Workshop 2016 ForesightNZ
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,...
'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...
ForesightNZ Workshop - Day 3

ForesightNZ Workshop – Day 3

On the morning of day three of the ForesightNZ workshop, participants headed to the Treasury to present their findings from the workshop to Treasury officials. Participants had worked late into the night on Thursday, refining their ideas about the set of ForesightNZ playing cards and game instructions. The group presented their conclusions to Treasury officials Gabriel Makhlouf, Secretary and...
ForesightNZ Workshop - Day 2

ForesightNZ Workshop – Day 2

Day two of the ForesightNZ workshop began with participants regrouping and reflecting on the previous evening’s session with the Hon. Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Minister Responsible for Housing New Zealand Corporation, and Colin James, political journalist. Participant Solomon Esera shared a powerful poem about his experiences of the workshop so far: Reality This is too...
ForesightNZ Workshop - Day 1

ForesightNZ Workshop – Day 1

After weeks of preparation for the ForesightNZ workshop, the participants were eager to begin the first of three full days at the New Zealand Treasury thinking about New Zealand’s long-term future. The night before was spent meeting their groups and coming to terms with the fundamentals of futures thinking. Wendy McGuinness opened the workshop and...
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...
ForesightNZ workshop: Registrations are now open

ForesightNZ workshop: Registrations are now open

We are seeking 36 New Zealanders between the ages of 18 to 25 to attend the ForesightNZ workshop. The workshop will take place over 72 hours, from Wednesday, 27 April 2016 to Friday, 29 April 2016, and will conclude with a presentation at the New Zealand Treasury. Please see the ForesightNZ website for more information. Participant registration The Institute...