The TWS ran for nine weeks from October 2022, with the aim to improve local data and better understand the wellbeing of our region.
While Stats NZ already captures wellbeing data through their biannual NZ General Social Survey (NZGSS), this data doesn’t accurately reflect our region due to the small sample size. This means Tairāwhiti data is always lumped in with the Hawke’s Bay.
Trust Tairāwhiti General Manager Wellbeing and Impact Erina Hurihanganui said there was strong uptake of the survey from our communities.
“We had 1026 people complete the core wellbeing modules, and 935 people completed the entire survey.
“A big thanks to all the people and whānau in Tairāwhiti who gave their time and effort on the survey to help build our region’s wellbeing data.”
Some of the high level insights from the survey include:
The TWS is made up of four modules. The first two are a condensed version of the NZGSS, and the third module is Tairāwhiti specific. The fourth module is a partner module.
Last year we partnered with Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust.
The first insights and data tables are from the core wellbeing questions, comparable to national wellbeing data.
More insights and data tables will be added to the website as they become available.
Visit Tairāwhiti Data for more information.