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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

March 2023


Join Joanne Richdale, More than numbers workforce data researcher from Te Pou, to discuss the insights and challenges identified in the recent More than numbers NGO workforce report. This benchmarking


Join us as we use the Forensic national quarterly summary dashboard in the seclusion indicator to uncover insights and identify areas for service improvement. We will discuss trends and patterns

April 2023


In this session we follow up the Benchmarking Breakout held on 23 February 2023, facilitated by Simon Hughes from Emerge Aotearoa. Join us to discuss progress and actions that you


Stay up to date with our latest articles and pānui.

Reconnecting for continuous service improvement

October 19, 2022

The time to reconnect in person is nearly here. Like so many who have already registered, you will likely be aware that on Tuesday 8 November 2022 the KPI Programme will host a national benchmarking forum in Wellington.

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Benchmarking out inequity

September 8, 2022

It has been more than two years since the KPI Programme has been able to bring together contributors in person from across Aotearoa New Zealand to benchmark, collaborate and innovate using mental health and addiction service data.

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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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