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LATEST VIDEOS

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Dr Randall Bess on TV3's 'Story' discussing his new report, What's the Catch? The state of recreational fisheries management in NZ.

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Watch Stephen Jennings' dinner lecture address - 14 July 2016.

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OPINION AND COMMENTARY

It is said that if something is not broken you should not try to fix it. Fair enough. But what if it only appears to be working? What if it...
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The Auckland housing situation has been developing for several years, if not decades, but only recently has the government acknowledged it is at a crisis point. The continued denial that...
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Last week New Zealand's local government sector got together and publicly thumbed its nose at central government’s latest attempt to coerce councils to deliver services more efficiently. More specifically, a...
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INSIGHTS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

In the world of international organisations, there is probably none quite like the Mont Pelerin Society. Founded by a small group of academics in 1947, its mission is to keep...
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School exam papers do not often make the headlines, but when they do it is always for the wrong reasons. The recent saga about an unexpectedly difficult NCEA algebra exam...
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Departing MP Kevin Hague’s valedictory speech this week offered us this astute insight: "The economy is not some force of nature. It is a collection of tools that we can...
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LATEST PUBLICATIONS


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What's the Catch? is focusing on existing management challenges and solutions being debated in recreational fishing.

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Just over a decade ago, the government stopped charging interest on student loans. Has it improved tertiary outcomes?


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What is the right size for local government? This is the question that policymakers in New Zealand have been pondering for over 170 years.

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