Ethnicity and Diversity

Exploring immunisation inequities among migrant and refugee children in New Zealand

By: Charania, N.A., Paynter, J., Lee, A.C., Watson, D.G., Turner, N.M.
Published: 2018-08-17

Migrants may experience immunisation inequities compared with the host population related to barriers with accessing immunisations in their home countries, while migrating and/or post-arrival. This retrospective cohort study explored vaccination…

Children & Youth Immunisation Migrants and Former Refugees
Ethnicity and Diversity

Vaccine-preventable diseases and immunisation coverage among migrants and non-migrants worldwide: A scoping review of published literature, 2006 to 2016

By: Charania, N.A., Gaze, N., Kung, J., Brooks, S.
Published: 2019-05-16

Background: Studies of vaccine-preventable disease (VPD) burden and immunisation coverage among migrants compared to locally-born populations present a mixed picture on whether migrants experience disproportionate VPD rates and immunisation inequities,…

Immunisation Migrants and Former Refugees
Ethnicity and Diversity

Interventions to reduce the burden of vaccine-preventable diseases among migrants and refugees worldwide: A scoping review of published literature, 2006 to 2018

By: Charania, N.A., Gaze, N., Kung, J., Brooks, S.
Published: 2020-10-27

Background Disparities in vaccine-preventable disease (VPD) burden and immunisation coverage between migrants and refugees and their host populations have been described in numerous countries worldwide. Effective strategies are required to…

Immunisation Migrants and Former Refugees
Ethnicity and Diversity

Vaccine-preventable disease-associated hospitalisations among migrant and non-migrant children in New Zealand

By: Charania, N.A., Paynter, J., Lee, A.C., Watson, D.G., Turner, N.M.
Published: 2020-04-01

Migrants may experience a higher burden of vaccine-preventable disease (VPD)-associated hospitalisations compared to the host population. A retrospective cohort study from 2006 to 2015 was conducted that linked de-identified data…

Children & Youth Immunisation Migrants and Former Refugees
Evaluation

Working Through Uncertainty: The Perils and Potential of Community-Engaged Research on Refugee Resettlement

By: Paul Van Auken, Orlee Hauser, D. J. Wolover, Bethany Lerch, Kenneth Jackson, Juyeon Son, Sarah Reed and Colin Crowley
Published: 2019-02-28

What can be learned from the process of community-engaged research (CER) on refugee resettlement? In the following, we share experiences, reflections, and lessons from implementing such a project. We begin…

Research & Evaluation
Ethnicity and Diversity

What is with all the hate? A thematic analysis of New Zealanders’ attitudes to the Human Rights Commission’s ‘Give nothing to racism’ social marketing campaign

By: Angelique Nairn
Published: 2020-11-30

This article explores the attitudes of New Zealanders to the social marketing campaign ‘Give nothing to racism’. Thematic analysis was applied to a series of comments posted on the New…

Media & Communications Racism
Health

Integrating volunteering cultures in New Zealand’s multi-hazard environment

By: Dr Andrea Grant, Mary Hart and E. R. (Lisa) Langer
Published: 2019-07-01

In New Zealand, the social contribution of volunteers exceeds 270 million hours per year. Volunteer participation is a vital component of emergency services activities, particularly in rural settings. Fire and…

Emergency & Disaster
Ethnicity and Diversity

What is with all the hate? A thematic analysis of New Zealanders’ attitudes to the Human Rights Commission’s ‘Give nothing to racism’ social marketing campaign

By: Dr Angelique Nairn
Published: 2020-12-01

This article explores the attitudes of New Zealanders to the social marketing campaign ‘Give nothing to racism’. Thematic analysis was applied to a series of comments posted on the New…

Media & Communications Racism
Ethnicity and Diversity

MEETING THE NEEDS AND CHALLENGES OF MIGRANTS AND FORMER REFUGEES IN THE NELSON AND TASMAN REGIONS

By: The Centre for Applied Cross-cultural Research Victoria University of Wellington Colleen Ward with Jason Lescelius Amanda Jack Reneeta M. Naidu and Elizabeth Weinberg
Published: 2018-03-14

In pursuing their purpose of supporting migrants, former refugees, and people from minority ethnicities with their settlement processes, the Nelson Multicultural Council contracted the Centre for Applied Cross-cultural Research at…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Migrants and Former Refugees
Environment

Recycling of Beverage Containers in New Zealand: Critical Analysis of Existing Status and Proposed Best Practices

By: Omisakin Olufemi and Jyoti, R.
Published: 2019-09-27

Environment conservation is one of the primary concerns of most countries in the modern world because of the continuous increase in environmental degradation and the resulting pollution. Environmental pollution has…

Community Development Environment
Ethnicity and Diversity

Perceptions of Community Safety in West Auckland

By: Moore, C. W., Bridgman G., Moore C. E. and M. Grey
Published: 2017-05-31

Community Safety is relevant at both individual and community levels. This research report is about perceptions of safety which is different from an objective measure of changing crime rates, or…

Community Development Crime & Safety Government – Central & Local
Evaluation

What can Pākehā learn from engaging in Kaupapa Māori research?

By: Alex Barnes
Published: 2014-11-12

Written by Te Wāhanga kairangahau Alex Barnes, this working paper focuses on how Pākehā have become involved in Māori-determined and controlled educational research, and what issues inhibit and facilitate their…

Education & Training Kaupapa Māori approaches Research & Evaluation
People and Society

From stories to action: The policy implications of the NCWNZ Women’s Voices project

By: Gordon, L.; Du Plessis, R.; Sutherland, J.; and Gibson, H.
Published: 2015-06-30

This report highlights the policy implications of research into the earthquake experiences of 150 Christchurch women interviewed for the Women’s Voices – Ngā Reo O Ngā Wahine Project. It focuses…

Emergency & Disaster Women/Wāhine
Health

ANZTSR 2014 Third Sector Organizations and Earthquake Recovery Planning in Christchurch, New Zealand

By: Nicole S. Hutton, Graham A. Tobin, and Linda M. Whiteford
Published: 2014-10-29

Following the February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake, Third Sector Organizations (TSOs) are increasingly relied on to maintain community connectivity, and well-being. As demolition and red zoning alter livelihood options, TSOs are…

Emergency & Disaster Non-profit Sector
People and Society

Movers and Shakers: Women’s Stories from the Christchurch Earthquakes

By: Gordon, L; Sutherland, J; DuPlessis, R and Gibson, H.
Published: 2014-05-04

This is the final report of a research study undertaken by the National Council of Women (Christchurch Branch) between 2011 and 2014 with women living in Christchurch through the earthquakes.…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster Women/Wāhine
Kaupapa Māori Theory

Ka whānau mai te reo: Honouring Whānau, Upholding Reo Māori

By: Nicola Bright, Alex Barnes and Jessica Hutchings
Published: 2013-10-03

This is the first report from a 3-year (2012–2015) kaupapa Māori research project that investigates how best to support the continuity of reo Māori development of whānau as they transition…

Kaupapa Māori Whānau Hapu Iwi
Te Ao Māori

Iwi and Māori Provider Success: A research report of interviews with successful Iwi and Māori providers and government agencies

By: Pipi, K., Cram, F., Hawke, R., Hawke, S., Huriwai, TeM., Keefe, V., Mataki, T., Milne, M., Morgan, K., Small, K., Tuhaka, H. & Tuuta, C.
Published: 2002-12-10

The successful delivery of services and programmes by Māori and iwi providers is key to building Māori community capacity and therefore in addressing Mäori/non-Māori disparities (across, for example, health, education,…

Government – Central & Local Law & Justice Māori
Research

Reducing Inequalities: Analysing the Effect of Government Policy on Whānau Ora

By: Dr H. Gifford and Dr A Boulton
Published: 2012-06-01

The research discussed in this report to the Health Research Council (HRC) was commenced in February 2009 and completed in February 2012. Whakauae Research for Māori Health and Development (WRMHD)…

Frameworks Policy Programmes
Public Health

Talanoa Research Methodology: A developing position on Pacific research

By: Timote M. Waioleti
Published: 2006-11-01

This paper contributes to the theorising on Pacific research approaches from a personal and Tongan perspective.

Frameworks Navigators Pasifika
Non-profit Sector

Why (some) nonprofits don’t partner with business

By: Dr. Debra Basil, Dr. Mary Runte, Dr. Sameer Deshpande
Published: 2008-11-01

A survey of American NPOs was conducted to examine business/nonprofit partnerships from the perspective of those who have never partnered. Primary reasons for not partnering with business tended to be…

Non-profit Sector
People and Society

The Discipline & Guidance of Children: A Summary of Research

By: Smith, Anne B., Gallop, Megan, M., Taylor, Nicola J., Marshall, Kate A.
Published:

This summary of a review of research commissioned by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner in 2003, is intended to provide parents and professionals with important information about the effects…

Children & Youth Families, Whānau and Parenting
People and Society

Ethical Issues in Undertaking Research with Children & Young People: International Literature Review

By: Dr Mary Ann Powell. Dr Robyn Fitzgerald. Assoc Prof. Nicola Taylor. Prof. Anne Graham.
Published:

There is a significant body of literature concerning ethical issues in undertaking research with children and young people. It covers a broad range of ethical issues, concerning both the nature…

Children & Youth Research & Evaluation
Ethnicity and Diversity

‘Standing in the Fire’: Experiences of HIV positive Black African migrants and refugees living in New Zealand.

By: Fouché, C., Henrickson, M. & Poindexter, C.
Published: 2011-01-01

A qualitative project explored the lived experiences and social service needs of affected or at-risk Black African migrants, refugees and their family members in New Zealand. One of the main…

Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees
People and Society

Minor fall and major lift: raising educational capacity through community partnerships

By: Carol J. Walden
Published: 2010-01-01

This transdisciplinary study explores holistic models of education and community development. The research seeks practical solutions to barriers to educational progress. It looks at how to build local capacity and…

Community Development Education & Training Social Services
Health

Confirmation of policy settings concerning Non-Government Organisation (NGO) providers of primary and population health services and Primary Health Organisations (PHOs)

By: Primrose, J.
Published: 2006-10-06

This letter from Dr Jim Primrose, Acting Deputy Director-General, Clinical Services Directorate, confirms policy settings concerning Non-Government Organisation providers of primary and population health services and PHOs.

Government – Central & Local Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Te Ao Māori

How news items represent Maori: A checklist for news media consumers to assess news stories.

By: Rankine, J.
Published: 2008-01-01

This four-page resource lists media frames, use of sources and te reo Maori, and absences to indicate whether a news item may be postive, neutral, negative or unbalanced in its…

Māori Media & Communications
Te Ao Māori

Media and te Tiriti o Waitangi 2007

By: Rankine, J., Nairn, R., Barnes, A.M., Gregory, M., Kaiwai, H., Borell, B. & McCreanor, T.
Published: 2007-01-01

This study analysed newspaper and television news items about Maori issues and te Tiriti o Waitangi. It found mass media used persistent negative themes about Maori, Pakeha news frames and…

Māori Media & Communications Te Tiriti O Waitangi
Work

Managers Matter: who manages New Zealand’s volunteers? – Summary Report

By: Smith, K.A., Cordery, C.J., Dutton, N.
Published: 2010-06-01

This summary report provides baseline data for understanding the sector and the role and importance of those managing volunteers. It is a snapshot. It tells us who are managing volunteers,…

Leadership Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Work

New Zealand Volunteers: A Snapshot

By: Charbonneau, J., Brennan, M., Hercus, A.
Published: 2006-01-02

Responses from over 1700 volunteers in four charities and six sporting organisations from Wellington and Christchurch. Two very different profiles emerged. The typical charity volunteer was female, aged 56+, retired,…

Sport & Recreation Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Non-profit Sector

The New Zealand Non-profit Sector in Comparative Perspective

By: Jackie Sanders, Mike O’Brien, Margaret Tennant, S. Wojciech Sokolowski and Lester M. Salamon
Published: 2008-10-01

This report provides the most accurate picture yet of the New Zealand non-profit sector and shows how it compares with 40 other countries. It gives us a better understanding of…

Non-profit Sector Research & Evaluation
Health

Stop!, I don’t like it!’ An Evaluation of the ‘Healthy Relationships’ programme.

By: Bryce Hamilton (BA) and Dr. Mark Turner
Published: 2010-01-01

‘Healthy Relationships’ is a programme designed by Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower Trust to teach personal safety through explanations and interactive stories. The goal of the stories is to develop understanding of…

Children & Youth Families, Whānau and Parenting Social Services
Leadership

Developing Community Partnerships: Social Wellbeing and the Local Government Act 2002

By: Aimers, J.
Published: 2005-01-01

The Local Government Act 2002 requires New Zealand local authorities to become actively involved in the development of social well being. Recent research indicates that the community and social services…

Community Development Government – Central & Local Social Services
Pacific Peoples

Sport and recreation in New Zealand Pasifika Communities

By: Gordon, B.A.,Sauni ,P.,Tugalu,C.,Hodis,F.
Published: 2010-11-30

Policy makers, and those intending to be influential around sport and recreation in Pasifika communities, need to make decisions and develop programmes that are culturally aligned and relevant. They should…

Pasifika Sport & Recreation
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