INTRODUCING THE NEW ZEALAND INITIATIVE

Introducing The New Zealand Initiative

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Open for Business: Removing the barriers to foreign investment

Please join us for the launch of the final report in a series on foreign direct investment (FDI). Open for Business makes bold recommendations to open our markets to international capital.

Monday, 5 May, 5.45pm arrival

Registrations are essential.

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James Allan – Democracy in Decline

The New Zealand Initiative will host Professor Jim Allan in May for a lecture tour to promote his new book Democracy in Decline.

For more information, and to register, click the links below.

 

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Tom Peters on the importance of women in the workforce

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TEACHING STARS

Teaching Stars

Transforming the Education Profession

This is the third report released by The New Zealand Initiative on education and teaching quality.

This report makes further recommendations for how New Zealand can attract, retain, and develop the best teachers. These policies will help to transform teaching into a profession of status, with the ultimate goal of lifting student achievement.
 

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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.