Social Bonds

New Zealand Pilots Social Bonds

  • Social bonds: private and not-for-profit organisations partner to fund and deliver services to improve social outcomes. Information on the pilot programme can be found here.
  • The Government's first Social Bond will focus on helping up to 1700 people with mental illness into work.Scoop Article 21 Feb 2017

The Impact of Cold Homes on NZ Youth

A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington has found that young people are experiencing increased health problems, stress, and adverse social effects from cold housing.

Scoop Article 13 Feb 17

Children, Young people and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Bill

This bill covers a wide range of legislative reforms to support the new operating model for the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki, and will establish the statutory framework required to create a more child-centred operating model to meet the needs of vulnerable children and young persons.

Read the bill here

Make an online submission (closing date Friday 3 March).


Privacy and your data: Have your say

Our Data, Our Way

This is a great opportunity to have your say on what guidelines should be for organisations who seek to use and share your data.

Use the tool here: Our Data, Our Way!