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Research and Publications

Our research, publications and evaluations ensure we understand the issues impacting women and girls in New Zealand.

Research and Publications

Our research, publications and evaluations ensure we understand the issues impacting women and girls in New Zealand.

Evaluation of the Economic Harm Support Service

Read our evaluation of the first 12 months of our Economic Harm Support Service.

Year in Review 2021/22

Read what we got up to in July 2021 - June 2022 and discover how we supported more people across Aotearoa New Zealand than ever.

Making a Difference: Economic harm

We have released a snapshot that underlines the shift that’s been happening to support better outcomes for New Zealanders experiencing economic harm.

Economic Harm Support Service Pilot: Interim six-month report

Brief insight into the issues we have observed in the first six months of our Economic Harm Support Service pilot.

International Responses to Economic Abuse

This report outlines key international developments in response to economic abuse over the past 12 - 18 months across six participating countries: Australia, Canada, Israel, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

Submission on Buy Now Pay Later

Read our submission regarding the Draft Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Amendment Regulations 2022.

Joint letter to MPs

In this joint letter with FinCap, Christians Agianst Poverty,Ngā Tāngata Microfinance and more, we call on MPs to support the new CCCFA (Dec 1) changes to help protect whānau from spiral debt.

Year in Review 2020/21

Discover what we achieved throughout 2020 and 2021, and what we planned for the future so we could continue to support more women and girls in Aotearoa.

Submission: Family and sexual violence

Good Shepherd NZ made a submission on the National Strategy and Action Plans to eliminate family violence and sexual violence in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Research: Economic abuse in New Zealand

Good Shepherd NZ worked with the specialist research team based at Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand to establish an understanding of economic abuse in New Zealand.

Evaluation: Community finance initiative

Malatest International undertook an evaluation of Good Shepherd NZ’s no and low interest loans scheme.

Evaluation: No interest loans scheme

The evaluation of the pilot no interest loans scheme, in partnership with Aviva, reports on microfinance as a family violence response.

Evaluation: Turning the curve

Allen + Clarke completed an evaluation of the driver licensing programme delivered by ChangeMakers Refugee Forum and Good Shepherd NZ

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