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Dom Post feature Alex Penk’s op-ed on the End of Life Choice Bill

Dom Post feature Alex Penk’s op-ed on the End of Life Choice Bill

By Alex Penk


With the End of Life Choice Bill facing its second reading, Alex releases an op-ed printed by The Dominion Post…

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Life and death consequences of shoddy legislation

By Danielle van Dalen


Now that the Justice Select Committee have reported back to Parliament on the End of Life Choice Bill, our MPs…

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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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Hate-speech review risks being too hasty

By Alex Penk


The Justice Minister put the cart before the horse when he spoke about hate speech recently. In the shadow of…

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Offering the best of “real” New Zealand

By Julian Wood


We’ve been rightly proud of our country’s unity in response to the Christchurch mosque attacks. But in the weeks following…

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This is our home

By Kieran Madden


Vibrant flowers gild the gates of the Christchurch mosques, each bouquet laid with trembling hands, representing a beautiful solidarity amidst…

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Keeping an eye on transparency

By Danielle van Dalen


“Constant vigilance!” I’m finding that Professor Mad-Eye Moody’s childhood encouragement to be ever watchful still applies now to the way…

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Countering our fear of dying

By Alex Penk


Last week, I was struck by the fear of dying. Not my own, mind you. I was chairing a panel…

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Now is the time to take our changing future seriously

By Kieran Madden


The Government is dead-set on improving “wellbeing” as the mark of their leadership, and “long-term intergenerational wellbeing” in particular. This…

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Think Big 2.0: The Provincial Growth Fund risks turning into a fiasco

By Alex Penk


This article was written by Alex Penk and Julian Wood, and first published on The Spinoff on 26 February, on…

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Media coverage of the launch of “A Risk Worth Taking” Policy Paper

Media coverage of the launch of “A Risk Worth Taking” Policy Paper

By Alex Penk


On the morning of the release of our analysis of the Provincial Growth Fund, our report was featured on the…

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Making the Provincial Growth Fund a risk worth taking

By Julian Wood


The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) represents a once in a generation opportunity to support a sustainable future for New Zealand’s…

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Regional Development Policy Paper – A Risk Worth Taking

By Julian Wood


One year into the $3B Provincial Growth Fund, Maxim Institute’s new research A Risk Worth Taking – Ensuring the Provincial…

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Vocational surgery required

By Kieran Madden


Our vocational educational system is on life support— haemorrhaging badly in desperate need of surgery. Four of New Zealand’s sixteen…

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Dom Post and The Press feature Alex on Jordan Peterson

Dom Post and The Press feature Alex on Jordan Peterson

By Alex Penk


As conversation increased around noted academic Professor Jordan Peterson’s visit to New Zealand, Alex Penk’s op-ed was printed in The…

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The status of our own history

By Danielle van Dalen


While many of us are raised with storybook histories of pharaohs, kings, queens, and notable events from all over the…

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Make the change, don’t keep the change

By Jeremy Vargo


Quick question. If a checkout operator gives you too much money back in change, do you tell them and give…

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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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Alex Penk responds to Maryan Street’s op-ed in Stuff newspapers

Alex Penk responds to Maryan Street’s op-ed in Stuff newspapers

By Alex Penk


In response to Maryan Street’s op-ed that predicted the End of Life Choice Bill would pass this year, CEO Alex…

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Financial responsibility goes beyond mere “Rules”

By Alex Penk


Sometimes the most important ideas are the ones that aren’t being discussed. This came to mind with the release of…

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