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Think Pieces

Confront and challenge your thinking with these faith and justice-driven articles.

NZ Election 2017 - Make Your Vote Count

14 Aug | 2017

Elections are milestones in our nation’s history. As such, how we vote represents a part of our legacy that will resound into the future as our descendants look back to see the issues we cared about and what direction our nation took as a result.

State(s) of the Nation

9 Mar | 2015

A think piece on state of the nation by Ronji Tanielu, Policy Analyst for the Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit.

Speaking Out Through Submissions

9 Mar | 2015

A think piece on speaking out for the marginalised by Ronji Tanielu, Policy Analyst for the Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit.

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Are the Sallies taking over HNZC?

17 Dec | 2014

A think piece on social housing by Major Campbell Roberts, Director of Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit.

Elephant in the living room

25 Nov | 2014

A think piece on family violence in New Zealand, by Chris Frazer.

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A fair day's wages for a fair day's work

29 Jul | 2013

Chris Frazer on the detrimental impact of non-consensual exploitation.

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