New Zealand Overall Performance
New Zealand is not included in the overall ranking, as insufficient survey responses were obtained to calculate the qualitative indicators that make up the index. Based on the patterns of its quantitative scores, New Zealand is classified as a Group 3 donor. Donors in this group tend to perform below average in all pillars, with the exception of Pillar 1 (Responding to needs) and Pillar 2 (Prevention, risk reduction and recovery), where they score close to average. Other donors in the group include Australia, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Portugal and Spain.
New Zealand’s overall scores in the HRI’s quantitative indicators were below the OECD/DAC and Group 3 averages. New Zealand scored below the OECD/DAC and Group 3 averages in all pillars, with the exception of Pillar 2 and Pillar 4 (Protection and international law), where it scored above the OECD/DAC and Group 3 averages. New Zealand did best compared to its OECD/DAC peers in the indicators on Funding reconstruction and prevention, Un-earmarked funding and Human rights law. Its scores were relatively the lowest in indicators on Funding NGOs, Funding accountability initiatives, Timely funding to complex emergencies, Funding UN and RC/RC appeals and Reducing climate-related vulnerability.