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

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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Sep
11
Research
From E Tū Whānau: Building an evidence base and growing our understanding about what works to support meaningful, sustainable change for whānau and communities is a critical focus for E Tū Whānau. Recent work undertaken by social scientist Dr Cristy Trewartha has identified that E Tū Whānau is able to successfully mobilise community change through its kaupapa Māori approach and strategies, including wānanga and marae-based hui that draw on existing cultural knowledge and strengths. She explores connections between Community Mobilisation (a western paradigm) and the kaupapa Māori approach of E Tū Whānau using He Awa Whiria (the braided river metaphor)
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Aug
14
Research
From Gender Justice Collective: The Gender Justice Collective Te Roopu Manatika-ā-Ira, have put together a short survey to ask women, womxn, trans women, wāhine and those who walk between the binary worlds what they need to be able to live in the fullness of their being alongside those they love. Following the survey we will release WeChoose2020 - a matrix designed to rank and measure how well political party policies are supporting gender equity in Election 2020
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Jul
31
Research
From Oranga Tamariki: During the COVID-19 alert levels Oranga Tamariki ran a number of rapid ‘pulse’ surveys of key stakeholders to understand how they were managing, what they were doing differently and what additional supports would be helpful
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Jul
17
Research
From the NZFVC: The National Council of Women of New Zealand has published results from the second survey of gender attitudes in Aotearoa New Zealand
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Jun
05
Research
From Pillars: Pillars Ka Pou Whakahou is investigating whether there is a need for its services in some areas of the country, after receiving enquiries from community organisations and whānau. We are asking that you tell us a little about needs and services in West Auckland
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