Social Policy NZ

  • The tragedy across the Tasman
    The tragedy across the Tasman

    Tom Switzer

    27 October 2017 | Ideas@TheCentre

    The tragedy of New Zealand’s election outcome is not just that a stable and successful nine-year government has lost pow...

  • New Zealand’s spending binge
    New Zealand’s spending binge

    Luke Malpass

    18 November 2011

    Most of New Zealand’s general election campaign is being dominated by squabbling over the Crown selling a minorit...

  • Why bother?
    Why bother?

    26 August 2011

    Privatisation in New Zealand is a political swear-word. Its very mention is meant to invoke some scary image of maraudin...

  • New Zealand’s great regression
    New Zealand’s great regression

    Luke Malpass

    20 October 2010 | The American, Journal of the American Enterprise Institute

    Over a year ago in Auckland, the humorist P.J. O’Rourke gave a dinner lecture for the Centre for Independent Stud...

  • Humdinger of a political argument
    Humdinger of a political argument

    18 June 2010

    A storm is brewing in New Zealand, casting a frostier-than-usual shroud over the nation’s capital. Last week in W...