Social investment is about improving the lives of New Zealanders by applying rigorous and evidence-based investment practices to social services.
The SIU will use data and analytics to provide evidence-based information, tools, guidance and products to social agencies to help inform their investment and decision-making and create improved outcomes for...
From time to time we update our products and processes. Information about updates is available on this page.
Our first guide – How to produce a social investment evidence brief – outlines a process for gathering the relevant evidence to support social investment. Check it out!
The Minister Responsible for Social Investment Hon Amy Adams has announced that the Social Investment Unit will be replaced by a new Social Investment Agency (SIA). The SIA will be launched on 1 July 2017.
The SIMM has been updated to include measures that are available in the Survey of Family, Income and Employment (SoFIE). The SIMM can now also be downloaded as a CSV file.
Download and use the code the SIU uses to do cross-agency work in the IDI