INTRODUCING THE NEW ZEALAND INITIATIVE

Introducing The New Zealand Initiative

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Fall of the Wall:
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The Celtic Tiger and China’s one-child policy have something in common: they illustrate just how important a country’s demographic make-up is to the wellbeing of its people. Last week Professor...
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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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There can be little doubt that New Zealand house prices, particularly in Auckland, have reached eye-watering heights. This week it was reported that capital valuations in Auckland have risen 33...
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With the housing affordability crisis square in the sights of the Key government, the recent launch of the Rules Reduction taskforce is welcome news. Headed by MP Jacqui Dean and...
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He who pays the piper calls the tune, a saying goes. But what if you would have to pay for the piper, the pipe and the tune three times over...
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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.