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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Sep9Climate Change: A US perspective
Date: 9 September 2014
Time: 5.30 pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1 (GBLT1), Old Government Building Annex, Pipitea Campus, Victoria University, 55 Lambton Quay, Wellington
Speaker: Elliot Diringer, Executive Vice President, Centre for Climate and Energy Solutions, Former Deputy White… Read more

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1 September 2014 New HSRC Report - Evaluation of the 20,000 Days Campaign
The aim of Counties Manuaku District Health Board 20,000 Days Campaign was to give back… Read more
25 August 2014 New name for Chair in Restorative Justice
Victoria’s Chair in Restorative Justice has been renamed the 'Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice' following the death of one of New Zealand’s least known philanthropists, who was also one of the Chair’s strongest supporters. Read more
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

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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