The IGPS makes expert public policy research accessible to the New Zealand public via regular debates, book launches, lectures and other events.

One of our charter objectives is to engage with the community through regular workshops and public seminars and presentations, so we can raise the quality of debate around important issues and encourage public participation in the policy making process.

  • The Future of Food in 2050

    Catherine Iorns collects predictions about the future of food in 2050. Perhaps the scariest are the 'business as usual' scenarios. The only certainty? Change.

    Venue: RHLT3, Lecture Theatre 3, Rutherford House

  • Open Government: Getting It Right

    How can New Zealand meet its open government goals? Keitha Booth takes a hard look at the Open Government Partnership National Action Plan.

    Venue: Rutherford House lecture theatre 2