service Award, a national framework for advancing secondary school student volunteering, to provide an in-depth insight into the benefits of youth volunteering, service and…

Children & Youth Community Development Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Economics

An Analysis of Needs and Opportunities to Inform a Sustainable Food Strategy for the Kaipātiki Project

By: Kaipātiki Project Incorporated and The University of Auckland
Published: 2022-01-21

Colleagues from the Kaipātiki Project and The University of Auckland partnered on a project to capture the experiences of stakeholders to help identify the people in the local community who…

Community Development Environment Food Security Sustainability
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
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