11 April 16
Around 10 to 15 percent of New Zealand families are stuck in persistent poverty that will keep them trapped there for years. Maxim Institute’s third report in its Heart of Poverty series focuses on the pathways leading those families into poverty, and what has been proven to help them walk out. + more
06 April 16
Who is poor? How did they get there, and how has poverty damaged their lives?
We’re engaged in a long-term project to develop strategies and policy solutions for those in or at risk of poverty—our families, friends and fellow New Zealanders who are missing out on what most of us take for granted. To do this well, we need a deeper understanding of how poverty definitions, measurements, causes, consequences and solutions all fit together. + more
23 September 15
To begin to answer this question and bring balance to the public conversation around euthanasia, the Care Alliance, in association with Maxim Institute, hosted a panel discussion, featuring Dr Rod MacLeod, Dr Huhana Hickey, and Sam Bloore. This expert panel outlined the case against legalisation; shedding light on some of the ethical, clinical, and cultural consequences of euthanasia and assisted suicide. + more
11 August 15
Hon Sir Pita Sharples has lived with his feet in two worlds: a pioneering leader of Māori culture, and a respected academic, advisor, and politician within historically Western contexts. He brings this understanding of Aotearoa New Zealand to his vision of how we might connect our ways of living and offer each other the best of what we have.
On the 24th July at the 2015 Sir John Graham Lecture, held in the Grand Tearoom of the Heritage Auckland, Sir Pita brought his vision to this ongoing national conversation that requires equal amounts of courage and generosity+ more