Learning from success

We are constantly surrounded by evidence of the successful design and implementation of public policy, which we happily take for granted - yet the public and academic discourse seems permanently fixated on failure, with obvious consequences for trust in government. What would it take to switch the discourse to how, and what, we can learn from past and present successes? A new collection of case studies from New Zealand and Australia is designed to help us do exactly that. Please join us for an engaging and timely discussion on achieving successful public policy, with our mixed panel of academics and practitioners. Facilitated by New Zealand’s doyen of political journalists Colin James.

Joining Colin will be Professor Michael Mintrom (Monash University), Dr Verna Smith (School of Government, VUW), Dr Amohia Boulton (Research Director at Whakaue Research for Māori Health & Development), and Fiona Ross (Director Joint Venture Family Violence and Sexual Violence, Ministry of Justice).

12.00-12.30pm: Registration & light refreshments

12.30-1.45pm: Seminar

Please RSVP by Monday 5 August. 


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Venue information

  • Venue: James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
  • Address: James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Chancellor 1 (Room),
    147 The Terrace

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