The Kinnect Group is a professional cluster of four highly experienced and skilled evaluators – Nan Wehipeihana, Kate McKegg, Judy Oakden and Julian King. Our business model is built on longstanding collaborative relationships. Together, we offer the capacity of a medium sized firm with depth and breadth of complementary skill sets.
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.
Working together, Hikitia Consultants assists organisations to determine their performance story, and draw on evaluative information to enhance the quality and value of their services.
As a member of the Tuakana Teina Evaluation Collective, Louise Were (Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Tūwharetoa) also works as part of a dynamic team providing responsive, useful and useable evaluation, research and policy.
The Knowledge Institute has worked alongside organisations for over 12 years, building on their own ‘know how’ to develop evaluative thinking, skills and knowledge that contribute to insights about quality and value, inspiration for learning and change, and evidence that supports results based decision making and action.
DBZ Consultancy Ltd is based in the Waikato and provides quality evaluation services for health, social services, Government, non-Government and community-based programmes across Aotearoa New Zealand. Also a member of the Tuakana Teina Evaluation Collective Debbie Goodwin works with a dynamic team to provide Māori-led, cost-effective, useful and culturally responsive evaluation.