Webinar: Cabinet Congestion

Max Salmon, Hon Stuart Nash and Dr Oliver Hartwich
26 March, 2024


New Zealand’s political executive has expanded into a morass of portfolios, ministers, and departments. Affecting everything from ministerial workload to departmental resource management, this growth creates inefficiencies in our most important policymaking body. See NZ's public responsibility flowchart below compared to Norway's.





This issue is the focus of the New Zealand Initiative’s upcoming research note, Cabinet Congestion: The Growth of a Ministerial Maze, authored by Initiative Research Fellow Max Salmon, which will be available from our website at the time of the webinar.

Research Fellow Max Salmon (author) and Former Cabinet Minister Hon Stuart Nash discuss how and why this happened, and what might be done about it.

Date: Tuesday, 26 March
Time: 2.00pm to 3.00pm
Please register for the webinar via this link.


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