• Accelerating Dataset Assembly in for analysis

    We developed this tool to standardise and automate dataset assembly in the Integrated Data Infrastructure.

  • It's about people

    A social wellbeing approach is about ‘real people’ – tamariki, rangatahi, whānau and communities – contributing to and benefitting from the work we do every day as researchers, data scientists, policy advisors or policy makers.

  • Engagement findings

    We asked you to tell us what you think about the Government’s investing for social wellbeing approach (which is about how government works with communities to support people to live the lives they aspire to), and the protection and use of information by the social sector.


  • Data protection and use

    Respectful, trusted, transparent. We've looked into what ‘doing the right thing’ looks like when collecting or using people’s data and information. This helps people understand how their information might be used, what rights and choices they have, and how to use those rights.

  • Data Exchange

    The Data Exchange provides a safe, secure and easy method for government and service providers to transfer data, alongside clear guidelines about how data is used.

  • Social science research

    The Hub is a one-stop-shop for New Zealand government social science research


  • Support following Cyclone Gabrielle »

    Details on support and information for those affected by Cyclone Gabrielle.

  • Evidence on Youth Offending »

    Evidence, data and analysis brought together by the Social Wellbeing Agency was used to support the Better Pathways Package, announced today by Education and Police Minister Chris Hipkins and Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni.

  • Patterns Across Debt and Debtors to Government »

    The Social Wellbeing Agency, working with the Department Of Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Child Poverty Unit, has completed an analysis of debt owed to the government.

  • Our Three Year Strategy »

    The Social Wellbeing Agency's Strategy for 2021-2023 sets out the key shifts the Agency will make, the workstreams it will deliver through, and a summary of each year's deliverables.