News and commentary

Keep informed with news and analysis of topical policy issues from IGPS staff, our senior associates, and other researchers.

  • Electricity Price Review lets consumers down

    The profit-takers running our electricity industry will find nothing in the government's Electricity Price Review to disturb their neoliberal thinking, says Geoff Bertram.

  • The great working group stocktake

    As we approach the end of Jacinda Ardern's ‘year of delivery’, and with the next election a year away, Max Rashbrooke examines the state of play with the government’s critical working groups.

  • Fonterra's $700 million bombshell

    Fonterra delaying the release of their annual financial results is a very bad sign, writes Peter Fraser. Has the dairy giant learned any lessons from its litany of recent mistakes?

  • More openness please, councilors

    Our local councils are missing the boat when it comes to getting citizens involved and taking advantage of democratic energy, writes Max Rashbrooke