media coverage

Pathways to poverty report in the news

12 April 16

Maxim Institute's third report in the Heart of Poverty series received sustained attention on the day of release, with our findings covered in the news on RadioLive and Newstalk ZB, and the paper's author Kieran Madden interviewed by James Coleman, Leighton Smith, and Duncan Garner.

CEO Alex Penk discusses "values voting" on Newstalk ZB

01 April 16

As part of Newstalk ZB's Easter show, Alex Penk talked with host Frank Ritchie about the Trump phenomenon, "evangelical" voters, and if people actually vote according to their values.

Maxim responds to David Seymour's euthanasia accusations

02 February 16

Research Fellow Dr Jane Silloway Smith challenged ACT MP David Seymour's suggestion that Maxim Institute's work on euthanasia was "intellectually dishonest." He first made the claim in ACT's e-newsletter in October 2015, and repeated his assertion in a recent email to a constituent.

media releases

Uncovering the pathways to poverty in New Zealand

12 April 16

Around 10 to 15 percent of New Zealand families are stuck in persistent poverty that will keep them trapped there for years. Maxim Institute’s third report in its Heart of Poverty series focuses on the pathways leading those families into poverty, and what has been proven to help them walk out.

Inquiry into ending life in New Zealand the right move

27 August 15

Maxim Institute Research Manager Dr Jane Silloway Smith welcomes the Health Select Committee’s response to the petition of Hon Maryan Street and the Voluntary Euthanasia Society. Over the past two years, she has led a research project looking at the long-term effects...

What are New Zealand's "bare necessities?"

30 March 15

What is the bottom line standard of living we would expect any New Zealander to enjoy? Maxim Institute wants Kiwis to be given the chance to define a minimum “basket of goods,” establishing the bare necessities any of us would need to participate in New Zealand society.

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