The future is now: Exploring the post-pandemic direction for Aotearoa New Zealand

by Sir Peter Gluckman and Anne Bardsley

We need to make collective decisions to improve the long-term prospects of all New Zealanders in a post-Covid world — but what are the most critical issues we will face, and how can we best address them?

The Future is Now: Exploring the post-pandemic direction for Aotearoa New Zealand builds on previous papers from the Future is Now conversation series that examined a range of challenges in relation to our geostrategic positioning, social cohesion, mental health, the environment, the economy, and the primary production and food sectors. This report further frames the conversation around the urgently needed transformations in these and other areas, and the potential paths to achieve that.

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Other papers in the Conversation Series:

1st paper: The Future Is Now: Implications of COVID-19 for New Zealand (17 April 2020)
2nd paper: He Oranga Hou: Social cohesion in a post-COVID world (4 May 2020)
3rd paper: New Zealand’s Place in the World: The Implications of COVID-19 (20 May 2020)
4th paper: The Environment is Now (29 May 2020)
5th paper: Protecting and promoting mental wellbeing: Beyond COVID-19 (12 June 2020)
6th paper: The Future of Food & The Primary Sector: The Journey to Sustainability (17 June 2020)
7th paper: New Zealand’s economic future: COVID-19 as a catalyst for innovation (6 November 2020)

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