Research & Monitoring

Expert services

 

Research

We undertake large and small scale research projects on specific topics ranging from housing to worker wellbeing to food security. Our research enables effective analysis and policy development, and informs project design to achieve targeted outcomes. 

Monitoring

We develop monitoring plans (including key indicators) and provide regular monitoring reports to clients. This facilitates understanding of the scale and impact of issues and tracks trends over time to measure the success of policy or project interventions.

Collaboration

We build enduring relationships through meaningful collaboration with project partners. We prioritise the dissemination of research and monitoring outputs to inform project design, process improvements and decision-making across agencies and sectors.

 

Our research & monitoring informs:

 
 

Social Wellbeing

  • Workplace mental health initiatives

  • Programmes of work to improve industry performance

  • Design of community development projects

  • Community development funding applications

  • Policy responses to community and social wellbeing issues

  • Organisation or issue-focused monitoring plans.

 

Urban Development

  • Housing policy and programmes of work

  • District Plan and Long Term Plan reviews

  • Climate change and resilience policy and programmes

  • Stakeholder engagement plans

  • Project feasibility studies

  • Submissions on national-level consultations

  • Bespoke reporting dashboards.

 

Projects

 

Project

Planning Barriers for Prefabricated Housing.

Client

Funded from the Building Research Levy.

Abstract

Research into how prefabricated housing is addressed in district plans across the country.

 

Project

Social Housing Toolkit.

Client

Local Government New Zealand.

Abstract

Development of a high-level toolkit for local government to assess and respond to social housing demand.

 

Project

Waste Not, Want Not: Food Insecurity in Wairarapa

Client

Connecting Communities Wairarapa.

Abstract

Research into the scale and nature of food insecurity across the Wairarapa region.

Contact Planalytics

 

Toni Kennerley

Director & Principal Researcher - Urban Development

 toni@planalytics.co.nz

022 167 8662

 

Lucy Cooper

Principal Researcher - Community Development

lucy@planalytics.co.nz

021 022 11414

 

Dr Kate Bryson

Principal Researcher - Social Science

kate@planalytics.co.nz

021 980 978