We produce a range of informative publications, including reports, commentary, discussion papers and evidence briefs.

E kōpakina ana te māramatanga ki te kupu kōrero.

Wisdom, understanding and knowledge is carried by words and narratives.

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Why play is the key to children’s future success

Play is an excellent way to help children's brains grow and develop important cognitive, socioemotional and physical skills.

The Future of Transport in Aotearoa NZ: Who Should Pay For What? Report on deliberative minipublics

Te Mānatu Waka Ministry of Transport (MoT) worked with Koi Tū to understand the views of stakeholders and the public to help develop an acceptable funding model that supports the evolving needs of the transport system.

Future Research Assessment Programme

Two years ago, Sir Peter Gluckman was appointed chair of the International Advisory Group (IAG) to give independent advice on the assessment of UK higher education research performance to the Future Research Assessment Programme (FRAP) via the FRAP Board.

Addressing the challenges to social cohesion

In this discussion paper, we explore factors that are potentially threatening to our society’s resilience.

Youth voice needed in mental health policy

Listening to what young people think about youth mental health is core to understanding why it’s such a big health challenge and how we can address it.

Risk listening: rethinking how we understand and manage risk

Aotearoa New Zealand needs to set up a national risk assessment authority to better prepare the country for high-impact risks and disasters.


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