Tools and guides for aid activities

This page has policies, templates and guides that our staff use to plan, implement and evaluate aid activities and programmes.

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Activity evaluation

Managing for Results

See the Managing for Results Page

Thematic and cross-cutting issues tools

These tools support thematic analysis and integration of cross-cutting issues into programmes and activities.


This document details the New Zealand Aid Programme’s operational policy for delivering support for addressing climate change and describes how that support is to be recorded and quantified. It is designed to help staff meet the New Zealand Government’s commitment to deliver and track climate change related ODA.  

Human Rights

The guideline assists staff to implement the New Zealand Aid Programme’s approach to human rights as a means to ensure good outcomes and manage risks across development programmes and activities.

Gender equality

This guideline covers key gender concepts and outlines the methodologies used in gender analysis to assess the differential impact of a programme or activity on females and males and on gender relations.    

Health and Safety

MFAT is committed to the health, safety and well-being of all those involved in programmes and activities. The following information outlines MFAT’s expectations with regards to health and safety management. Also provided is the form to be completed by your organisation for all NZ Aid Programme contracts and grants.


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