Dovetail is an evaluation and social research company. We work with people and organisations to understand the difference they are making and to support change. Our insights enable learning, system improvement and evidence-based decision making.
Dovetail draws on a multi-disciplinary network of experienced research and evaluation professionals. We work with our clients as partners in development and learning. We are valued for the insight and expertise we provide, the reflective dialogue that underpins our work, and the quality and timely delivery of services.
Our work bridges the worlds of funders, service providers, professionals and community interests.
- Funders to understand the impact of their investments
- Service providers to enable change and improvement
- Community organisations to capture and communicate the impact of their activities
- People who want to build their own capacity to explore the difference they are making
Dovetail’s expertise includes the health, social, transport, local government, sport and recreation, and energy sectors. We work with public, private and community sector organisations.
What or how does your business contribute to a more sustainable NZ?
Dovetail has five core values that reflect its commitment to a sustainable New Zealand:
Integrity – We care about what we do and the impact we have
Respect – We value all contributions and perspectives
Inclusion – We create connections and bring in the knowledge and skills of all
Reciprocity – We give back
Learning – We look for opportunities to learn and share insight