Organisation

Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures

Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures is an independent and apolitical think tank and research centre based at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

They generate knowledge and tools to address critical long-term global and national challenges arising from rapid and far-reaching social, economic, technological and environmental change.

Owning Institution:
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Youth mental health in Aotearoa New Zealand: greater urgency required

In light of worsening mental health among New Zealand youth over the past decade, a new Koi Tū commentary piece is calling for urgent action to better understand the underlying factors and effective strategies for prevention and intervention. Youth mental health in Aotearoa New Zealand...
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Addressing rangatahi education: challenges after COVID-19

This report provides compelling evidence of disparities in digital education during the COVID-19 response. It shows the positive effects of addressing these digital divides on the outlook of both rangatahi and their parents about their futures.
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The future of food & the primary sector: the journey to sustainability

This discussion paper has been developed by Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures through a series of conversations with industry leaders, scientists and stakeholders. It seeks to further conversation on the issues confronting the future of New Zealand’s agricultural and food production system.
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New Zealand’s place in the world: the implications of COVID-19

The third report in this series discusses how New Zealand can leverage its high international standing and hopefully COVID-19-free status for economic and diplomatic advantage. The insights from this paper have been informed by two focus groups comprising experts in domestic and international trade, diplomacy...
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He oranga hou: social cohesion in a post-COVID world

The second report in this series examines the critical issue of how New Zealand’s strong national unity during lockdown will become increasingly tested as economic consequences are more and more acutely felt. In mapping out the paths to return to the ‘new normal’, how do...