New Futures for New Zealand’s Development Cooperation


Our workshop, New Futures for New Zealand’s Development Cooperation, is coming up quickly.

This is your chance to get together to talk about New Zealand’s international aid and development efforts, and what we should be doing in the future.

What: New Futures for New Zealand’s Development Cooperation in an SDG World
When: 9am – 1pm, Thursday 5 July
Where: Lecture Theatre One, Rutherford House, Victoria University of Wellington, Pipitea Campus, Wellington
Register here.

Morning tea will be provided. The event is free.


09:00 Mihi Whakatau: Paul Meredith, Office of the DVC (Māori), Victoria University of Wellington
09:10  Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Fletcher Tabuteau
09:30 Current situation: Dr. Terence Wood, Research Fellow, Development Policy Centre;
Dr. Jo Spratt, Visiting Fellow, Development Policy Centre.
09:50 Jonathan Kings, Deputy Secretary, Pacific and Development Group, MFAT
10:10 Josie Pagani, Executive Director, Council for International Development
10:30 Opportunities and possibilities: Professor Regina Scheyvens, Massey University; Professor John Overton, Victoria University of Wellington.
11:00 Morning tea: Mezzanine, Room Z03
11:30 Lightening talks: Angela Wilton, Oxfam’s Partnerships Director; Alfred Schuster, Pacific regionalism expert; Professor Warwick Murray, VUW; Nick Rogers, Tonkin+Taylor; Dr. Gerard Prinsen, Massey University.
12:15 Parliamentarians: Hon. Golriz Gharhaman (Green Party Aotearoa), Hon. Louisa Wall (Labour Party), Hon.Tim Mcindoe (National Party)
Rapporteur: Dr. Helen Leslie, Senior Lecturer, Massey University