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What Next?

From 11 June to 15 June Wendy was part of a panel of futurists on the TVNZ show What Next? hosted by John Campbell and Nigel Latta. The show included live viewer voting on key questions and issues, with results displayed in real time and post-show interviews streamed...

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McGuinness Institute Newsletter Issue 18 out now!

McGuinness Institute Newsletter Issue 18 out now!

This newsletter shares our updated work programme, giving you a summary of what we have been doing since our last newsletter in July 2016 and detailing what we hope to achieve before the end of the year. Our work programme this year continues to focus on the...

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‘Do not look for a unique solution, but rather look to be a piece of the puzzle that provides a solution’ – Leighton Evans, General Manager of Eastland Community Trust, at the Gisborne workshop

‘Do not look for a unique solution, but rather look to be a piece of the puzzle that provides a solution’ – Leighton Evans, General Manager of Eastland Community Trust, at the Gisborne workshop

As part of the follow-up to the 2016 TacklingPovertyNZ workshop tour, we will be posting one blog a day over the next few weeks to accompany the workshop speaker videos published on our YouTube channel. Watch Leighton Evans, General Manager of Eastland Community Trust...

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‘If you lift up the health of the most vulnerable, you lift up the health of the whole region’ – Linda Coulston, Manager of SuperGrans Tairāwhiti Trust, at the Gisborne workshop

‘If you lift up the health of the most vulnerable, you lift up the health of the whole region’ – Linda Coulston, Manager of SuperGrans Tairāwhiti Trust, at the Gisborne workshop

As part of the follow-up to the 2016 TacklingPovertyNZ workshop tour, we will be posting one blog a day over the next few weeks to accompany the workshop speaker videos published on our YouTube channel. Watch Linda Coulston, Manager of SuperGrans Tairāwhiti Trust,...

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‘Whānau who are connected, are proud, because we know who we are and where we come from, are confident, and we have values’ – Laurie Watt on national levers to tackle poverty at the Rotorua workshop

‘Whānau who are connected, are proud, because we know who we are and where we come from, are confident, and we have values’ – Laurie Watt on national levers to tackle poverty at the Rotorua workshop

As part of the follow-up to the 2016 TacklingPovertyNZ workshop tour, we will be posting one blog a day over the next few weeks to accompany the workshop speaker videos published on our YouTube channel. Watch Laurie Watt share national levers to tackle poverty at the...

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‘We need to test what is really working on a sustainable basis, and then support and invest in it’ Dr Girol Karacaoglu, then Chief Economist at the New Zealand Treasury, at the Gisborne workshop

‘We need to test what is really working on a sustainable basis, and then support and invest in it’ Dr Girol Karacaoglu, then Chief Economist at the New Zealand Treasury, at the Gisborne workshop

As part of the follow-up to the 2016 TacklingPovertyNZ workshop tour, we will be posting one blog a day over the next few weeks to accompany the workshop speaker videos published on our YouTube channel. Watch Dr Girol Karacaoglu, then Chief Economist, New Zealand...

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‘We are not going to navigate families around stuffed systems, we want the systems to change’ – Dame Diane Robertson on the Family 100 Research Project at the Rotorua workshop

‘We are not going to navigate families around stuffed systems, we want the systems to change’ – Dame Diane Robertson on the Family 100 Research Project at the Rotorua workshop

As part of the follow-up to the 2016 TacklingPovertyNZ workshop tour, we will be posting one blog a day over the next few weeks to accompany the workshop speaker videos published on our YouTube channel. Watch Dame Diane Robertson, former chief executive of the...

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‘Poverty was fun, poverty is pain. Let’s get some solutions today and make these solutions viral to the country’ – Potaua Biasiny-Tule, Te Tatau o Te Arawa, at the Rotorua workshop

‘Poverty was fun, poverty is pain. Let’s get some solutions today and make these solutions viral to the country’ – Potaua Biasiny-Tule, Te Tatau o Te Arawa, at the Rotorua workshop

As part of the follow-up to the 2016 TacklingPovertyNZ workshop tour, we will be posting one blog a day over the next few weeks to accompany the workshop speaker videos published on our YouTube channel. Watch Potaua Biasiny-Tule, member of Te Tatau o Te Arawa, share...

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‘What has made the treaty succeed now and in the past may not be the things that make it succeed in the future’ – Rear Admiral John Martin, Chief of Navy, at the OneOceanNZ 2016 panel discussion

On 14 July 2016, the New Zealand Antarctic Youth Council (NZAYC) hosted a panel discussion titled Exploring the Antarctic Treaty in 2056 in collaboration with the McGuinness Institute. The panel discussed what New Zealand’s intent for the Treaty was in 1956 and then...

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‘We in the Manawatu community know that we are facing crisis level of inequality’ – Amanda Oldfield, Carelink Community Trust Coordinator, at the Manawatu workshop

‘We in the Manawatu community know that we are facing crisis level of inequality’ – Amanda Oldfield, Carelink Community Trust Coordinator, at the Manawatu workshop

As part of the follow-up to the 2016 TacklingPovertyNZ workshop tour, we will be posting one blog a day over the next few weeks to accompany the workshop speaker videos published on our YouTube channel. Watch Amanda Oldfield, coordinator of the Carelink Community...

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‘We all know the issues that are happening in our communities, we all know what needs to be done and that it needs to be community led- but we need to do it’ – Deidre Otene, The MOKO Foundation, at the Kaitaia workshop

‘We all know the issues that are happening in our communities, we all know what needs to be done and that it needs to be community led- but we need to do it’ – Deidre Otene, The MOKO Foundation, at the Kaitaia workshop

As part of the follow-up to the 2016 TacklingPovertyNZ workshop tour, we will be posting one blog a day over the next few weeks to accompany the workshop speaker videos published on our YouTube channel. Watch Deidre Otene, General Manager of The MOKO Foundation, share...

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‘We are dealing with people and communities and their uniqueness needs to be respected’ – Tania McInnes, Deputy Mayor of the Far North District Council, at the Kaikohe workshop

‘We are dealing with people and communities and their uniqueness needs to be respected’ – Tania McInnes, Deputy Mayor of the Far North District Council, at the Kaikohe workshop

As part of the follow-up to the 2016 TacklingPovertyNZ workshop tour, we will be posting one blog a day over the next few weeks to accompany the workshop speaker videos published on our YouTube channel. Watch Tania McInnes, Deputy Mayor of the Far North District...

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‘No single policy, government department, organisation or programme can tackle or solve the increasingly complex social problems we face as a society’ – Natasha Allan, Detective Senior Sergeant, at the Manawatu workshop

‘No single policy, government department, organisation or programme can tackle or solve the increasingly complex social problems we face as a society’ – Natasha Allan, Detective Senior Sergeant, at the Manawatu workshop

As part of the follow-up to the 2016 TacklingPovertyNZ workshop tour, we will be posting one blog a day over the next few weeks to accompany the workshop speaker videos published on our YouTube channel. Watch Natasha Allan, Detective Senior Sergeant and the national...

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New Zealand Public Sector Ranked Number One as the Least Corrupt on the Planet according to Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index

New Zealand Public Sector Ranked Number One as the Least Corrupt on the Planet according to Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index

Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index (TI CPI) has found that the New Zealand and Denmark public sectors are the least corrupt in the world. Released on 25 January 2017, this index is the leading global indicator of public sector corruption....

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