School of Government

School of Government

New Zealand's only School of Government undertakes teaching and research on public policy and public administration/management.

Through Victoria Business School, we offer a complete range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and post-experience programmes. Based at the Pipitea Campus in Rutherford House, directly across the road from the seat of government, Parliament, Ministerial Headquarters and Government Departments, the School is ideally placed to help build capacity in the public sector of New Zealand.

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Aug26OXFAM 2014 Electoral Debate Series - Round 2: Climate Change
Date: 26 August 2014
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1 (RHLT1), Ground Floor, Rutherford House, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University, 23 Lambton Quay, Wellington
Oxfam has invited spokespeople from National, Labour, Greens, Māori, NZ First and Internet MANA parties… Read more

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13 August 2014 Is corruption a problem in New Zealand?
Transparency International’s 2013 Global Corruption Barometer revealed that 65 percent of New Zealanders felt that corruption had increased in the previous two years, but research suggests that such claims should not necessarily be taken at face value. Read more
14 July 2014 New HSRC Report – Women and Drink Driving
While there is a lot of work around drink-driving, it generally focuses on young men… Read more
24 June 2014 Increasing links with Papua New Guinea
Deeper links were forged with the Papua New Guinea Government last week through an agreement that builds on the School of Government’s training programme for their Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to include other public sector agencies. Read more

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New Master of
e-Government programme for 2014

The School of Government is pleased to announce a new Master of e-Government programme commencing 2014.  For more information, click here

APO Online

The School of Government is a partner with Australian Policy Online.

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CUE - the School of Government e-Magazine

CUE is the quarterly magazine from the School of Government. Keep up to date with our school news by reading the June 2014 issue.

2014 Prospectuses available now!

Click here to download our:

Undergraduate/Honours for Public Policy prospectus

Postgraduate (Post-Experience) for Public Policy and Public Management prospectus

Master of e-Government brochure