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Urban/rural split could lead to political polarisation

By Alex Penk


Alex’s latest op-ed features in The Christchurch Press, where he discusses the political and social risks of growing demographic rifts between…

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“Urban/rural split could lead to political polarisation” – Alex Penk in The Press

“Urban/rural split could lead to political polarisation” – Alex Penk in The Press


Alex’s latest op-ed features in The Christchurch Press, where he discusses the political and social risks of growing demographic rifts between…

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NZ Herald Focus interview on regional development paper

NZ Herald Focus interview on regional development paper


Bernadine Oliver-Kerby interviewed Alex Penk about our regional development paper for NZ Herald’s online video series. Watch the interview here

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Alex Penk on RNZ National – Regional Development

Alex Penk on RNZ National – Regional Development


The day we released our paper Growing Beyond Growth – rethinking the goals of regional development in New Zealand, CEO Alex…

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Alex Penk’s article in Weekend Press

Alex Penk’s article in Weekend Press

By Alex Penk


The first of Alex’s 2017 election year op-ed series was printed in the Weekend Press and reproduced online on stuff.co.nz….

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Posturing doesn’t help those facing poverty

Posturing doesn’t help those facing poverty

By Alex Penk


“I know that’s not PC, but you know, that’s me,” said Judith Collins last week as she commented on child…

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Values and voting

Values and voting

By Alex Penk


No-one likes a hypocrite. So when we hear that evangelical Christians in America are voting for Donald Trump , in…

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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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Broken Boughs: The role of effective family interventions

Broken Boughs: The role of effective family interventions

By Alex Penk


Too many New Zealand children are mired in dysfunction. But though the problems are bleak, we needn’t throw in the…

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Too quick off the mark  

Too quick off the mark  

By Alex Penk


This article was published in the Otago Daily Times, 15 January 2009. Once again, a government seems to think that…

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Make like a banana, and split  

Make like a banana, and split  

By Keiran Madden


Alex Penk | 23 May 2008 Published in the National Business Review, 23 May 2008 Barely a day goes by…

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The doomsayers are right  

The doomsayers are right  

By Keiran Madden


Alex Penk | 26 September 2007 Printed in the Independent Financial Review, 26 September 2007 It sounds a little melodramatic…

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