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UPCOMING EVENTS
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The Case for Growth panel discussion with Chris Bishop, National MP; David Clark, Labour MP; and James Shaw, Green MP.
Thursday, 16 April 2015, from 5.30 pm at
Mac's Function Centre
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LATEST VIDEO


Dr Alan Bollard, Are they Drinking our Milk or Eating our Lunch?On Thursday, 19 March 2015, Dr Alan Bollard, Executive Director, APEC Secretariat, speaks on the New Zealand Economy in a Changing Asia-Pacific.

 
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OPINION AND COMMENTARY

In just over a week’s time we will find out whether all the work that Environment Minister Nick Smith and his team have put into the latest round of Resource...
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When the new Greek government took office in late January, I wondered whether they might be trying to play the ‘madman strategy’ in a game of chicken (The euro crisis...
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Have you ever heard the adage that you cannot have infinite economic growth in a finite planet? Or that economic growth is all well and good, but it is time...
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OUR LATEST INSIGHTS (weekly newsletter)

You all know The New Zealand Initiative as a great little think tank for a great little country. You might not know that we are also a membership organisation: our...
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Recently the Education and Science Committee reported on its Inquiry into engaging parents in the education of their children. Reading through its myriad recommendations, it becomes clear all are on...
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Only kamikaze cyclists would choose to cycle in Wellington. Known for its steep, winding roads barely wide enough for a Reliant Robin let alone two lanes, parked vehicles and a...
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Latest publication

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From Red Tape to Green Gold is the second report on regulation and resource extraction in New Zealand.

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Please click here if you would like to download our latest publication.

On 12 March 2015, the Initiative launched a report on economic growth. The report tours through the evidence to both demonstrate the very real gains that economic growth has brought, and to dispel a few myths about economic growth.


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Dr Oliver Hartwich writes for the R.G. Menzies Essay series which is a forum for enlightened public debate commissioned by the Menzies Research Centre.

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