Past projects

A list of projects undertaken by the Centre for Child and Family Research.


  • Evaluation of the KidsCan Vulnerable Children’s Pilot Initiative. Funding: KidsCan Charitable Trust 


  • Stocktake and Needs Analysis of Child Development Services. Funding: Ministry of Health


  • Evaluation of the Blue Light Youth Life Skills Programme. Funding: NZ Blue Light Ventures.


  • Relationship Between Sport Participation, Self-Esteem, School Connectedness and Truancy
    Funding: SPARC
  • Evaluation of the WDHB CALD Cross Cultural Training Course
    Funding: Asian Health Services, Waitemata DHB
  • How Young People Cope Following the Death of a Close Family Member
    Funding: CCFR
  • Review of the Family Violence Intervention Guidelines: Partner and Child Abuse
    The Centre is assisting Dr Janet Fanslow to conduct the review.
    Funding: Ministry of Health


  • Evaluation of the Parent Mentoring Playgroup Project in Manukau
    Funding: Ministry of Education
    Read the report: Final Report for the Evaluation of the Parent Mentoring Project in Manukau
  • Beliefs and Expectations for Learning and Achievement Project (BELA)
    Funding: Cognition Education Research Trust
  • Process and Outcome Evaluation of the Affirming Works Tupu’anga Mentoring Programme
    Funding: Tindall Foundation
  • Family Resilience: The settlement experience for Asian immigrant families in New Zealand
    Funding: Families Commission


  • Youth 2007: National Survey of Adolescent Health and Wellbeing
    Funding: HRC and others
  • Mid-Point Evaluation of the GIF Technology Education Initiative
    Funding: Ministry of Education
  • Evaluation of the Green Prescription Active Families Programme (GRxAF)
    Funding: SPARC & Waitemata DHB
  • Scoping of Affirming Works Evaluation
    Funding: Tindall Foundation


  • Secondary Futures: Analysis of Key Information, Four Themed Reports
    Funding: Secondary Futures Secretariat