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Institute for Governance and Policy Studies (VUW)

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IGPS

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14 Aug 2017

This issue of Policy Quarterly focuses on some of the important policy issues facing New Zealand as it enters the 2017 general election campaign. There are ten invited contributions from researchers drawn from a range of disciplines and perspectives. The topics covered are mostly those...

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08 May 2017

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This issue of Policy Quarterly explores the governance of the least governed reaches of our planet, the open ocean. Our oceans are notoriously difficult to govern and even harder to manage for several reasons. First is their sheer scale – they cover more than...

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14 Feb 2017

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Whereas the November 2016 issue of Policy Quarterly focused on local government, this issue takes a global perspective. In particular, it explores the major challenges facing humanity in the 21st century, and it does so through the lens of ‘global studies’. The...

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04 Jun 2015

The Local Governance National Dialogue aims to develop a conversation based around research-informed discussion papers and a series of regional events to consider what type of local governance will best meet the needs of New Zealand’s many different communities over the coming years.

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16 Feb 2017

This article discusses the concept of 'global studies', its place in universities worldwide and introduces New Zealand Centre for Global Studies. It contrasts the academic disciplines of international relations with the more recent field of global studies and includes a survey of gloabl think-...

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14 Feb 2017

Editorial:

Whereas the November 2016 issue of Policy Quarterly focused on local government, this issue takes a global perspective. In particular, it explores the major challenges facing humanity in the 21st century, and it does so through the lens of ‘global studies’. The...

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14 Feb 2017

The essence of global studies is to present the challenges facing humanity in the modern age, and the implications these hold for political and legal thought. This article explores these implications from a new perspective, a new world view which assumes the existence of a global community – ‘we...

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02 Feb 2017

This working paper sets out the case for a world-pioneering Permanent Forest Bond which belongs to the wider classes of green and climate-aligned bonds. The innovation is not only to fill a funding gap for budget-constrained government entities, it is to shift the environmental spending paradigm...

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30 Nov 2016

Editorial note: Local government in New Zealand exists within a fairly well-defined narrative. New Zealand is the most centralised nation within the OECD. Central government is by far the dominant partner in the central-local relationship and recent innovations in local government have tended...

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30 Nov 2016

The purpose of this research was to examine the link between density and the costs of providing infrastructure in New Zealand. There is a need for research to provide planners and local authorities with an evidence base for shaping development to be economically efficient as well as socially and...

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30 Nov 2016

In my judgement, the overall conclusion to be reached is that New Zealand does regulatory statutes rather badly. They are insufficiently researched. They are not rigorously tested before being enacted. Nor are sufficient efforts made to find out how they worked in the real world. And large...

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30 Nov 2016

Designing funding policies to serve all the local and regional councils in New Zealand is challenging. This article looks at some of the issues that arise, and some principles for addressing funding arrangements and for considering whether current local government funding arrangements are suited...

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09 Aug 2016

Contemplates the fundamental components of anticipatory governance - anticipating tomorrow’s problems, protecting the long-term public interest, and endeavouring to ‘future-proof’ the state - as a critical ingredient of good governance. Sets out global risks as assessed by the World Economic...

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09 Aug 2016

Presents data using a variety of lenses – the state as taxer, spender, producer, employer, investor and steward – to assess how the size and shape of the state has changed since 1900.

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So near yet so far: implications for the Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Legislation Bill

10 Feb 2016

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