Kia ora!

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

Learn more about the Programme.

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

December 2021


Learn more about the Hira programme

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

The widely anticipated Hira programme – formerly known as the National Health Information Platform (nHIP), will transform the way health information is accessed and fundamentally change the way people interact


“Listen to the people. They will tell you what to do.” – Judge Ken Mason Submissions to the 2018 Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction gave a clear signal

March 2022


KPI Programme forum – Wellington

22 March 2022 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rydges Wellington

On Tuesday 22 March 2022 from 9:30am to 4pm, the KPI Programme will be hosting a national benchmarking face to face forum in Wellington. The location for the forum will be


Stay up to date with our latest articles and pānui.

New seclusion data dashboards now live!

November 22, 2021

Seclusion indicators provide valuable insights into the frequency and duration of seclusion events in Aotearoa’s DHB acute mental health inpatient services.

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Working together for the wellbeing of all

October 11, 2021

“We do these things not because they are easy, but because they are hard.”
John F. Kennedy

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Staying connected through ever changing times

September 6, 2021

Ki te kotahi te kakaho ka whati, Ki te kapuia e kore e whati
Alone we can be broken. Standing together, we are invincible.

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