Video Replays 2023

2023 New Zealand Economics Forum

Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd March - University of Waikato, Hamilton

Panel sessions from NZEF 2023

The Covid response: What have we learned?

Featuring Adrian Littlewood (former CEO of Auckland Airport), Rob Fyfe (Government liaison with business for Covid response), and Keriana Brooking (Partner at PWC, former CEO of Hawkes Bay DHB).

Keynote Nicola Willis (National Party)

Keynote speaker Nicola Willis (Deputy Leader of the National Party, and Spokesperson for Finance and Social Investment).

Immigration and the state of the labour market

Featuring John Macaskill-Smith (Tend Health), Rachel Simpson (Manager for Education, Skills and Immigration, BusinessNZ), and Prof. John Gibson (Economist, Waikato Management School).

Education: Schools under the microscope

Featuring Frances Valintine (CEO of AcademyEX and The Mind Lab), Alwyn Poole (Co-founder, Innovative Education Consultants), and Susan Hassall (Headmaster, Hamilton Boys' High School).

A robust public sector: Are we still world-class?

Featuring Sir Maarten Wevers (former NZ diplomat and public servant), Anne Tolley (Commissioner for Tauranga City Council), and Graham Scott (Director at Sapere Research Group; former public servant).

Infrastructure, housing and development

Featuring Tania Tapsell (Mayor of Rotorua), Brad Olsen (CEO & Principal Economist, Infometrics), Simon Bridges (CEO, Auckland Business Chamber), and Chris Meehan (CEO of Winton property development).

Keynote Adrian Orr (Governor, RBNZ)

Keynote speaker Adrian Orr (Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand - Te Pūtea Matua).

Governance and populism: Democracy in a digital age

Featuring Josie Pagani (Consultant, Pagani Agency), Al Gillespie (Professor of Law, University of Waikato), Ben Guerin (Co-founder, Topham Guerin), and Patrick Crewdson (Head of Product, Stuff).

Monetary policy - the report card for last 5 years

Featuring Paul Conway (Chief Economist, RBNZ), Cameron Bagrie (MD, Bagrie Economics), Christina Leung (Principal Economist, NZIER) and Prof. Frank Scrimgeour (Economist, Waikato Management School).

Crown-Māori relations: The debate over co-governance

Featuring Parekawhia McLean (Chair of Te Whakakitenga o Waikato), Chris Finalyson (former Minister for Treaty Negotiations), and Jason Mika (A/Prof. Māori Business, Waikato Management School).

Our natural environment: The path to Net Zero

Featuring Amanda Whiting (CEO, AIG NZ), Julie-Anne Genter (MP, Green Party of Aotearoa NZ), Tanira Kingi (Scientist at Scion and Climate Change Commissioner), and Malcolm Johns (CEO, Genesis Energy).

China and the West: Navigating the 2020s

Featuring Fran O'Sullivan (NZ Herald, NZME), Charles Finny (Partner, Saunders Unsworth government relations consultants), and John McKinnon (former NZ diplomat and public servant).

Full video replays of both days (2 & 3 March)

Day 1 replay (7hr24m)

Day 2 replay (5hr45m)

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