DecisionMaker Publisher Anthony Haas, a longtime associate member of
the New Zealand Parliamentary Press Gallery and former foreign correspondent
in Asia and the Pacific, established the DecisionMaker Guides to Parliament
and Government in 1990, following a passion for citizenship that began
with his Honours degree in Political Science and Public Administration.
Tony is establishment director of the Centre for Citizenship Education,
and the Horizon Programme for the independence of the sight impaired.
In 2003 he began a Stout Research Fellowship at Victoria University, interviewing
people who fostered Pacific peoples’ opportunities to have their
voices heard, as part of the Being Pa'alagi programme.
Ian Templeton is a Wellington-based journalist on political and financial
affairs, life member of the New Zealand Parliamentary Press Gallery and
senior contributor to Trans Tasman weekly news service.
Professor Gary Hawke is a Wellington-based economic historian, Head of
the School of Government at Victoria University and former Director of
the Institute of Policy Studies.
Wellington-based Diane Salter of Strategic Policy Consulting, an organisation
that specialises in developing policy capability, has extensive experience
as a public policy practitioner and as an academic.
Catriona Maclennan is an Auckland-based lawyer, a writer on legal and financial affairs and contributes to community law service and other clients.Other writing came from representatives of government and non-government organisations, who provided branded editorial in case studies, briefings and profiles.
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