The New Zealand Work Research Institute provides high quality research across a broad multidisciplinary programme concerned with people and work.



Managing mental illness at work

"For people with mental health problems, work can be a useful place to find meaning, through working on tasks that feel important such as helping customers or solving problems, and also to find connection, through social interactions with colleagues.




Elected NZAE Life Member

The New Zealand Association of Economics took great pleasure in honouring Mary Hedges with a Life Membership award for her significant contributions to the association.



Most of the workforce is not engaged; and other engagement myths

Professor Jarrod Haar's inaugural professorial address


Empirical evidence of the gender pay gap in NZ

Report commissioned by the Ministry for Women



Y-NEET Population in NZ

Overview video of Vodafone Foundation commissioned study