New Zealand Work Research Institute

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

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NZWRI recognised for team excellence

Meet the NZWRI team

NZWRI were awarded the 2019 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Research Team Excellence for our interdisciplinary, enquiry-driven research with social impact. Find out more about our team and its members.

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NZWRI have created a new social media campaign called "Q + A with..."

Here we interview our researchers to learn about their background, a recent project and to find out more about their life outside work. Have a read of our featured profiles!

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World Internet Project

WIPNZ ran its first survey in 2007, and it has continued biennially since then.

The World Internet Project (New Zealand) (WIPNZ) is a longitudinal survey investigating New Zealanders' usage of, and attitudes towards the internet. It is part of an international project that compares the uptake and social impacts of ICT in more than 40 partner countries.

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The Map of Meaningful Work

Meaning connects us with life

You can use The Map of Meaning to find purpose every day. You can use it to create meaningful work, and a meaningful workplace. You can use it to transform your relationships. We can all use it to create meaningful lives in meaningful societies.

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Empirical evidence of the gender pay gap

The drivers of NZ’s gender pay gap

Around 80 percent of the gender pay gap is now due to ‘unexplained’ factors, which is viewed primarily as behaviour, attitudes, and assumptions, including unconscious bias. The gender pay gap is something we all have the power to change, especially now we know more about it.

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