State of the State 2019 podcast mini-series

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State of the State 2019 podcast mini-series

Building a fair future for all

Hear from State of the State 2019 article authors and special guests on how we can equitably grow wellbeing to build a fair future for all Kiwis.

Episode 1 - Building a fair future for all

23 minutes | Listen on iTunes & Google Podcasts

Our new 2019 series looks at how we can build wellbeing through the lens of equity.

In this episode, we look at the first two articles in 2019’s article series, which reviews the risks of ignoring inequities, why this matters and addressing intergenerational wellbeing. We discuss the work that needs to be done on data and evidence as well as public policy. 

Presented by David Lovatt, Deloitte's public sector lead partner, and joined by guests, Keith McLeod, and Analytical Consultant and Professor Girol Karacaoglu, Head of Victoria University of Wellington's School of Government.

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Podcast: Building a fair future for all

Episode 2 - Harnessing voices to expand choices

30 minutes | Listen on iTunes & Google Podcasts

In this episode, we continue the conversation on from our civic engagement article, discussing alternative ways of ensuring those groups are heard, through reconsidering our civic decision making processes and the way we measure civic participation as a country.

Our guest is Max Rashbrooke, author, academic and journalist, who has written extensively about inequities. We are also joined by co-authors of article two, Professor Michael Macaulay from Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Government, and Anne Molineux, Associate Director at Deloitte New Zealand. Presented by David Lovatt, Deloitte New Zealand’s public sector lead partner.

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Podcast: Harnessing voices to expand choices

Episode 3 - Principles for an equitable tax system

30 minutes | Listen on iTunes & Google Podcasts

The time is ripe to challenge our conceptions of fairness by also focusing on how tax policy is impacting future generations and our ecosystems. Our guests discuss role tax can play in addressing inequality in New Zealand.

Joining our host, David Lovatt, Deloitte New Zealand’s public sector lead partner, is article co-authors, Robyn Walker and John Lohrentz. Our guest is Jordan Ward, team leader in tax strategy at the Treasury.

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Article 4: Balancing the load: Principles for an equitable tax system

Podcast: Principles for an equitable tax system

Episode 4 - Delivering better outcomes together

27 minutes | Listen on iTunes & Google Podcasts

The cultural and ethnic face of Aotearoa New Zealand is changing. With a Pasifika focus, we explore where our institutions and policies are now, and what needs to be done to achieve better outcomes for all.

Co-author Lisa Tai from our Pasifika services team, is joined by Aiono Matthew Aileone, Deputy CE of Policy, Research and Evaluation at the Ministry for Pacific Peoples, and Leilani Tamu, Manager Pacific Policy at MBIE. Our host is David Lovatt, Deloitte New Zealand’s public sector lead partner.

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Podcast: Delivering better outcomes together

Episode 5 - Recommendations for a fairer future

24 minutes | Listen on iTunes & Google Podcasts

Only by looking beyond the statistical averages and understanding from the bottom up, will we see a way forward through policies which tilt the balance towards those who are disadvantaged.

Deloitte public sector lead partner David Lovatt, discusses the conclusion article in this final episode of our State of the State series. Guests include Deloitte partners James Clarke, Adithi Pandit and Linda Meade.

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Podcast: Recommendations for a fairer future

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