Policy Quarterly

Source Details

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

Journal article
30 November 2016

The purpose of this research was to examine the link between density and the costs of providing infrastructure in New Zealand.

Journal article
30 November 2016

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...

Journal article
30 November 2016

Geoffrey Palmer begins this article with the proposition that there is much in the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) that needs to be fixed.

Journal
30 November 2016

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...

Journal article
30 November 2016

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.

Journal article
30 November 2016

This article looks at Auckland City's unified governance model and asks whether it is too big to fail; whether or not it represents an apex in centralising forces, or whether there is still some...

Journal article
30 November 2016

This article addresses the evolution of New Zealand's capital city,Wellington over the last three decades, both in terms of its growth into digital and cultural markets but also the way in which...

Journal article
30 November 2016

Looks at constitutional and contractual resolutions to problems affecting central-local relations in New Zealand - as prompted by the proposals in Sir Geoffrey Palmer and Andrew Butler's recent...

Journal article
30 November 2016

Introduces the concept of community governance and discusses some of the innovations in engagement that exist below the level of local government.

Journal article
30 November 2016

This article looks at the history and effect of the poll provisions in Western Australia, and considers the question as to whether the poll provisions have impeded structural reform of the local...