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    Feature and news articles by Max Rashbrooke

    ‘I’ve looked at local government … and it’s neither’

    by  • April 8, 2013 • Articles, News • 0 Comments

    An IGPS/IPANZ Panel Discussion on the Governance of Local Government, 5 April 2013   People’s ability to shape their own community is under threat from several sources, a panel of experts argued at an event last week co-hosted by the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies and the Institute of Public Administration New Zealand. Wellington...

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    Suffering poor health? Too bad for you

    by  • March 7, 2013 • Articles, Comment • 2 Comments

    A rather disturbing report on Wellington’s health services shows that central government policies have led directly to people already in poor health getting even lower priority. ‘From Great to Good’, by professor Don Matheson, explains how – under pressure from central government targets – the Capital Coast District Health Board (C&CDHB) has increased spending...

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