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Submission: Child Poverty Reduction Bill

By Kieran Madden


Maxim Institute supports this Bill and proposes amendments to strengthen it. We welcome this Bill and its potential to increase…

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Submission: The End of Life Choice Bill

By Danielle van Dalen


We are opposed to the End of Life Choice Bill. The dangers of this Bill lie at its very core…

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Submission: Health Select Committee Inquiry into the ending of one’s life in New Zealand

By Jane Silloway Smith


Since late 2013, Maxim Institute has undertaken a stream of research into the legal and policy arguments regarding euthanasia and…

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Submission: Time for a four-year parliamentary term

Submission: Time for a four-year parliamentary term

By Kieran Madden


It’s time for a four-year term. While it’s been in and out of the news all year, after extensive research…

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Submission: Education Amendment Bill 2012

Submission: Education Amendment Bill 2012

By Luke Fenwick


Maxim Institute has made a submission supporting the Education Amendment Bill’s introduction of partnership schools kura hourua, with suggestions for…

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Submission: Lobbying Disclosure Bill

Submission: Lobbying Disclosure Bill

By Alex Penk


The Lobbying Disclosure Bill is currently before Select Committee. Maxim Institute has made a submission on the bill, arguing that…

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MMP Review Submission

MMP Review Submission

By Kieran Madden


New Zealand should have a voting system that enables our MPs and the government to have the freedom to lead…

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Submission: <em>Standards for Schools</em>

Submission: Standards for Schools

By Steve Thomas


In 2009 the Government looked into the details of the National Standards for Reading, Writing and Mathematics. Maxim Institute made…

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Submission: <em>Electoral Finance Reform Issues</em>

Submission: Electoral Finance Reform Issues

By Alex Penk


Maxim Institute has made a submission to the first stage of this process, arguing that the law needs to strike…

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Submission: <em>Private Schools and the Law</em>

Submission: Private Schools and the Law

By Steve Thomas


Maxim Institute made a submission on an Issues Paper produced by the Law Commission, Private Schools and the Law, which…

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Submission: <i>Schools Plus</i>

Submission: Schools Plus

By Maxim Institute


Schools Plus is an initiative designed to keep young people in education or training until the age of 18. This…

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Submission: <em>Policing Bill</em>

Submission: Policing Bill

By Maxim Institute


Maxim Institute believes that the Policing Bill is a timely and appropriate piece of legislation that deserves the support of…

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Submission: <em>Electoral Finance Bill</em>

Submission: Electoral Finance Bill


Maxim Institute opposes the Electoral Finance Bill (“Bill”) on the basis that its core provisions create unjustifiable limits on freedom…

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Submission: <em>Prostitution Law Review Committee</em>

Submission: Prostitution Law Review Committee


Maxim Institute believes that all forms of prostitution are harmful to all who are engaged in them and that street…

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Submission: <em>Employment Relations (Probationary Employment) Amendment</em>

Submission: Employment Relations (Probationary Employment) Amendment


Wayne Mapp’s Private Member’s Bill would have made it easier to use trial periods at the start of employment relationships….

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Submission: <em>Draft New Zealand Curriculum</em>

Submission: Draft New Zealand Curriculum


While the Draft New Zealand Curriculum allowed much greater freedom for schools and communities to set the direction of teaching…

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Submission: <i>Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill</i>

Submission: Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill

By Maxim Institute


Maxim Institute submits that, in its current form, this Bill has the potential to undermine democracy by ignoring the mandate…

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