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WakaNZ: Navigating with foresight

Monday, 20 November 2017, 8:10 pm | McGuinness Institute

WakaNZ: Navigating with foresight – a workshop exploring the shape of a postTreaty settlement New Zealand More >>

Baby Box, Same Idea, Different Continents - Tackling Poverty

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 8:28 am | McGuinness Institute

Wendy McGuinness is thrilled to announce that Jennifer Weber, the Chief Education Officer from The Baby Box Co is joining us in Queenstown on Tuesday, 29 March 2016 (tomorrow) at the start of the TacklingPovertyNZ tour. “Jennifer is based in Alberta, ... More >>

TacklingPovertyNZ Workshop – Queenstown Lakes

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 2:53 pm | McGuinness Institute

The McGuinness Institute is thrilled to announce the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop is going on tour. The first stop is in Queenstown on Tuesday, 29 March 2016. This one-day workshop is the first of a series sparked by the national TacklingPovertyNZ workshop ... More >>

Nation Voices Essay Competition - Results announced

Saturday, 27 February 2016, 2:23 pm | McGuinness Institute

The McGuinness Institute is delighted to announce the winners of the Nation Voices essay competition. The topic for the essay competition was: What makes a good prime minister of New Zealand? The essays were to focus particularly on the character,personality ... More >>

TacklingPovertyNZ: Exploring ways to reduce poverty

Monday, 7 December 2015, 9:56 am | McGuinness Institute

The McGuinness Institute is running the TacklingPovertyNZ workshop on 6–9 December in Wellington with 36 New Zealanders between the ages of 18 and 25 to articulate a youth perspective on the issue of poverty in New Zealand and how we might, as a ... More >>

Think Piece 22

Friday, 13 November 2015, 11:59 am | McGuinness Institute

The Institute is pleased to announce the launch of Think Piece 22: Proposal for the Creation of an Oceans Institution . This think piece suggests that one key building block necessary to deliver robust ocean governance is missing – an oceans institution. More >>

The McGuinness Institute releases its 2015 work programme

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 2:39 pm | McGuinness Institute

The McGuinness Institute’s 2015 work programme contains its planned projects, publications and events for the year. Chief Executive Wendy McGuinness has written a letter (dated 5 February) to all members of parliament outlining highlights of the Institute’s ... More >>

Creating a place where talent wants to live

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 9:43 am | McGuinness Institute

The McGuinness Institute announces its next step in the TalentNZ project – a March 2014 tour throughout New Zealand meeting Members of Parliament, City Mayors, Councillors and other interested parties through a mix of private and public meetings. More >>

TalentNZ initiative officially launched today

Friday, 1 November 2013, 5:27 pm | McGuinness Institute

Sir Paul Callaghan suggested a way forward for New Zealand to be successful in the 21st century – an idea that took him a number of years to research, analyse, discuss and reflect upon. In 2011 he presented his idea at a workshop the Institute hosted ... More >>

Time for New Zealand to revisit the genetic modification deb

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 3:42 pm | McGuinness Institute

McGuinness Institute’s latest report assesses 40 years of GM public policy in New Zealand and concludes there is more work to do More >>

Can we afford our future?

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 11:30 am | McGuinness Institute

Today’s release of the Treasury’s 2013 statement on New Zealand’s long-term fiscal position – Affording Our Future – will provide a further opportunity for young people to have a say on the challenges and opportunities facing New Zealand ... More >>

McGuinness Institute bringing EmpowerNZ together again

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 4:29 pm | McGuinness Institute

Following the success of the EmpowerNZ: Drafting a Constitution for the 21st Century workshop late last year, the Institute is inviting the participants to come together to finish the task. On the 5 – 7 July they have been invited back to Wellington ... More >>

Many questions remain unanswered in NZ King Salmon case

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 3:29 pm | McGuinness Institute

Wendy McGuinness, Chief Executive of the McGuinness Institute, believes resource management processes are not up to the standard New Zealanders expect and deserve. More >>

Sir Paul Callaghan Science Meets Humanities Scholarship

Friday, 22 March 2013, 12:55 pm | McGuinness Institute

Sir Paul Callaghan’s vision of New Zealand as ‘a place where talent wants to live’ will be developed by two young scholars. To mark the anniversary of Sir Paul's death on 24 March 2012, the McGuinness Institute announced today that Charlotte Greenfield ... More >>

Youth want action on our long-term fiscal position

Thursday, 7 February 2013, 5:25 pm | McGuinness Institute

Twenty-seven young people came together before Christmas to write a youth statement on New Zealand’s long-term fiscal position. At the LongTermNZ workshop, participants voiced their concerns: ‘I feel robbed’; ‘Unless we act, we’ll inherit serious ... More >>

Treaty important, but not only constitutional conversation

Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 5:36 pm | McGuinness Institute

The two-day EmpowerNZ workshop in late August 2012 brought together 50 young people to draft a constitution for the 21st century. The McGuinness Institute’s Report 14, Empower NZ: Drafting a Constitution for the 21st Century documents and reflects ... More >>

Time for youth to think about our fiscal future

Friday, 7 December 2012, 5:06 pm | McGuinness Institute

The McGuinness Institute announces its workshop LongTermNZ : Taking a long term position on the future, 09–14 December 2012 More >>

Draft Constitution for the 21st Century

Friday, 7 September 2012, 11:45 am | McGuinness Institute

The McGuinness Institute is pleased to announce the publication of a Draft Constitution for New Zealand, produced by 50 talented young people at Parliament on 28 and 29 August 2012. The event, EmpowerNZ: Drafting a Constitution for the 21st Century brought ... More >>

Young People Gather at Parliament to Draft a Constitution

Monday, 27 August 2012, 4:43 pm | McGuinness Institute

New Zealand is one of the few countries this century to invite citizens to review their nation’s constitution. To make the most of this rare opportunity a collection of 50 talented young people selected from throughout New Zealand, and from a wide ... More >>

Sir Paul Callaghan’s Legacy Honoured

Tuesday, 21 August 2012, 5:25 pm | McGuinness Institute

At a business breakfast held this morning to release the Building Innovation report, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce announced that the Government’s new Advanced Technology Institute will be named after the late scientist Sir Paul Callaghan. More >>

 

 

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