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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

Your property rights count for very little under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA), yet they count for a great deal under New Zealand’s Public Works Acts (PWA) that date...
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A higher kiwi dollar could boost New Zealand exporters’ productivity, leaving them better off in the long run. Earlier this month the kiwi reached a record high against the euro,...
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If the latest signals coming from the Federal Reserve are anything to go by, it is only a matter of time until the US central bank increases its funds rate....
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OUR LATEST INSIGHTS (weekly newsletter)

Among the most sought after locations you find in Sydney is the inner-city suburb of Pyrmont. It is not only home to headquarters of major companies such as American Express,...
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On Monday the Initiative launched From Red Tape to Green Gold, our second report on the mineral estate in New Zealand and the regulations that constrain it, specifically the Resource...
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Harry Potter had a profound influence on my childhood. While I was never one of those kids who expected a letter from Hogwarts on their eleventh birthday, I did enjoy...
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LATEST PUBLICATIONS

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


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

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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