Organisation

New Zealand Institute for Pacific Research

Acronym
NZIPR
Description

A collaboration between the University of Auckland, University of Otago and the Auckland University of Technology the NZIPR includes New Zealand’s leading research universities and also includes New Zealand’s largest networks of Pacific researchers. Together the university partners bring expansive and unique Pacific research capacity and relationships, as well as educating three quarters of New Zealand’s Pacific students and employing ninety percent of New Zealand’s academics of Pacific Island descent.

On APO the NZIPR supports the Pacific Research Collection, a repository and research tool containing and disseminating public policy information from the Islands of the Pacific Ocean and diaspora communities in Australia and New Zealand. 

Items published

Article

18 Oct 2017

Two prominent New Zealand academics have recently returned from discussing labour mobility policies and long term sustainable development plans in Tarawa, Kiribati.

Presentation

12 Oct 2017

This project analyses the drivers and barriers for private investment in the Pacific, exploring the possibilities and benefits of private investment, as well as the challenges it presents.

Report

30 Jun 2017

Third in a series of papers on the role of Sovereign Funds (SFs) in the Pacific Islands, this report suggests a 'reference portfolio' approach as a benchmark governance choice for Pacific Island funds

Report

30 Jun 2017

This report summarises the research that has been undertaken on Sovereign Funds in the Pacific and draws out key findings, lessons and opportunities for funds to move closer to “best practice”.

Literature review

14 Mar 2017

This report provides a fresh understanding of the links between labour markets in Pacific counties and those in New Zealand and Australia.

Items associated

Journal article

15 Aug 2018

Declining net migration gains in New Zealand and concerns over exploitation of people on study and short-term work visas has delayed major changes in immigration policy through to June 2018.

Article

6 Apr 2017

This is part two of a two-part paper , written by Evelyn in her capacity as a consultant on international development issues. The paper began as a panel discussion on sovereignty movements in the Pacific Islands at the Jahrestagung des Pazifik-Netzwerks, and introduces the free...

Article

4 Apr 2017

The free association arrangement between New Zealand and the Cook Islands is a pivotal force behind the movement of Cook Islanders between the two countries. Part of the Cooks’ way of life is understanding and leveraging the different opportunities that exist across the Cook Islands,...

Article

10 Jan 2017

Active scholarly citizens bring intellectual agility that allows for creative, imaginative, and just development thinking and practice.

Journal article

15 Jun 2016

This paper introduces the Cook Islands and New Zealand Free Association agreement and provides background to the historical and contemporary political relationships between New Zealand and the Cook Islands.

Items authored

Items published/produced

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Associated content

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