Did it Work? Retrospective – Video – Making Auckland the Supercity by Associate Professor Robert Davis and Rod Oram

Did it Work?  – Why, What and How.    Now that we are one term into the first round of the Supercity: it may pay to reflect.  here is something to help, done before the Supercity was created for real. Making Auckland the Supercity  – Creating a, strong, successful Auckland region is the topic for the 2010 […]

Seven "mayors" take the stage – the first 7 Mayoral Discussion

The seven contenders for Auckland’s first Super City mayor took to the same stage for the first time tonight, in a cramped auditorium at Auckland’s Unitec. Well done the Department of Management and Marketing and Department of Performance and Screen Arts.

SuperCity – Session 3

Session 3 – How? – How can we make the new system perform at its best for the people of Auckland and New Zealand? Date: Tuesday, August 3rd Time: 5.00pm – 7.00pm Venue: Unitec Theatre, Building 6, Entry 1, Carrington Rd, Mt Albert Confirmed Panelists: John Banks, Len Brown, Andrew Williams, Simon Prast, Colin Craig, Ewen Gilmour and Penny […]

Forum for The Future Success – Super City – Win or Lose? Tuesday, July 20th, 5.00pm – 7.00pm

More success at the Tuesday, July 20th, 5.00pm – 7.00pm session about: What’s the case for creating a super city? Why do we need to change regional governance structures to do so? Panelists included Ron Carter, the Chairman of the Royal Commission on Auckland Governance, Peter Salmo and Waitakere City Council Mayor Bob Harvey.

2010 Dates for the Forum

Dates and topics for the 2010 Forum of the Future are soon to be released. We have been doing a lot of thinking…. Keep in touch. But if you can’t wait?

Rod Oram on the Budget 2010

Rod Oram provides his always enlighting view on the Budget 2010 and state of the economy. As Rod argues “is this the economic transformation Budget we’ve all been waiting decades for? (Sunday Star Times, (Last updated 05:00 23/05/2010).”

Business with Rod Oram on Radio New Zealand: The Business of Budgets.

Business and Economic commentator Rod Oram looks at the business of budgets. Rod Oram is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Marketing and Management. Always a good listen on Radio New Zealand.