Justice Sector Datalab

Research and evaluation collection

266 Results

What works for Maori

Year: 2013

Agency: Corrections

Author: Katoa Ltd

The purpose of this review was to study evidence from five major domains of endeavour to identify a common set of interventions, initiatives, approaches and practices that increases understanding of what helps Maori succeed or improve outcomes in life. The investigation concentrated on reviewing studies that produced evidence that contributed to this understanding.

The domains of interest were economic development, education, health, whanau and wellness and the review covered a wide range of research evidence within each domain. The approach utilised a set of criteria to guide selection and analysis of literature and subjected the information and findings to a process of synthesis that was designed to identify the commonalities of success across the five domains. There were two stages of synthesis.

One was at the end of the analysis of each domain and the other was an overall synthesis that informed the discussion and conclusions section.

Youth Therapeutic Programmes

Year: 2013

Agency: Corrections

Author: Corrections

This review covers: trends in youth offending in New Zealand, developmental considerations, interventions and youth offending, characteristics of effective programmes, and specific responsivity (2012).

Tai Aroha 2012

Year: 2013

Agency: Corrections

Author: Corrections

A formative evaluation of the 'Tai Aroha' residential community-based programme for high-risk offenders (2012).

Community Based Domestic Violence 2012

Year: 2013

Agency: Corrections

Author: Corrections

This literature and research review looked at the status of domestic violence interventions in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, United States and New Zealand (2012).

Court User Survey 2012: A Summary of Findings

Year: 2012

Agency: Ministry of Justice

Author: Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice commissioned Colmar Brunton to conduct the survey, which is designed to measure user experience of, and satisfaction with, frontline services and facilities provided by the Ministry at court sites.

Rangatahi Court: Evaluation of the Early Outcomes of Te Kooti Rangatahi

Year: 2012

Agency: Kaipuke Limited

Author: Kaipuke Limited

The purpose of this qualitative evaluation is to assess the implementation of Rangatahi Courts (Nga Kooti Rangatahi) and identify the early outcomes for those rangatahi who have had their Family Group Conference Plan monitored through Nga Kooti Rangatahi.

Court Lawyer Survey: A Summary of Findings

Year: 2012

Agency: Ministry of Justice

Author: Ministry of Justice

The research aimed to better understand lawyers’ experience of services and
facilities the Ministry of Justice provides, to help us improve our services and
facilities.

EVALUATION OF THE LEGAL AID REFORMS - Legal Aid Providers Survey (baseline) October November 2011: Summary of findings

Year: 2012

Agency: Ministry of Justice

Author: Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice evaluated the implementation and impact of the reforms to the legal aid system that were progressively implemented since 2009. The evaluation was designed to better understand and provide regular feedback about implementation of the reforms, as well as monitoring achievement of the intended outcomes. The Legal Aid Providers survey was of legal aid lawyers in October

EVALUATION OF THE LEGAL AID REFORMS - Legal Aid Providers Survey (baseline) October November 2011: Full report

Year: 2012

Agency: Ministry of Justice

Author: Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice evaluated the implementation and impact of the reforms to the legal aid system that were progressively implemented since 2009. The evaluation was designed to better understand and provide regular feedback about implementation of the reforms, as well as monitoring achievement of the intended outcomes. The Legal Aid Providers survey was of legal aid lawyers in October

EVALUATION OF THE LEGAL AID REFORMS - Public perceptions of legal aid June 2011

Year: 2012

Agency: Ministry of Justice

Author: Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice evaluated the implementation and impact of the reforms to the legal aid system that were progressively implemented since 2009. The evaluation was designed to better understand and provide regular feedback about implementation of the reforms, as well as monitoring achievement of the intended outcomes. The Public Perceptions survey used a sample of the general public in June 2011.