R.A. Malatest & Associates Ltd is Malatest International’s sister company and provides customised research solutions to meet the diverse needs of a range of clients. From in-depth programme evaluations to client satisfaction studies, they design and implement a project that will provide actionable results.
ARO Solutions are passionate about contributing to a society where communities have empowered citizens that are socially connected and culturally responsive. Through their collective work and life experiences ARO Solutions have seen the intergenerational disadvantage that impacts our children, whānau and communities. ARO Solutions have worked in iwi, government and non-government agencies that have aimed to influence and effect change. They know that the solutions don’t just sit with one part of society, it requires a holistic, multi-pronged approach that identifies and works towards sustainable, long term changes that benefit the community, our whānau, our children.
Natalie brings more than a decade of research, evaluation, audit and advisory experience spanning the areas of health, social policy, justice, education and employment issues. She helps clients to: determine needs (eg needs assessment, sector studies) and validate a rationale for moving forward; optimise the design, implementation and management of policies, programs or new legislation; design evaluation plans and performance measurement frameworks; measure outputs and impacts (results) of policies, programs or new legislation; conduct cost-benefit or cost-effectiveness analysis as appropriate; identify practical recommendations for the future.
Sean leads organisational turnarounds and transformation by building a track record on immediate results. His approach involves using a proven process to train and lead internal client teams that design and implement change while building executive leadership skills. This approach helps clients remove their own barriers to change, build momentum and sustain change with the appropriate structure, skills and discipline.
We are proud members of the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA). ANZEA is a professional body specifically for people who work with, are involved with, or who are interested in evaluation in New Zealand. ANZEA promotes and facilitates the development of evaluation practices and standards which are relevant to Aotearoa New Zealand, with particular reference to the principles and obligations established by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and reflecting the unique bi-cultural context of Aotearoa New Zealand, while also providing a framework from which to embrace and respond to multi-culturalism.