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

November 2022


KPI Programme forum – Wellington

November 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rydges Wellington

On Tuesday 8th November 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.

Wrapping up 2021

December 23, 2021

What a year! The KPI Programme team are certain everyone is excited and looking forward to their summer break, and bidding farewell to another challenging year. Having a team spread across both Kirikiriroa and Tāmaki Makaurau, we empathise with everyone who has had to adapt through such extended pandemic restrictions.

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Re-imagining mental health legislation that honours Te Tiriti o Waitangi and human rights through wānanga

December 22, 2021

On 15 December 2021, more than 85 people from across the health sector connected virtually to listen to a panel wānanga and share their aspirations for the development of new mental health legislation that honours Te Tiriti and human rights.

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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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