Jess Booker – A Generation Y perspective

Jess Booker – A Generation Y perspective

As part of the LongTermNZ workshop the participants spent a day and a half at the Affording our Future conference, hosted by the Treasury and Victoria University. The conference focused on long-term economic challenges for New Zealand over the next 40 years. It aimed...
Jess Booker – A Generation Y perspective

LongTermNZ is underway!

Today was the first day of the LongTermNZ workshop. The 22 participants spent the day at Rutherford House at the Affording our Future conference. This evening Dr Patrick Nolan joined us for pizza and cake – many thanks to him for coming along. The participants...
Christmas drinks with Dr John Volpe

Christmas drinks with Dr John Volpe

The McGuinness Institute has had a fantastic year and with the festive season upon us it’s time to celebrate. Next Thursday, 13 December, the Institute is hosting its end of year Christmas event and we would love to have you join us for a celebratory drink! We...
Can you afford to miss this free lunch?

Can you afford to miss this free lunch?

Next week at the LongTermNZ workshop, 20 young people will draft a Youth Statement on New Zealand’s Long-term Fiscal Position. This statement is written for youth, by youth! No matter what policy issues push your buttons –  climate change, social welfare,...
Hobbit ushers in new era

Hobbit ushers in new era

Peter Jackson and his team pulled off an extraordinary event last night. Not only have they gained the mana that brought fans and press from throughout the world to New Zealand’s doorstep (see the photo above), but they also ushered in a new era of movie making...