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Next Generation Debates 2017 Wellington Semi-final (Otago vs Victoria)

Victoria University goes to the grand final of The New Zealand Initiative’s Next Generation Debates. They won in the Wellington semi-final from the University of Otago on the moot This House believes that millennials need to get better with money if they want to become homeowners. Hon Peter Dunne (Minister of Internal Affairs) and Diane Maxwell (Retirement Commissioner) commented on the debate in a panel session.Said Hon Peter Dunne: “The debates showcased the talent of the four debaters from their... Read more

15 August, 2017
Wellington
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Next Generation Debates 2017 Auckland Semi-final (Auckland vs Canterbury)

The University of Auckland has won the Auckland semi-final of The New Zealand Initiative’s Next Generation Debates. They prevailed against a team from the University of Canterbury on the moot This House believes that New Zealand should lower its current migrant intake. David Seymour (ACT Party Leader) and Julie-Anne Genter (Green Party MP) commented on the debate in a panel session. Said Julie-Anne Genter: “It is great to see engagement from young people in vital policy and political issues of... Read more

14 August, 2017
Auckland
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Next Generation Debates 2013 Wellington Grand-final

Come along and listen to some of New Zealand’s top university debaters battle over the moot: If you’re young and ambitious you should leave New Zealand. We'll have panellists Stephen Franks of Franks Ogilvie and Minister of Education Hekia Parata. Read more

22 August, 2013
Wellington
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Next Generation Debates 2014 Wellington Grand-final

Come along and listen to some of New Zealand’s top university debaters battle over the moot: Commemorations of past wars are nationalistic exercises in war glorification. We'll have panellists Stephen Franks of Franks Ogilvie and Executive Director of The New Zealand Initiative Dr Oliver Hartwich. Read more

20 August, 2014
Wellington
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Next Generation Debates 2013 Auckland Semi-final

Come along and listen to some of New Zealand’s top university debaters battle over the moot: New Zealand should be going for population growth. We'll have panellists Julian Darby of Russell Investments and Nevil Gibson of The National Business Review.  Read more

14 August, 2013
Auckland
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Next Generation Debates 2013 Wellington Semi-final

Come along and listen to some of New Zealand’s top university debaters battle over the moot: Alcohol should not be taxed more than soft drinks. We'll have panellists Rose Patterson and political commentator and blogger David Farrar. Read more

15 August, 2013
Wellington
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Next Generation Debates 2014 Auckland Semi-final

Come along and listen to some of New Zealand’s top university debaters battle it out with the moot: Progressive tax rates are unfair. We will have panellists Julian Darby of Russell Investments and Roger Partridge, Chairman of The New Zealand Initiative. Read more

12 August, 2014
Auckland
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Next Generation Debates 2014 Wellington Semi-final

Come along and listen to some of New Zealand’s top university debaters battle it out with the moot: Should New Zealand tie MPs and Ministers' salaries to a multiple of the average national income? We will have panellists political commentator and blogger David Farrar and Jordan Williams, Executive Director of The Taxpayers' Union. Read more

13 August, 2014
Wellington

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