Spotlight series

Follow our cutting-edge research and learn more about topical issues through the University's public lecture series.

What now? The short-term economic responses to COVID-19

Our panel discuss the short-term economic outlook, the effect lockdown had on families, what sectors have been worse hit, and what can the government afford?

Recovery mode: how do you rebuild after disaster?

Our panelists discuss the recovery, how to rebuild after a disaster, what sectors are likely to change forever, the implications for international trade.

What does this mean for the longer term?

Perspectives on longer-term recovery strategies, including what it means for climate change response, the impact on health and wellbeing.

The future of work, digital technology, and government post COVID-19

Our panelists will share their insights on the future after COVID-19, and what it means for the future of work, digital technology, and government.

COVID-19 and public health seminar 1: 'On the ground'

Our panelists will share their insights on the future after COVID-19, and what it means for the future of work, digital technology, and government.

COVID-19 and public health seminar 2 | 'What's in the air?'

Join this second webinar on COVID-19 and Public Health to hear about the wider public health implications of COVID-19.

New Zealand's free trade talks with the United Kingdom

With free trade talks on the table with the UK, what are the impacts, opportunities, and challenges for New Zealand?

Climate change—what's next for New Zealand?

Melting ice and rising seas

With free trade talks on the table with the UK, what are the impacts, opportunities, and challenges for New Zealand?

2020 Election Spotlight Lecture Series