Community Development in NZ Local Authorities in the 1970s and 1980s

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Haigh, David
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2015-02-20
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New Zealand
community development
1970s
1980s
local government
Rogernomics
neoliberalism
new public management (NPM)
local communities
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Haigh, D. (2015, 18-20 February). Community Development in NZ Local Authorities in the 1970s and 1980s. Paper presented at Community Development Conference, Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland.
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CONTEXT: 1970s and 80s was a period of rapid social and economic change. Protests against NZ involvement in the Vietnam War. 1973 Britain joined the European Common Market (now the EU) Major social changes in the welfare system: domestic purposes benefit and accident compensation. Creation of the Waitangi Tribunal 1975 Hikoi 1975 United Women’s Convention (2000 attended) 1975 Values Party received 5% of the popular vote 1981 Springbok tour Maori migration from rural to urban Auckland Pacific Island migration to Auckland Creation of isolated suburbs around Auckland: South and West in particular. Deinstitutionalisation policies Political turmoil from Muldoon’s command economy) to Lange/Douglas (neo-liberalism)
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