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The Policy Project

What we do

We equip policy practitioners, teams and agencies with tools, information and advice to develop their skills and capability – so they can deliver quality policy advice that supports good government decision making.

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About the Policy Project

Great policy advice is the foundation of effective government decision making. It underpins the performance of the economy and the wellbeing of all people in New Zealand. The Policy Project is about building a high performing policy system that supports and enables good government decision making.

We do this by building and maintaining an active policy community, developing and promoting common standards, and working collectively with policy agencies in government to produce change at the system level.

How the Policy Project can help you

How the Policy Project can help you
If you provide advice to decision makers, or you want to build your organisation's policy capability, you'll find a wealth of tools, advice and information here to help you deliver quality policy advice. The Policy Project is also available to run workshops for teams and agencies on applying its tools and frameworks, the characteristics of good policy advice, and how to build policy capability and skills. Workshops can be tailored to meet your specific needs. For more information on what we can do for you, see the page How the Policy Project can help you. You can contact us at

Policy Project newsletters

For overviews of our recent work, publications, and events, please see our newsletters below.

Last updated: 
Thursday, 26 January 2023

Contact us

General enquiries

Contact us by using our online enquiry form

Office of the Chief Executive
Level 8 Executive Wing
Parliament Buildings


(04) 830 5000

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