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Naked politics blocks decent policy-making

By Alex Penk


There’s been a lot of cynicism about the Provincial Growth Fund, and last week Minister Shane Jones went a long…

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Provincial Growth Fund | Conclusions and Recommendations

By Julian Wood


Perhaps we cannot raise the winds. But each of us can put up the sail, so that when the wind…

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Provincial Growth Fund Overview

By Julian Wood


The PGF, officially launched on 2 August 2018, is a three year, three billion dollar commitment by the current coalition…

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LRG Cover Image A Risk Worth Taking - Provincial Growth Fund

Spatial Policy | The case for and against

By Julian Wood


INTRODUCTION In 2017, the coalition Government announced the $3 billion Provincial Growth Fund (PGF), dramatically changing the New Zealand regional…

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LRG Cover Image A Risk Worth Taking - Provincial Growth Fund

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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Taking the Right Risks for the regions – Newsroom column

Taking the Right Risks for the regions – Newsroom column

By Alex Penk


At the launch of our Taking the Right Risks policy paper, Alex Penk and Julian Wood co-authored a column for…

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