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Media Release | Government’s rushed COVID-19 Bill denies New Zealanders a say in their own future

Media Release | Government’s rushed COVID-19 Bill denies New Zealanders a say in their own future

By Danielle van Dalen


“New Zealanders deserve to have a say in their own future, and the Government’s use of urgency to pass the…

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Alex on the Newshub Nation panel talking End of Life Choice Bill

Alex on the Newshub Nation panel talking End of Life Choice Bill

By Alex Penk


On Saturday, 22 June, Alex appeared on the Newshub Nation panel to respond to the visit of Dr Stefanie Green,…

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MEDIA RELEASE | End of Life Choice Bill report highlights multitude of “concerns and contradictions”

MEDIA RELEASE | End of Life Choice Bill report highlights multitude of “concerns and contradictions”

By Alex Penk


Released today, the Justice Select Committee’s report does not recommend passing the End of Life Choice Bill. Instead, it highlights…

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Miscarriage Bill should be welcomed – Alex in The Spinoff

Miscarriage Bill should be welcomed – Alex in The Spinoff

By Alex Penk


“A bill to provide bereavement leave for miscarriages will soon face its first vote in parliament. It’s a subject that’s…

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End of Life Choice Bill contains flaws that are impossible to fix

By Alex Penk


This column was published in Fairfax newspapers on Wednesday 20 June 2018 and on stuff.co.nz Parliament has started hearing submissions…

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Beware the consequences of the waka-jumping bill

By Danielle van Dalen


Like many, my first introduction to politics was through a class election. My group decided our key campaign promise was…

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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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Promises and plans to change poverty in New Zealand

By Kieran Madden


A few weeks ago, my colleague wrote about Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s “courageous move” to introduce the Child Poverty Reduction…

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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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How To – a guide to engaging with Parliament


There are plenty of ways you can have your say on the legislation currently being debated by MPs. Make a…

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New Zealanders need to inspect details of End of Life Choice Bill

By Alex Penk


MEDIA RELEASE: Thursday, 14 December 2017 With the End of Life Choice Bill now voted through to Select Committee stage,…

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The battle lines for our votes

By Kieran Madden


It’s the economy, stupid. This phrase, coined by one of Bill Clinton’s wily campaign strategists, has done a crude but…

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The illusion of certainty in the End of Life Choices Bill

By Danielle van Dalen


David Seymour is convinced his End of Life Choices Bill, drawn from the Private Member’s Ballot last Thursday, would be…

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Normalising suicide

Normalising suicide

By Jane Silloway Smith


Last week the Law Commission presented a report to Parliament concerning suicide reporting by the media. Fearing that the current…

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The value of human life

The value of human life


It hasn’t met with much fanfare, but two weeks ago Maryan Street removed her assisted suicide/euthanasia bill from the private…

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Lobbying Disclosure Bill rejected

Lobbying Disclosure Bill rejected

By Jeremy Vargo


In October last year, Maxim Institute made a submission to the Lobbying Disclosure Bill. You can read the executive summary…

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Spying amendment lacks foresight

Spying amendment lacks foresight


The Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) may not occupy an “enormous, pyramidal structure of white concrete”, but 1984 has been…

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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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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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