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Kathryn Mannix Event Series


Dying, Death and Wisdom in an Age of Denial Conversations with Dr Kathryn Mannix Maxim Institute was proud to bring…

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Changing the Story – Poverty panel discussion

By Maxim Institute


Every society tells a story about the good life, getting a fair go, or what it takes to live well….

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Why Not? | Making sense of the case against assisted suicide


Why shouldn’t New Zealanders be able to legally access assisted suicide or euthanasia? There are many compelling answers to that…

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Beyond Profit | how the economy can be good for our society


It can’t be all about the money. If we gauge our national success solely on having a growing economy, we…

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Game Changers – on leading and learning

By Maxim Institute


At Maxim Institute’s event “Game Changers | on leading and learning” at the University of Auckland Business School on May…

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Game Changers | On leading and learning


Perspectives from Iva Ropati, Viviane Robinson and Tim O’Connor on the non-negotiables of leading kids to success in school. As…

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Wasted Youth? – How one audacious leader reimagined the system


Dale Williams had a problem. He inherited the leadership of a small town that was facing high rates of youth…

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Wasted Youth? | How one audacious leader re-imagined the system


Dale Williams had a problem. He inherited the leadership of a small town that was facing high rates of youth…

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What about Waitangi? Discussing the Treaty’s role in how we are governed

What about Waitangi? Discussing the Treaty’s role in how we are governed


On Monday, 15 April, Maxim Institute held a free public panel discussion, considering different perspectives on the place of the…

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Soundbites and Stereotypes: What would it take to improve our public debate in New Zealand?

Soundbites and Stereotypes: What would it take to improve our public debate in New Zealand?


What would it take to improve our public debate in New Zealand? In November, Maxim Institute co-hosted a public lecture…

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Giving the Market its memory: Finding the forgotten Adam Smith

Giving the Market its memory: Finding the forgotten Adam Smith


The aftershocks of the financial crisis are still being felt around the world. Some say it was greed that got…

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Scraps of paper? Preparing New Zealand for the Constitutional Review

Scraps of paper? Preparing New Zealand for the Constitutional Review


Reviewing New Zealand’s constitution raises some big questions. Is our constitution just a collection of disparate scraps of paper? Do…

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People of virtue: Building Free and vibrant societies in the 21st century

People of virtue: Building Free and vibrant societies in the 21st century


Recent years have shown us the potential dark side of a free market Economics as banks and businesses fail, unemployment…

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Facing the Challenge: Negotiating the politics and practice of welfare reform

Facing the Challenge: Negotiating the politics and practice of welfare reform


As the former Chairman of the UK’s Centre for Social Justice, Iain Duncan Smith saw the disastrous consequences of an…

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A tale of two houses: Does MMP mean we don’t need an upper house?

A tale of two houses: Does MMP mean we don’t need an upper house?


Australian public law expert, Professor Nicholas Aroney, explores the pros and cons of one house and two house parliamentary systems,…

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The heart of policy: Rethinking social justice for the sake of our most vulnerable

The heart of policy: Rethinking social justice for the sake of our most vulnerable


Sometimes it seems as though politics is simply about winning arguments and scoring points. But at the heart of politics…

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Untangling aid: Complexities, challenges and ways forward for foreign aid

Untangling aid: Complexities, challenges and ways forward for foreign aid


New Zealand is a wealthy country in a world with much need. Confronted by this, many are concerned about the…

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