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.
You can find slides (and sometimes audio) from previous Public Policy Seminars here.
The seminars are free to the public, and there is no need to register to attend. You can sign up here to receive email invitations to either our Wellington or Auckland seminars.
The road to our net-zero future is paved with challenging questions for which there are no definitive answers – just choices to be made under uncertainty and consequences to be faced under risk. To aid in finding workable solutions, Motu is convening roundtables in collaboration with the New Zealand Productivity Commission, the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, and the Environmental Defence Society.
The fourth and final roundtable "Directing mitigation policy and action for results" will take place on 13 April 2018. More information.
This third in the series of international conferences on Wellbeing and Public Policy will:
For more information, check out the conference website.