INTRODUCING THE NEW ZEALAND INITIATIVE

Introducing The New Zealand Initiative

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Fall of the Wall:
The 25th Anniversary
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This week, the French ministers for finance and the economy were visiting Berlin. Probably aware of the frosty reception Prime Minister Manuel Valls received on an earlier trip to Germany...
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A bus drives past a School A.  It is brimming with kids bypassing their local school for a better one down the road. This is a typical story in New...
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In the post-election period, when cabinet ministers start thinking out loud about their legislative agendas, it is not surprising to see old debates flare up again. Housing is one such...
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Economist Jean Tirole’s Nobel win on Monday is now perhaps old news. Marginal Revolution and the National Business Review have covered the theoretical work in industrial organisation and game theory...
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There is a groundswell happening in New Zealand schools. All around the country, schools are connecting up with each other, and with parents, to learn about what works to engage...
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A wise man once said “I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.” That wise man was Bob Dylan. And...
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Please click here if you would like to download our latest publication.

No School is an Island: Fostering Collaboration in a Competitive System is the story of ‘Learning and Change Networks’ (LCN), a model of school collaboration that the government’s ‘Investing in Educational Success’ (IES) policy must learn from. The Initiative profiles the key features of LCN that enable schools to work together, and provides thinking on how to improve the IES policy to ensure the investment is worthwhile.


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Empty Nests, Crowded Houses: Building for an ageing population is our latest publication on housing affordability in New Zealand. It describes what could develop in the future housing market if the current rate of construction fails to increase.

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  The new merged organisation is the New Zealand Initiative, an independent public policy think tank supported by chief executives of major New Zealand businesses.  Our mission is to help build a better, stronger New Zealand. We are taking the initiative to promote a prosperous, free and fair society with a competitive, open and dynamic economy.     Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, cons ectetuer adipiscing elit, diam nonummy nibh lorem dolor magna amet.