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In response to the interest we have received around the TacklingPovertyNZ national tour, and to build a community around this conversation, the Institute has decided to create a bimonthly TacklingPovertyNZ newsletter for the remainder of 2016. This newsletter will be produced every two months and will outline recent developments, research and resources. Please register your email address here. The first...
Survey on the 28 'hows' from the TacklingPovertyNZ Queenstown workshop

Survey on the 28 ‘hows’ from the TacklingPovertyNZ Queenstown workshop

At the TacklingPovertyNZ Queenstown workshop on 29 March 2016 participants discussed challenges and opportunities in the local area. Four key themes emerged – the role of housing, the role of business, the role of community and the role of everything else (others). In groups, participants were given one of the key themes and developed seven ‘hows’ to tackle poverty. The group...
ForesightNZ workshop: Only one more week to go! Registrations close next Friday, 25 March 2016

ForesightNZ workshop: Only one more week to go! Registrations close next Friday, 25 March 2016

 We are seeking 36 diverse young people between the ages of 18 and 25 to attend the ForesightNZ workshop. The workshop will be held in Wellington at the New Zealand Treasury from Wednesday, 27 April to Friday, 29 April 2016. Please see the registration page for more information. Flight and accommodation costs are covered. Applications close Friday week, 25...
Going Places lunch-time book launch and discussion

Going Places lunch-time book launch and discussion

The McGuinness Institute hosted a lunch-time event for the Wellington launch of the new book Going Places on Thursday, 17 March 2016. Written by Julie Fry and Hayden Glass, 2013 TalentNZ Journal contributor, the book explores the economic contribution of migration to and from New Zealand. Hayden and Julie explained their evidence and shared their conclusions that included immigrant...
It's not too late to join us for the Going Places book launch tomorrow (Thursday, 17 March)

It’s not too late to join us for the Going Places book launch tomorrow (Thursday, 17 March)

‘Migration and the movement of people is one of the critical issues confronting the world’s nations in the twenty-first century.’ Going Places book launch By Julie Fry and Hayden Glass Thursday, 17 March 2016 from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm. RSVP to 17march@mcguinnessinstitute.org See the flyer below for more information Going Places is about the economic...
Two days to go: Sea Education Association - Public Discussion

Two days to go: Sea Education Association – Public Discussion

Only two more days until the McGuinness Institute hosts a public discussion exploring ocean conservation. We will be joined by twenty-two students from the Sea Education Association SEA Semester programme, who will arrive in Wellington on the SSV Robert C. Seamans. They will share their ocean conservation projects and engage in a wider discussion on how we might best...
Join us for the Going Places book launch on Thursday, 17 March 2016

Join us for the Going Places book launch on Thursday, 17 March 2016

‘Migration and the movement of people is one of the critical issues confronting the world’s nations in the twenty-first century.’ Join us for the book launch of Going Places by Julie Fry and 2013 TalentNZ Journal contributor, Hayden Glass, on Thursday, 17 March 2016 from 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm. Going Places is about the economic contribution of...
Interested in Oceans Governance: Join us on Friday, 11 March 2016 from 12.30pm

Interested in Oceans Governance: Join us on Friday, 11 March 2016 from 12.30pm

Join us for our Project One Ocean event: Sea Education Association: Public Discussion 12.30 pm ­– 2.00 pm on Friday, 11 March 2016 McGuinness Institute, Level 2, 5 Cable St, Wellington, New Zealand RSVP:  11march@mcguinnessinstitute.org by Tuesday, 8 March Twenty-two students from the Sea Education Association SEA Semester programme – a Boston University accredited study abroad programme –...
James Dunne shares his views on Civics and Media in New Zealand (10/10)

James Dunne shares his views on Civics and Media in New Zealand (10/10)

As part of the The Civics and Media Project, each day we will be sharing one speaker’s presentation from the Workshop 3 session titled ‘10 speakers, 5 minutes, 1 slide’. Workshop 3 was held on Thursday, 19 November 2015, at the Royal Society of New Zealand in Wellington. Today, we share with you James Dunne’s presentation. Speakers were asked to present three...
Sylvia Nissen shares her views on Civics and Media in New Zealand (9/10)

Sylvia Nissen shares her views on Civics and Media in New Zealand (9/10)

As part of the The Civics and Media Project, each day we will be sharing one speaker’s presentation from the Workshop 3 session titled ‘10 speakers, 5 minutes, 1 slide’. Workshop 3 was held on Thursday, 19 November 2015, at the Royal Society of New Zealand in Wellington. Today, we share with you Sylvia Nissen’s presentation. Speakers were asked to present three...
Tara Ross shares her views on Civics and Media in New Zealand (8/10)

Tara Ross shares her views on Civics and Media in New Zealand (8/10)

As part of the The Civics and Media Project, each day we will be sharing one speaker’s presentation from the Workshop 3 session titled ‘10 speakers, 5 minutes, 1 slide’. Workshop 3 was held on Thursday, 19 November 2015, at the Royal Society of New Zealand in Wellington. Today, we share with you Tara Ross’s presentation. Speakers were asked to present three...
Terry Burrell shares her views on Civics and Media in New Zealand (7/10)

Terry Burrell shares her views on Civics and Media in New Zealand (7/10)

As part of the The Civics and Media Project, each day we will be sharing one speaker’s presentation from the Workshop 3 session titled ‘10 speakers, 5 minutes, 1 slide’. Workshop 3 was held on Thursday, 19 November 2015, at the Royal Society of New Zealand in Wellington. Today, we share with you Terry Burrell’s presentation. Speakers were asked to present three...