Behavioural Insights Team Wellington
Our Wellington office leads our work in developing behavioural approaches to public policy in New Zealand.
Established in 2016, we have worked with a central and local government clients including:
- the Ministry of Social Development to help people get into employment, and those in financial hardship to increase their savings
- the Ministry of Primary Industries to help grow New Zealand’s exports, and
- the NZ Customs Service to help protect our borders.
We are passionate about using a blend of behavioural science, data analytics and human-centred design and applying it to the local context. We take a co-design and co-ownership approach to our work, including working with kaupapa Māori, We are playing a leading role in the development of randomised controlled trials to test what works in tackling New Zealand’s social challenges.