Survey reports

Below are examples of surveys conducted by NZWRI.

Our research section has more information about two noteworthy survey-based projects: The World Internet Project NZ and The Map of Meaningful Work.

NZ Women's Empowerment Principles Survey

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The aim of this survey is to uncover policies and practices within New Zealand’s largest organisations on behalf of the United Nations Women, with a specific focus on Women’s Empowerment Policies.

Funder(s):  New Zealand Women's Empowerment Principles

View the 2021 report and report summary

View the 2019 report and report summary

View the 2018 report and report summary

View the 2017 report

View the 2016 report


World Internet Project

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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 30 partner countries and tracks the trends that occur.

Funder(s): InternetNZ

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View the 2021 presentation


Ageing Workforce Survey

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In order to gain a better understanding of the issues that NZ organisations need to address when engaging an ageing workforce, NZWRI and their research partners from Massey University and the University of Waikato conducted a survey of almost 300 EEO Trust organisational members.

Ageing Workforce Survey: Understanding the Needs of NZ’s Ageing Workforce

Ageing Workforce Survey: Managing an Ageing Workforce


The New Zealand Diversity Survey

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In 2013, NZWRI partnered with Diversity Works (then known as the EEO Trust) and the Chamber of Commerce, Northern, to survey New Zealand organisations about a broad range of diversity issues.

NZ Diversity Survey October 2015

NZ Diversity Survey April 2015

NZ Diversity Survey November 2014

NZ Diversity Survey October 2014


The New Zealand Aged Care Workforce Survey

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The demand for an aged care workforce in New Zealand is predicted to increase significantly in the near and long term future. At the same time, pay conditions for employees in the sector have come under scrutiny. This survey questioned both employees and managers in residential and home/community aged care about who is working, and what their experiences are.

2017 supplementary information

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View the 2014 report


Ki te tahatū o te rangi: Normalising te reo Māori across non-traditional Māori language domains

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This study explores the integration of Māori language and Māori culture in organisations across New Zealand. The research conducts a large scale quantitative-qualitative survey of over 1,100 New Zealand employees to understand participation in te reo me ngā tikanga Māori.

Funder(s): Te Taura Whiri i te Roa Māori (The Māori Language Commission)

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New Zealand Care Workforce Survey 2019 Report

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The 2019 report of the Care Workforce Survey continues from the previous Aged Care Workforce Survey reports of 2014 and 2016, and includes residential aged care and home and community support, and the disability support and mental health and addiction sectors. It reports on the experiences of care and support workers, nurses and managers in these sectors.

View the 2019 report

Supplementary materials


Other reports

NZWRI publishes research on a range of news forums. Our document library holds reports for surveys, projects, presentations and Big Data. Working papers are also released here regularly.

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