Growing Up in New Zealand: The Before We Are Born report 2012

Welfare Working Group Meetings and Working Papers 2011

Recognising & responding to child neglect in New Zealand: Child Neglect Report 2010

Sole Parenting in New Zealand 2010

Children in Families Supported by Main Benefits: An Update, August 2009
The Longer-Term Employment Outcomes of People Who Move From a Benefit to Work, July 2007
The 2004 New Zealand living standards survey: what does it signal about the importance of multiple disadvantage? March 2007
Understanding the Growth in Invalid’s Benefit Receipt in New Zealand, July 2006
A Profile of Health & Disability Related Benefit Recipients in New Zealand, July 2006
Sickness & Invalid's Benefits: New Developments & Continuing Challenges, March 2006
Working for Families: The Impact on Child Poverty, July 2004
An Employment Barrier: The Health Status of DPB Recipients' Children, July 2004

Children On Benefit: Who Stays Longest? December 2002
Children in poor families: does the source of family income change the picture? June 2002

The prevalence and persistence of low income among New Zealand children: indicative measures from benefit dynamics data, June 2002

The Benefit Status of Caregivers of Children and Young People Who Come to the Notice of CYPFS, December 1996

Facilitation of Sole Parents into Paid Work, July 1994

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