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Investing in a resilient workforce

By Julian Wood


When the Government closed New Zealand’s borders in response to COVID-19, flaws in our labour market were exposed. Not only…

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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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Alex Penk talks with Mike Hosking – Regional development policy paper

Alex Penk talks with Mike Hosking – Regional development policy paper


Upon the release of our regional development paper, Taking the Right Risks, Alex Penk was interviewed by Mike Hosking on…

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Regional Development Policy Paper | Taking the Right Risks

By Julian Wood


Our previous work on regional development laid out the evidence that large parts of New Zealand are facing a 30 year wave…

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How are we placed?

By Julian Wood


A LOCAL GROWTH AND DECLINE STOCKTAKE “About ten years ago Charlie Duncan realised the Hunterville community had a problem –…

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$1B regional development fund needs coherent vision

$1B regional development fund needs coherent vision

By Alex Penk


Maxim Institute welcomes investment in New Zealand’s regions, but CEO Alex Penk cautions that we urgently need more detail on…

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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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