The Resident Survey Tool

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The Resident Survey tool asks current residents of the neighbourhood about their experiences of living in the area.  It gives a picture of what can be done to improve the sustainability and quality of life within the community.  

It is used for any neighbourhood with people living in it

How does it work? 

The Resident Survey Tool asks a series of questions that analyse residents’ self-reported behaviour and perceptions in relationship to the important elements of the Neighbourhood Sustainability Framework.  Although the core of the survey remains the same, there is some flexibility to adapt the questions to meet the particular requirements of the neighbourhood being surveyed.

Beacon provides an analysis of the results, highlighting areas of strength and weakness.  The report includes comparisons with other New Zealand neighbourhoods (using a set of baseline data on neighbourhoods across New Zealand), relevant Census data, and information from the Quality of Life Survey.