Kia ora!

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

July 2021


KPI Programme – Child and Youth Stream virtual forum

July 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

The KPI Programme Child and Youth stream benchmarking forum will be happening via Zoom on Thursday 15 July from 9:30am to 12pm.   The theme of the forum is ‘Access and Choice’


KPI Programme – Adult Stream virtual forum

July 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

The KPI Programme Adult stream benchmarking forum will be happening via Zoom on Thursday 29 July from 9.30am to 12pm.  The theme of the forum is ‘Connected care’ and will explore a DHB case study on

October 2021


  The KPI Programme recognises the growing desire for programme contributors to connect face to face.  The date for this face-to-face event is Friday 29 October, and it will be held in Wellington.  Pencil it in your calendars now


Stay up to date with our latest articles and pānui.

Reinforcing our ‘why’

June 3, 2021

“Dialogue starts from the courageous willingness to know and be known by others. It is the painstaking and persistent effort to remove all obstacles that obscure our common humanity.”
– Ikeda

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28-day readmission indicator is live!

May 5, 2021

On 21 April 2021, Minister of Health Andrew Little announced a plan to significantly shift the operating structure of our health system. As with Governments before him, Minister Little set a direction for the health sector which he believes will reformat how we deliver services to meet the needs of a contemporary Aotearoa.

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New KPI Programme website and data dashboard now live!

March 17, 2021

A labour of love for the past eight months, the KPI Programme team were excited to push the button and make the new website live on 15 March.

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