Organisation

Victoria University of Wellington

Acronym
VUW

Items published

Journal article

31 Jan 2018

This paper examines the potential benefits and pitfalls of mobile phones for accessing social services, particularly in response to gender-based violence, in Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.

Video

Spotlight Lecture Series, Victoria University of Wellington
20 Sep 2017

This public lecture explores what a capital gains tax might look like in New Zealand, and who would win and who would lose from such a reform.

Article

16 Mar 2017

Co-operative housing associations could go a long way towards alleviating New Zealand's housing shortfall, but there has to be a change in thinking - away from private developers. This article by Dr Morten Gjerde from Victoria University's School of Architecture looks at the nature and...

Commentary

Article

14 Dec 2016

This opinion-piece, from the Professor of Public Policy at Victoria University of Wellington, outlines ways the new Bill English-led Government could assist less well-off families in New Zealand. Considers income and wealth inequality and the need to reform public assistance for families. Refers to the...

Website

4 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.

Local...

Items associated

Journal article

1 Nov 2017

To name something is to stake a claim, an action which, while having a moment of origin, requires dynamic attention to context and development. This article discusses the naming of Pacific research. It offers a brief but timely reminder of the genealogy of the field...

Guide

Australia, New Zealand and Pacific edition
22 Aug 2017

This guide highlights the important role universities in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific have in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and provides practical guidance on how they can accelerate their contributions.

Article

13 Aug 2017

Provides a commentary on the New Zealand criminal justice system's treatment of tax evasion compared with welfare fraud - in the context of reactions to Metiria Turei's admission of welfare fraud.

Conference paper

Paper presented at the New Zealand Association of Economists Annual Conference, Wellington, 12-14 July 2017
31 Jul 2017

Examines how the research capability of staff within New Zealand universities has evolved since 2003.

Journal article

20 Jul 2017

This article argues that public policy processes in Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Samoa have insufficiently addressed the context, problems and needs of societies to which policies have been directed.