In all about 60 people attended Information, ethics and the public good. We heard a dozen great speakers and had about 4 hours dedicated to debate and discussion focused on what we had heard. A full conference report is in development and the full content of the presentations will be posted here over the next… [Continue Reading]

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The government has made a decision not to report on New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions as part of the package of statistical environmental reporting for the period starting 2015. The new reporting regime was announced today by the Chief Executives of Stats NZ and the Ministry for the Environment respectively, having been vetted by the… [Continue Reading]

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This month six of NZ’s universities are submitting their final bids for a share in the 2014 budget’s $28M of new funds for ICT graduate schools. According to Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce this initiative will connect tertiary education and industry to deliver more of the ICT skills New Zealand needs by lifting the training… [Continue Reading]

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Printed version Barrister Frances Joychild has given Public Good permission to re-publish her article which appeared last week on the Auckland District Law Society website and in other legal publications. Frances’ paper looks at the issue of fair access to representation in civil legal cases and her evidence demonstrates that the situation for civil litigants… [Continue Reading]

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Print version of post The last weekend of November saw a weekend conference take place in Auckland. Stepitup’s purposed was to build capacity, capability and new skills amongst progressive campaigners and organisers in NZ. The conference was based around “the simple idea that we can do more and win more through cooperation, sharing resources and… [Continue Reading]


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