Public policy seminars

The Motu Public Policy Seminar series provides a forum for informed debate on important public policy issues. 

Our seminars are accessible to a wide audience, and are attended by people from diverse backgrounds who want to stay informed on economic, social and public policy research. The seminars are presented by the Motu Senior Fellows and Affiliates, as well as other top visiting academics from within New Zealand or around the world.

Sign Up

The seminars are free to the public, and there is no need to register to attend. More information about previous seminars, including slides and associated papers, is available at the Past Public Policy Seminars page.

You can sign up here to receive email invitations to either our Wellington or Auckland seminars.

Previous Seminars

You can find audio files and slides from previous Public Policy Seminars here.

Our Public Policy Seminar Series is generously sponsored by The Treasury and Statistics New Zealand.