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TacklingPovertyNZ Kaitaia workshop, 15 September 2016

TacklingPovertyNZ Kaitaia workshop, 15 September 2016

The fifth one-day workshop of the McGuinness Institute’s TacklingPovertyNZ national tour was held in Kaitaia on Thursday, 15 September 2016 at Te Ahu Centre. Robert Akuhata, Māori Development Advisor at Far North District Council (FNDC), opened the workshop by welcoming participants and Institute staff to the Far North. In the morning, six of the original 36 participants from the December 2015 TacklingPovertyNZ workshops...
Issue 3 of the TacklingPovertyNZ newsletter is out now!

Issue 3 of the TacklingPovertyNZ newsletter is out now!

Issue 3 of the TacklingPovertyNZ newsletter is out now! In this Issue we discuss the TacklingPovertyNZ national tour, in particular, the upcoming one-day workshops in the Far North and the next steps for the project. We also share with you the exercises, handouts and resources used by participants at the workshops and share the TacklingPovertyNZ initiative conversation in the press....
Three days to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ Far North workshops in Kaitaia and Kaikohe

Three days to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ Far North workshops in Kaitaia and Kaikohe

It is not too late to register for the TacklingPovertyNZ one-day workshops! Kaitaia – Thursday, 15 September 2016 Te Ahu, Cnr Matthews Avenue & South Road, Kaitaia Register here. Kaikohe  – Friday, 16 September 2016 Kaikohe Memorial Hall, Memorial Avenue, Kaikohe Register here. On the morning of the Kaitaia and Kaikohe workshops, participants will hear from the New Zealand Treasury’s Chief Economist...
Seven days to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshops in the Far North – Thursday, 15 September 2016 and Friday, 16 September 2016

Seven days to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshops in the Far North – Thursday, 15 September 2016 and Friday, 16 September 2016

MCGUINNESS INSTITUTE MEDIA RELEASE – 7 September 2016 Seven days to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshops in the Far North – Thursday, 15 September 2016 and Friday, 16 September 2016 The McGuinness Institute’s TacklingPovertyNZ workshop is on tour. We are heading to Kaitaia on Thursday, 15 September 2016 and Kaikohe on Friday, 16 September 2016....
TacklingPovertyNZ Gisborne/Tairāwhiti workshop, 31 August 2016

TacklingPovertyNZ Gisborne/Tairāwhiti workshop, 31 August 2016

The fourth one-day workshop of the McGuinness Institute’s TacklingPovertyNZ national tour was held in Gisborne/Tairāwhiti on 31 August 2016 at Waikanae Surf Lifesaving Club. The workshop was opened by Gisborne District Council Mayor Meng Foon. In the morning, seven of the original 36 participants from the December 2015 TacklingPovertyNZ workshops presented the booklet they produced last year. Participants then heard from the...
Video of the ForesightNZ workshop finale presentation is now published!

Video of the ForesightNZ workshop finale presentation is now published!

Thirty-six diverse young people between the ages of 18 and 25 came together in Wellington from Wednesday, 27 April to Friday, 29 April 2016 to take part in the ForesightNZ workshop. The workshop was held at the New Zealand Treasury and sought to develop a way to deal with the increasing complexity and uncertainty in the world around us,...
Issue 16 of the TalentNZ newsletter is now published!

Issue 16 of the TalentNZ newsletter is now published!

Issue 16 of the TalentNZ newsletter is now published! This issue focuses on a refresh of the Menu of Initiatives, showcases our new TalentNZ Infographic Poster, gives an update on The Family So’otaga project and puts Manawatu’s ‘Talent Central’ in the spotlight. If you would like to receive the regular TalentNZ newsletter, please connect with TalentNZ. You can also subscribe to...
Three days to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop in Manawatu – Monday, 15 August 2016

Three days to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop in Manawatu – Monday, 15 August 2016

MCGUINNESS INSTITUTE MEDIA RELEASE – 12 August 2016 Three days to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop in Manawatu – Monday, 15 August 2016 The McGuinness Institute’s TacklingPovertyNZ workshop is on tour. Our next stop is Manawatu District on Monday, 15 August 2016. This one-day workshop tour was sparked by the national TacklingPovertyNZ workshop held in...
Three weeks to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop in Gisborne – Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Three weeks to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop in Gisborne – Wednesday, 31 August 2016

MCGUINNESS INSTITUTE MEDIA RELEASE – 11 August 2016 Three weeks to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop in Gisborne – Wednesday, 31 August 2016 The McGuinness Institute’s TacklingPovertyNZ workshop is on tour. We are heading to Gisborne on Wednesday, 31 August 2016. This one-day workshop tour was sparked by the national TacklingPovertyNZ workshop held in December...
Less than three weeks to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop in Rotorua – Friday, 19 August 2016

Less than three weeks to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop in Rotorua – Friday, 19 August 2016

MCGUINNESS INSTITUTE MEDIA RELEASE – 4 August 2016 Less than three weeks to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop in Rotorua – Friday, 19 August 2016 The McGuinness Institute’s TacklingPovertyNZ workshop is on tour. We are heading to Rotorua on Friday, 19 August 2016. This one-day workshop tour was sparked by the national TacklingPovertyNZ workshop held...
Two weeks to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop in Manawatu – Monday, 15 August 2016

Two weeks to go until the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop in Manawatu – Monday, 15 August 2016

MCGUINNESS INSTITUTE MEDIA RELEASE – 1 August 2016 The McGuinness Institute’s TacklingPovertyNZ workshop is on tour. Our next stop is Manawatu District on Monday, 15 August 2016. This one-day workshop tour was sparked by the national TacklingPovertyNZ workshop held in December 2015, an initiative of the McGuinness Institute in collaboration with the New Zealand Treasury....
'What are the fiscal, economic and social priorities in the long term?' – Tim Ng, Treasury

‘What are the fiscal, economic and social priorities in the long term?’ – Tim Ng, Treasury

Tim Ng, Director of Economic System at the New Zealand Treasury, discusses the long term economic and policy priorities that New Zealand faces at day one of the three-day ForesightNZ workshop in Wellington on 27–29 April. You can watch the video of his presentation on the McGuinness Institute’s YouTube channel, or you can view it below. Tim Ng’s role in...