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Members' Lunch with Hon Steven Joyce

The New Zealand Initiative invites you to a members’ lunch with Hon Steven Joyce.Hon Steven Joyce has been a key minister in the National-led government for many years. As Minister of Finance, he just delivered his budget and is responsible for the government’s fiscal strategy.Please join us for a discussion of National’s plans for the economy ahead of the September election. Read more

7 July, 2017
Auckland
  Member only event
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Members' Lunch with Hon Amy Adams

After the December reshuffle, the New Zealand government includes, for the first time, a Minister for Social Investment. In Hon Amy Adams, the Investment Approach now has a prominent seat at the cabinet table - she is ranked 6th in Prime Minister English's administration. Read more

4 May, 2017
Auckland
  Member only event
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Members' Retreat Dinner 2017

Trade after Brexit: The future of UK/NZ relations with guest speaker: The Rt. Hon. Peter Lilley MP, former UK Secretary of State for Trade and Industry.Following its decision to withdraw from the European Union, Britain will regain control over its trade policies. This opens new opportunities for the UK but also for its traditional trading partners such as New Zealand.As a former UK Trade and Industry Secretary and a member of the House of Commons Committee on Exiting the European... Read more

23 March, 2017
Auckland
  Member only event
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Members' Retreat 2017

Our Retreat is the chance to discuss social and economic issues with members and bring those issues to the attention of New Zealand’s leading politicians. Read more

23 March, 2017
Auckland
  Member only event
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Members' Lunch with the Labour Party

Following on from the success of last year’s event, and a year out from the next election, this is a great opportunity to meet leading Labour politicians and privately discuss policy issues of common interest. Read more

26 October, 2016
Auckland
  Member only event
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Members' Lunch with Henry Olsen

On 8 November, Americans will elect their 45th President. But this time will not be like any other Presidential election. The two main candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, are both lacking popularity. One is seen as the embodiment of the Washington establishment, resented by a large part of the public. The other hopes to ride a wave of populism to the White House, and is resented by another large part of the public. Read more

16 August, 2016
Auckland
  Member only event
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Members' Lunch with Hon Phil Goff and Vic Crone

Accounting for 30 percent of the population and 35 percent of the economy, Auckland is New Zealand’s dominant city. Whoever will be Auckland’s mayor after October’s local elections, he or she will play an important role for Auckland– and for New Zealand. The New Zealand Initiative is pleased to host two of the leading candidates for the Auckland mayoralty. Victoria Crone and Phil Goff will share their visions for the ‘City of Sails’ and debate them with our members. Read more

19 May, 2016
Auckland
  Member only event
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Members' Dinner with Dr Alan Bollard

The economic integration of the Asia-Pacific region has been a major success story of the last few decades, with overseas trade helping lift a quarter of a billion people from poverty to middle income. Now trade growth is slowing, the demographic dividend is over, and technology is disrupting. How should we interpret the changes afoot? Read more

4 May, 2016
Wellington
  Member only event
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Members' Retreat 2016

Our Retreat is the chance to discuss social and economic issues with members and bring those issues to the attention of New Zealand’s leading politicians. Read more

17 March, 2016
Auckland
  Member only event

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