Our State of the Nation reports and others explore the extent of progress being made in New Zealand across key social indicators of children, crime and punishment, work and incomes, social hazards, and housing. This section also includes our annual reports on the current state of housing in New Zealand as well as other recent reports.
In this inaugural State of Our Communities report, we look at the grassroots level of three communities: Linwood (Christchurch), Papakura (Auckland) and Porirua (Wellington).
The latest report from the Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit looks at the role of migrant workers in the aged- care sector.
Taking Stock: The Demand for Social Housing in New Zealand is the latest report from the Social Policy & Parliamentary Unit.
Off The Track is the 10th State of the Nation report from The Salvation Army’s Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit.
The 2016 Beyond The Prison report says changes must be made to how prisoners re-enter society for New Zealanders to feel safe and secure in their homes and communities.
No young person must be allowed to leave school to nothing—no job, no further training, no hope. The Salvation Army is issuing this challenge to the New Zealand community in a report titled ‘What Next?’.
The latest report from the Social Policy & Parliamentary Unit examines how even just a small dip in economic fortunes could see many more Kiwi families fall into poverty and severe social distress, despite recent economic upturn.
The latest report from the Social Policy & Parliamentary Unit looks at the issue of housing baby boomers in their retirement.
The 'Invisible in the SuperCity' report examines hidden homelessness in Auckland.