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.
We are New Zealand based, Pacific focused, research and evaluation specialists helping to build lasting value within the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. We have extensive experience in research, evaluation and consulting spanning more than 30 years. We add value through our ability to analyse complex information and produce useful findings for our clients.
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.
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.
We are a multidisciplinary research centre based in Massey University. SHORE (Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation) and Te Ropu Whariki work together in partnership. We have a track record in excellent research and evaluation and we are passionate about providing evaluation which helps people make change for the better and provides evidence of how people are better off.