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Gary Born speaks on Bilateral Arbitration Treaty Regime in Auckland and Wellington 6 – 8 May 2015.Register for Auckland, 6 May at 5.30pmRegister for Wellington, 8 May at 12.15pm

 

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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

It was about this time last year that Education Minister Hekia Parata, in the context of a discussion about decile funding, said she was interested in reviewing the funding system...
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With two-fifths of the country caught in the grips of it, and the rest watching with a mix of awe, jealousy and sheer horror, it is easy to forget that...
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The Reserve Bank of Australia’s surprise decision not to cut interest rates only postponed the expected 'parity party' between the Kiwi and the Aussie dollars. The way things are going,...
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OUR LATEST INSIGHTS (weekly newsletter)

For those of you who don’t have access to the Kiwi Journalists Association’s Facebook page, a heated discussion has flared up after it was revealed Campbell Live may be axed...
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Apart from longer life expectancy, better health, improved education, a cleaner environment, better opportunities for our children and a happier country, what has economic growth ever done for New Zealanders?...
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A small think tank though we may be, we are inclined to believe that the research reports we produce are capable of influencing policy change that will help make New...
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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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