Demography, Ageing and the Future of Work in the Post COVID-19 Environment

In this timely book, New Zealand's best-known commentator on population trends, Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley, shows how, as New Zealand moves into the 2020s, the demographic dividends of the last 70 years are turning into deficits. Our population patterns have been disrupted. More boomers, fewer children, an ever bigger Auckland and declining regions are the new normal. We will need new economic models, new ways of living. Spoonley says: "It is not a crisis (even if at times it feels like it), but rather something that needs to be understood and responded to.

Te Toki Voyaging Trust: creating motivated, strong, independent learners and leaders

Being on a waka hourua out in the middle of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa in a storm, and having no fear of a wave taller than the mast of your waka, because you know that you are part of a crew bound by aroha – as well as the values of whānaungatanga, manaakitanga and kaitiakitanga: That’s how it is for the sailors trained by Te Toki Voyaging Trust.