Dovetail is an evaluation and social research company. We work with people and organisations in the public, private, community and philanthropic sectors to understand the difference they are making and to support change. Working across New Zealand as well as in the Pacific, our insights enable learning, system improvement and evidence-based decision making.
A social sector specialist, Iain Matheson provides independent research and evaluation consultancy services for, and with, government agencies and NGOs. Central to his work is helping social sector organisations to better understand their effectiveness, and achieve, evidence, and evaluate their important results or outcomes in their work with children, young people, adults, or family/whanau.
Research New Zealand applies quantitative and qualitative research theory and methodologies to conduct social research and evaluation projects for its largely public sector client base. Based in Wellington, we follow best practice, while ensuring our work is fit-for-purpose, pragmatic and cost-effective. We are service-oriented and value working closely with our clients and their stakeholders.
Evaluation Works is Rae Torrie and Robyn Bailey. We deliver evaluation and research services, undertake evaluation capability building, and design outcome measurement systems and evaluation and monitoring frameworks. We are passionate about understanding and demonstrating the difference that programmes or services make and working to support resilient people and communities.