Family Violence Research

This page lists recent news about family violence-related research being conducted in New Zealand and internationally. 

For more information about WAVES Trust's research and other projects please go to our projects webpage.

Latest Research News

Dec
11
Research
From Community Waitakere: COVID-19 has changed the world as we once knew it, forcing all of us to quickly adapt to a new normal. We wanted to find out how the local community and social service sector has responded to COVID-19 and learn more about both the positive and negative impacts of being in lockdown. We sent out an online survey in August 2020 when Auckland went back into Alert Level 3 lockdown and we are now pleased to share our findings
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Dec
11
Research
From the University of Otago: This seminar presents the findings of a year-long University of Otago research project which focused on preventing the removal of babies by the child protection system. The issue of the removal of babies by Oranga Tamariki, particularly Māori babies, has gained widespread attention in the last two years. This research sought to understand what helps prevent this practice where possible
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Nov
20
Research
From the University of Otago: This seminar will present the findings of a year-long University of Otago research project which focused on the prevention of removal of infants by the state. Wednesday 2 December 2020, 11am – 12pm, online
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Nov
13
Research
From Growing Up in New Zealand: We're delighted to share with you that the latest report from Growing Up in New Zealand, Now We Are Eight: Life in Middle Childhood, has just been released
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Nov
13
Research
From Stats NZ: Te Kupenga is Tatauranga Aotearoa Stats NZ’s survey of Māori wellbeing. A post-censal survey of almost 8,500 adults (aged 15 years and over) of Māori ethnicity and/or descent, Te Kupenga gives an overall picture of the social, cultural, and economic wellbeing of Māori people in Aotearoa
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Sep
18
Research
From MartinJenkins: ‘Social Services System: The funding gap and how to bridge it’ was a highly discussed research project in late 2019. MartinJenkins was engaged to undertake this independent study which was jointly funded by social service providers and philanthropic organisations. The report sought to understand and quantify the funding gap faced by social service providers and offer recommendations on how to bridge it. In the upcoming webinar Michael Flett and Donella Bellett will share our learnings and insights from the research that underpinned the report. Wednesday September 23 2020, 12-1pm, online
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