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Black Caps offer leadership lessons even in loss

By Alex Penk


Big moments reveal who we really are, and they don’t come much bigger than a World Cup final, especially when you’ve lost in controversial circumstances.

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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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Two-and-a-half cheers for child poverty bill

By Alex Penk


I was born at the tail-end of Gen X, so I grew up with a pop culture saturated by “fear…

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Is there demand for a tourist tax?

By Danielle van Dalen


I’m no economist, but even I know that basic economic theory says that as the price for a product increases,…

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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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“Stay woke”

By Alex Penk


In a recent video, Barack Obama warned voters about “fake news,” telling us “to be more vigilant with what we…

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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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Short Cuts to the End of Life Choice Bill

By Maxim Institute


In the lead up to the Tuesday, 6 March deadline for making submissions to Parliament about the End of Life Choice…

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Short Cuts Info – Making people vulnerable

By Danielle van Dalen


How many wrongful deaths are New Zealanders prepared to risk if these practices are legalised? What is the number? What…

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Short Cuts Info – The risk of wrongful death in the End of Life Choice Bill

By Danielle van Dalen


How many people would this Bill make eligible for euthanasia and assisted suicide? First, the Bill seems to ignore the…

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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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We deserve the whole story on euthanasia laws

By Danielle van Dalen


Like New Zealand, some of our neighbours across the ditch have recently been debating whether to legalise euthanasia and assisted…

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Taxes, trust, and transparency

By Kieran Madden


“When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?” This, apparently, was economist John Maynard Keynes’…

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Election Panel – Live Q+A


What questions do you want answered before you vote? Hosted by Maxim Institute, in association with AUT Law School, this…

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The dangerous appeal of binding referendums

By Alex Penk


“Actually, when you drill into it, there are some big reasons to think twice before embracing binding referendums.” Click here…

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Media Release: Euthanasia bill flawed from the start

By Maxim Institute


“David Seymour’s private member’s bill is based on an illusion. It assumes that it’s possible to create safeguards around assisted…

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What are you reading?

By Jeremy Vargo


As we approach the election season, I’ve noticed a distinct uptick in the number of messages I’m seeing from the…

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The Budget partnership between the people and our Government

By Julian Wood


Each year the Budget charts a broad course for the years ahead. It outlines how much money the Government has,…

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Welfare to work?

By Kieran Madden


Just where do people go when they move off a benefit? It’s a serious question that demands an answer. Why?…

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