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. 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.
Sustaining Aotearoa New Zealand as a cohesive society
This report discusses why social cohesion is critically important, outlines a framework for exploring social cohesion in New Zealand, and highlights the challenges posed by the internet and new media.
Political marketing and management in the 2020 general election: key findings and advice for future practice
This report explores the use of political marketing and management during the COVID-19 pandemic and provides valuable insights into political marketing and management in practice.
Executive functions: a crucial but overlooked factor for lifelong wellbeing
The document overs the crucial role of executive functions in helping us live well and contribute to wider society.
Improving mask use to reduce COVID-19 transmission
The document presents the most up-to-date research on medical masks, cloth masks and N95 respirator masks, and suggests that New Zealand needs improved mask-wearing guidelines to best protect ourselves against highly transmissible variants of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Screen time: the effects on children’s emotional, social, and cognitive development
The document explores the evidence on how screen time affects children’s socio-emotional and cognitive development.