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Workshop Booklets

This page contains all the exercises and outputs from workshops the Institute has facilitated.

The Civics and Media Project: Proceedings of The Civics and Media Project: A report on the three workshops held in 2015

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May 2016

Proceedings of The Civics and Media Project: A report on the three workshops held in 2015 (PDF, 3 MB)

The Civics and Media Project: Proceedings of The Civics and Media Project: A report on the three workshops held in 2015 is intended to contribute to the national conversation about civics and media by documenting our thinking about the nature of the issue, our vision for the future and some pragmatic ideas to get there. Learn more at www.civicsandmediaprojectnz.org.


TacklingPovertyNZ: Exploring ways to reduce poverty in New Zealand, 7-9 December 2015

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February 2016

TacklingPovertyNZ: Exploring ways to reduce poverty in New Zealand (PDF, 3.1 MB)
A complete list of references for the TacklingPovertyNZ: Exploring ways to reduce poverty in New Zealand is available for download here.

The TacklingPovertyNZ: Exploring ways to reduce poverty in New Zealand workshop (December 2015) saw 36 young New Zealanders explore the question: How to tackle poverty in New Zealand. Learn more at www.tacklingpovertynz.org.


LocalNZ: Connecting youth committed to local government, 16-19 November 2014

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November 2014

A Youth Statement on Regional Goals (PDF, 2 MB)
A complete list of references for the Youth Statement on Regional Goals is available for download here.

The LocalNZ: Connecting youth committed to local government workshop (November 2014) saw 35 young New Zealanders explore the question: How do regional goals align with national goals, and how might these goals need to change in order to aid regional growth? Participants made several suggestions, including the instigation of a ‘mokopuna clause’, which you can see on page 8 of the booklet. Learn more at www.localnz.org.


LivingStandardsNZ: Stress testing the Treasury’s Living Standards Framework, 3-5 December 2013

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April 2014
Workshop Paper 2014: LivingStandardsNZ: Aligning public policy with the way we want to live (PDF, 4.2 MB)
December 2013
2013 Youth Living Standards Framework for New Zealand (PDF, 3 MB)

The LivingStandardsNZ: Aligning public policy with the way we want to live workshop (December 2013) saw 28 young New Zealanders stress-test the New Zealand Treasury’s Living Standards Framework using three case studies. Participants made several observations, and also produced the living standards metaphor, which you can see on pages 5 and 6 of the booklet. Learn more at www.livingstandardsnz.org.


LongTermNZ: Drafting a Youth Statement on the Long-term Fiscal Position, 9-14 December 2012

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April 2014
Workshop Paper 2014: LongTermNZ: Exploring our long-term fiscal position (PDF, 4.1 MB)
December 2012
Youth Statement on New Zealand's Long-term Fiscal Position (PDF, 3.8 MB)

The LongTermNZ: Exploring our long-term fiscal position workshop (December 2012) saw 27 young people attend the Affording Our Future conference (10–11 December) and subsequently engage with the key issues raised. Participants created a fiscal tool analogy using a multi-tool pocket knife, which you can see on pages 9 and 10 of the booklet. Learn more at www.longtermnz.org.
December 2012 LongTermNZ Exercise Sheets (PDF, 90 KB)



EmpowerNZ: Drafting a Constitution for the 21st Century, 28-29 August 2012

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August 2012
Draft Constitution for the 21st Century (PDF, 1.1 MB)
Addendum (7 September 2012)

The EmpowerNZ: Drafting a constitution for the 21st century workshop (August 2012) saw 50 young New Zealanders gather at Parliament to draft a constitution for New Zealand. The preamble states, ‘Our whenua, Aotearoa New Zealand, exists to preserve and protect the interests of the People in equal dignity, promoting our life in this land.’ See Report 14 for more information on the inputs, processes and outputs of this workshop. Learn more at www.empowernz.org.
August 2012 EmpowerNZ Exercise Sheet 6 (PDF, 12 KB)
August 2012 EmpowerNZ Exercise Sheet 5 (PDF, 12 KB)
August 2012 EmpowerNZ Exercise Sheet 4 (PDF, 12 KB)
August 2012 EmpowerNZ Exercise Sheet 3 (PDF, 12 KB)
August 2012 EmpowerNZ Exercise Sheet 2 (PDF, 12 KB)
August 2012 EmpowerNZ Exercise Sheet 1 (PDF, 12 KB)
August 2012 Constitutional Crossword Answers (PDF, 106 KB)
August 2012 Constitutional Crossword (PDF, 106 KB)


StrategyNZ: Mapping Our Future, 28-31 March 2011

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May 2011
StrategyNZ: Mapping Our Future (PDF, 4.34MB)

The StrategyNZ: Mapping Our Future workshop (March 2011) saw 100 New Zealanders work in groups to explore a vision for New Zealand in 2058 and a strategy on how to get there. The booklet showcases the outputs for each of the 10 groups: a magazine cover, a coat of arms and a strategy map. Learn more at www.strategynz.org.
June
2011
Report 13: StrategyNZ: Mapping our Future Strategy Maps (June 2011)
March
2011
Report 12: StrategyNZ: Mapping our Future Workbook (March 2011)


 


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