Policy Quarterly is the journal of the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies. Published four times each year, it is targeted at readers in the public sector, including politicians and their staff, public servants and a wide variety of professions, together with others interested in public issues. Its length and style are intended to make the journal accessible to busy readers.
Link to organisation: http://igps.victoria.ac.nz/publications/publications/list/10
Source Acronym: PQ
Owning Institution: Victoria University of Wellington
Source Type: Journal
Discusses the concept of 'global studies', its place in universities worldwide and introduces New Zealand Centre for Global Studies.
The resilience of the ocean is decreasing. The biodiversity of the high seas, which constitute almost half of the Earth’s surface, remains largely unprotected from multiple threats.
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 special issue takes a global perspective and explores the major challenges facing humanity in the 21st century through the lens of ‘global studies’.
The purpose of this research was to examine the link between density and the costs of providing infrastructure in New Zealand.
This article addresses the question of how New Zealand infrastructure and local government as a whole should be funded and highlights the importance of providing councils with additional revenue...
Geoffrey Palmer begins this article with the proposition that there is much in the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) that needs to be fixed.
This issue of Policy Quarterly, therefore, reflects a long standing commitment to promoting debate and research into New Zealand local government, and we believe that the breadth and depth of the...
This article looks at the risks associated with infrastructure in New Zealand and offers some thoughts on strategic risk management that could be used to mitigate against them.