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Inequality in NZ: why don't we talk more about wealth?

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 5:16 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

'Occupy said the problem was the 1% in control. Now they are being reduced to the 0.1% who have the real control. We need to find a way out of this capture or we'll all go down with that last ton of coal' More >>

An Economy for a Resilient World

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 4:06 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Robert Howell has recently returned from Canberra where he worked part-time with the Australian Quaker Peace and Earthcare Committees. During his time in Australia he also helped establish the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility to ... More >>

Ethics in Finance and the Regulation of the Financial Sector

Sunday, 18 May 2014, 12:37 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

As part of our commitment to ‘alternative narratives’ we are pleased to return to a topic introduced in 2013 by Professor David Mayes, Prof of Banking and Financial Institutions, Director Europe Institute and NZ Governance Centre, University of Auckland. More >>

Beyond the State - NZ State Houses from Modest to Modern

Saturday, 19 April 2014, 1:20 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

As part of the our 'Active Hand of Government' series for 2014, we present Bill McKay, Senior Lecturer, School of Architecture and Planning, speaking to his new publication. More >>

Book Launch - The Mighty Totara

Sunday, 23 March 2014, 3:21 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

The Fabian Society, in conjunction with Random House and UBS, invites you to the launch of David Grant's book. More >>

Single Buyer Model for Electricity - Geoff Bertram - 25/2

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 11:20 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Labour and the Greens have proposed inserting a single buyer into the wholesale level of the New Zealand electricity market, as a means of forcing a reduction in electricity prices to final consumers. More >>

Narratives for Auckland 2 - Building Liveable Cities

Thursday, 8 August 2013, 4:17 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

I would like to invite you to the second seminar in our Narratives for Auckland Series, to be held on Monday 26th August in Case Room 3, Owen Glenn Building, University of Auckland at 6pm. More >>

Dr Geoff Bertram & Professor Robert Wade lecture in AK

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 3:50 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

I would like to invite you to the above lecture by Dr Geoff Bertram of the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies at Victoria University, to be held in Caseroom3, Auckland University Owen Glenn Centre, on Tuesday 16th July at 8pm. More >>

Nicky Hager - Tax Havens and the Rule of Law

Monday, 17 June 2013, 8:47 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

I am writing to invite you to hear Nicky Hager on "Tax Havens and the Rule of Law" at Connolly Hall, Guildford Terrace, Wellington, at 5:30pm on Friday 21 June 2013. More >>

Navigate Our Good Ship Safely Through the Ice Fields Ahead

Tuesday, 30 October 2012, 12:50 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

Navigate Our Good Ship Safely Through the Ice Fields Ahead! The Voyage of a Lifetime Seminar, 1pm November 4th, DownStage Theatre, Cambridge Terrace, Wellington: Entrance free, registration necessary at www.thevoyage.co.nz New Zealand is sailing into an ... More >>

Lecture: Income inequality - what we do about it

Tuesday, 7 February 2012, 1:19 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

“The Important Thing About Income Inequality is What You Do about it – Exploring the Path to Reducing Income Inequality in Aotearoa New Zealand” Paul Barber, Policy Advisor, New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services More >>

Fabian Lectures - Credit Downgrade & Privatisation NZ Style

Thursday, 3 November 2011, 1:14 pm | New Zealand Fabian Society

On Monday 7th November at St John's Church in Wellington at 5:30pm Dr David Tripe of Massey University and Dr Bill Rosenberg will discuss the issues surrounding and implications of New Zealand's recent credit downgrade. More >>

Bernard Hickey - Fresh Ideas for a Productive Economy

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 10:25 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Presentation for Fabians Seminar "Fresh Ideas for a Productive Economy" July 2011 - Legislative Chamber, NZ Parliament More >>

Fresh Ideas for a Productive Economy - Scoop Full Coverage

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 12:41 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

"Fresh Ideas for a Productive Economy" proudly sponsored by Scoop Full Coverage July 2011 - Legislative Chamber, NZ Parliament Note: This page will be updated during the course of the Seminar For twitter coverage see @althecat and #solutionsearch More >>

Geoff Bertram - Fresh Ideas for a Productive Economy

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 12:35 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

In terms of short-run sustainability, on the whole the New Zealand economy rolls along surprisingly well in terms of its resilience to real and financial shocks. More >>

John Walley - Fresh Ideas for a Productive Economy

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 12:31 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Recently the Prime Minister stated during a presentation that, “if I could I would have a 50 cent (as opposed to an 80 cent) dollar tomorrow”. If that were really the case, what would be the macroeconomic framework? What we have or something else? More >>

Rhema Vaithianathan - Fresh Ideas for a Productive Economy

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 12:28 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

International evidence is increasingly pointing to management skills and processes as an important part of the productivity puzzle. Countries such as the US, Japan and Sweden consistently score higher on various measures of management skills and ... More >>

Selwyn Pellett - Fresh Ideas for a Productive Economy

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 12:24 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

New Zealand’s economic history is rooted in the success of its agriculture. Abundant and valuable land, in combination with capital and markets provided by the British Empire, and the hard work of a frontier society, made farming a central part of New ... More >>

Dr Gareth Morgan - Fresh Ideas for a Productive Economy

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 12:22 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

The Big Kahuna; Turning the NZ tax and benefit system on its head - This book proposes two major changes to the tax and benefit regime that currently prevails in New Zealand – one is to the coverage of the tax regime, the other to the approach we take to ... More >>

June McCabe - Fresh Ideas for a Productive Economy

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 12:18 am | New Zealand Fabian Society

Science and innovation creates new opportunities: • for economic growth; • improves our quality of life; and • helps us make sense of the world we live in. For science and innovation to create these opportunities, it is necessary to have a robust science ... More >>

 

 

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