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NZCPR Weekly: The Cold Winds of 2008

Monday, 26 January 2009, 10:13 am | NZ Centre For Political Debate

This week's NZCPR Weekly examines how global warming mania has been able to establish such a stronghold in New Zealand, the NZCPR Guest Commentary by Lord Christopher Monckton questions pronouncements by the global warming guru Al Gore, and the poll ... More >>

Moving in the Right Direction

Sunday, 23 November 2008, 10:16 pm | NZ Centre For Political Debate

Last week, US President George Bush launched a vigorous defence of the free market, stating that the only long-term solution to the global financial crisis is sustained economic growth. He explained that the surest path to growth is the free market and ... More >>

NZCPR Weekly - A Binding Referendum on MMP

Monday, 20 October 2008, 9:05 am | NZ Centre For Political Debate

This week, NZCPR Weekly questions whether MMP is good for New Zealand, NZCPR Guest Commentator, Peter Shirtcliffe puts the case for a referendum on MMP, and the poll asks whether you would support a referendum in 2010? More >>

The March of Human Rights

Monday, 29 September 2008, 10:26 am | NZ Centre For Political Debate

The New Zealand Centre for Political Research contributes to the public policy debate through research, publication and open public debate. We rely totally upon the support of those who value our work. Our subscription package offers supporters a number ... More >>

Election About More Than Trust

Friday, 19 September 2008, 4:03 pm | NZ Centre For Political Debate

On Saturday November 8th Helen Clark will be asking voters for their support as she attempts to win an election that would elevate her to the rarefied ranks of four-term New Zealand Prime Ministers alongside Richard Seddon, William Massey and Keith Holyoake. ... More >>

NZCPR Weekly - Election About More Than Trust

Monday, 15 September 2008, 9:24 am | NZ Centre For Political Debate

This week, NZCPR Weekly examines some of the real issues facing the country as we look towards the general election, NZCPR Guest Commentator Dr Ron Smith attacks the university research assessment system (a more comprehensive research report is also ... More >>

NZCPR Weekly - Constraining Free Speech

Monday, 8 September 2008, 1:15 pm | NZ Centre For Political Debate

This week, NZCPR Weekly investigates the growing threat to free speech from government agencies, NZCPR Guest Commentator Dr Paul Moon describes attempts to censor his new book on Maori cannibalism, and the poll asks for your view on the power of the Human ... More >>

Dr Muriel Newman: Question Time for Parliament

Tuesday, 2 September 2008, 3:13 pm | NZ Centre For Political Debate

I cannot remember a time when Parliament - our country’s highest governing institution – has been brought into such disrepute. And the Parliamentarians have only themselves to blame. More >>

NZCPR Weekly: Lifting Children Out of Dependency

Monday, 18 August 2008, 10:38 am | NZ Centre For Political Debate

This week, NZCPR Weekly examines how well New Zealand's welfare system lifts sole mothers and their children out of dependency, (printer-friendly view >>>), NZCPR Guest Tommy Thompson shares his experience of introducing ground breaking welfare ... More >>

NZCPR Weekly - The Future of the Maori Seats

Monday, 23 June 2008, 11:11 am | NZ Centre For Political Debate

This week, NZCPR Weekly examines a new report on future of the Maori seats in Parliament, NZCPR Guest David Round, author of "Truth or Treaty?" shares his views on the report and Maori seats, and the poll asks whether you are concerned that the Maori seats ... More >>

NZCPR Weekly 16 June 2008

Monday, 16 June 2008, 9:59 am | NZ Centre For Political Debate

This week, NZCPR Weekly examines whether a massive increase in government spending has made New Zealand a better place, NZCPR Guest Prof Roger Bowden laments the state of our tertiary education sector, and the poll asks whether you believe tax thresholds ... More >>

NZCPR Weekly June 9 2008

Monday, 9 June 2008, 10:49 am | NZ Centre For Political Debate

This week, NZCPR Weekly outlines what opinion poll trends tell us about the forthcoming election and the poll asks your opinion on the makeup of a new government. An NZCPR Research Report by Professor Bob Carter explores media and political bias in a supposedly ... More >>

Election Year Budget Lacks Vision

Monday, 26 May 2008, 10:39 am | NZ Centre For Political Debate

This week, NZCPR Weekly examines whether Labour's 2008 Budget will improve living standards , Guest Commentator Roger Kerr provides a critical review of the Budget, and the poll asks whether Michael Cullen's tax cuts have met your expectations. Please ... More >>

Who Pays For Climate Change?

Monday, 19 May 2008, 10:30 am | NZ Centre For Political Debate

This week, NZCPR Weekly looks into why climate change has emerged as such a dominant public policy issue, Guest Commentator Atmospheric Physicist Emeritus Professor Fred Singer shows that human activities are not causing global warming, the poll asks ... More >>

NZCPR Weekly - The Promise of the Treaty

Monday, 21 April 2008, 10:00 am | NZ Centre For Political Debate

In this issue, NZCPR Weekly uncovers the costs of the Treaty (printer friendly view http://www.nzcpr.com/Weekly126.pdf), Guest Commentator former member of the Waitangi Tribunal and Minister in the Lange Labour Government Hon Michael Basset provides ... More >>

Political Agendas Put Economy At Risk

Friday, 18 April 2008, 3:55 pm | NZ Centre For Political Debate

By Dr Muriel Newman of the New Zealand Centre for Political Research - www.nzcpr.com. More >>

Is Our Government Too Big?

Sunday, 23 March 2008, 1:12 pm | NZ Centre For Political Debate

In this issue, NZCPR Weekly highlights the critical contribution that wealth creators make to our economy, Guest Commentator former Secretary of the Treasury Dr Graham Scott shares his concerns about the state of the state, and the weekly poll asks ... More >>

NZCPR Weekly - One in Six

Monday, 17 March 2008, 1:10 pm | NZ Centre For Political Debate

In this issue, NZCPR Weekly reflects on why one in six Maori live in Australia, Guest Commentator Kelly Te Heuheu, Maori Crime Specialist for the Sensible Sentencing Trust, describes the destructive effects of Maori tribalism, and the weekly poll asks NZCPR ... More >>

Unstoppable Climate Change - Dr Muriel Newman

Friday, 14 March 2008, 4:56 pm | NZ Centre For Political Debate

I have just returned from an historic meeting of more than 500 people from around the world who gathered in New York to address the question of whether man-made global warming is really threatening the future existence of our planet. In attendance were ... More >>

You Reap What You Sow

Monday, 4 February 2008, 8:05 am | NZ Centre For Political Debate

Cheyenne Petersen, just 18 months old, was carried into the bush by her P-addled mother Natasha - and left to die. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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