• MAGAZINE LAUNCH  
    WLG + AKL

    Flint & Steel           Volume 02 - When business meets social


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    Flint & Steel  | volume 02 is coming soon. Click here for your invitation and to register for the Wellington or Auckland magazine launch

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  • ISSUES PAPER

    THE HEART OF POVERTY 
    by Maxim Institute researcher Kieran Madden


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    Download your copy of our new Issues Paper, The Heart of Poverty - matching passion with precision for struggling New Zealanders

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  • SCHOOL LEADERSHIP PROJECT 

    Two new papers by Maxim Institute researcher Luke Fenwick


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    Take a look at our Research Note Anchoring the Abstract - What great school leadership looks like, and our Policy Paper Joining Forces - Nine ways to improve leadership in New Zealand schools

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BLOG - The business of social investment

We spend a lot on welfare. According to recent Treasury figures, of the $92.2 billion the Government spends, $50.5 billion flows into welfare, health and education. The thing is, this spending doesn’t necessarily translate into transformed lives. In what I’ve heard wryly described as “trickle-down social policy,” sometimes our most vulnerable don’t actually get the help they desperately need. + more


BLOG - Shading between the lines

There is a whole spectrum of grey colouring between the staunchly defended lines of our perspectives and experiences of life. Our conversations and understanding of one another will be much richer, more generous, and humane if we can step past our lines, and ask sincere questions before giving hasty answers. + more


  • "It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare."

    - Benjamin Disraeli