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Welcome to the Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Programme for the mental health and addiction sector.

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We’re on a mission to use benchmarking to drive continuous improvement and equitable health outcomes for tāngata whai ora, whānau and communities.



For people delivering adult mental health and addiction services in DHB and NGO settings.

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Child and Youth

For people delivering child and youth mental health and addiction services in DHB and NGO settings.

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For people interested in the continuous improvement of our NGO mental health and addiction services.

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Upcoming events

November 2022


KPI Programme national forum – Wellington

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rydges Wellington

On Tuesday 8 November 2022 from 9:00am to 4:00pm, the KPI Programme will host a national benchmarking face to face forum in Wellington. The location for the forum will be the


Stay up to date with our latest articles and pānui.

New whānau engagement indicator data dashboard now live

July 19, 2022

The KPI Programme is thrilled to launch the refreshed whānau engagement indicator for the mental health and addiction sector.

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2022 NGO workforce survey

June 28, 2022

In July 2022, Te Pou is surveying NGOs to find out what the alcohol and drug and mental health services’ workforce looks like and where key gaps are. The survey aims to collect workforce information from NGOs with health contracts to deliver these services to adults.

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Supporting the continuum of continuous improvement

June 9, 2022

Did you know that continuous improvement is a science? Yes, that’s right. Continuous improvement is an applied science which uses innovation, iterative cycles of testing and scaling to drive learning about what practice, organisational and system changes deliver real improvements in different contexts.

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