Workshop 2015 TacklingPovertyNZ
TacklingPovertyNZ workshop video - A brief insight into the workshop

TacklingPovertyNZ workshop video – A brief insight into the workshop

The TacklingPovertyNZ workshop has come to a close. Over 72 hours, participants engaged with and learnt from policy analysts within the New Zealand Treasury, key people in the wider community and individuals who have experienced poverty first-hand. The discussions aimed to build a shared understanding of the complexities surrounding the current policy landscape, matching knowledge with...
TacklingPovertyNZ Workshop - Day 3

TacklingPovertyNZ Workshop – Day 3

Day three of the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop saw the participants bringing together their findings from the past 72 hours into an engaging presentation at Parliament. The participants had worked late into the night on Tuesday to build their content for the presentation, and they arrived at Treasury bright and early on Wednesday morning to carry on...
TacklingPovertyNZ Workshop - Day 2

TacklingPovertyNZ Workshop – Day 2

The second day of the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop was another challenging day that proved extremely rewarding. The day was filled with speakers who provided plenty of inspiration and new ideas for the participants to work with when developing their presentation to Parliament. Learn more about this workshop at the TacklingPovertyNZ website.  Session six: Q & A with...
TacklingPovertyNZ Workshop - Day 1

TacklingPovertyNZ Workshop – Day 1

The first day of the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop was a very busy one, with numerous speakers sharing their knowledge and expertise with the participants and broadening the range of perspectives and ideas in the room. Please note that videos of the day’s sessions will be made available early in 2016. Learn more about this workshop at the TacklingPovertyNZ website. ...
TacklingPovertyNZ Pre-Workshop and the 'Getting to know each other' questionaire

TacklingPovertyNZ Pre-Workshop and the ‘Getting to know each other’ questionaire

The TacklingPovertyNZ workshop officially kicked off at Westpac Stadium on Sunday. The 36 TacklingPovertyNZ participants, who have come to Wellington from all over New Zealand, gathered in the stadium’s changing rooms to start getting to know each other and to prepare for the task ahead. All our workshops follow a similar process, as outlined in the diagram below. I...
TacklingPovertyNZ: The journey has begun

TacklingPovertyNZ: The journey has begun

The TacklingPovertyNZ workshop is under way. As a precursor to the workshop’s formal start on Monday, 7 December 2015, the McGuinness Institute has published a video on our YouTube channel to illustrate one aspect of poverty in New Zealand – relative income poverty. In this video McGuinness Institute interns Ali Bunge and Callum Webb use Lego...
Nine days to go: TacklingPovertyNZ workshop finale at Parliament

Nine days to go: TacklingPovertyNZ workshop finale at Parliament

We are pleased to invite you to the finale presentation of the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop, which will be held at Parliament on Wednesday, 9 December. To receive a formal invitation, please email us at tacklingpovertynzrsvp@mcguinnessinstitute.org. There is only one week left before the workshop itself begins at Treasury. The workshop will bring together 36 young New Zealanders, who will...
TacklingPovertyNZ: Exploring ways to reduce poverty in New Zealand – Workshop programme and flyer available

TacklingPovertyNZ: Exploring ways to reduce poverty in New Zealand – Workshop programme and flyer available

It is a pleasure to announce that a flyer and the first version of the workshop programme have been added to the TacklingPovertyNZ website (also see below). The workshop will bring together 30 young New Zealanders, who will work together to prepare a youth perspective on the issue of poverty in New Zealand and how we might,...
TacklingPovertyNZ Workshop: Registrations are now open

TacklingPovertyNZ Workshop: Registrations are now open

We are seeking young people between the ages of 18 and 25 to attend the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop. Purpose: The workshop will bring together 30 young New Zealanders, who will work together to prepare a youth perspective on the issue of poverty in New Zealand and how we might, as a country, go about tackling it. This workshop...