Faculty of Arts


New Zealand Government

Please note: this is archived course information from 2012 for POLITICS 756.


An examination of the structure, functions and powers of New Zealand’s political institutions under MMP. Analyses the extent to which factors such as constitutional arrangements, political leadership, policy, electoral and parliamentary tactics and relations between the major and minor parties contribute to a government’s success.

NB: enrolment is limited to 25 students, with selection criteria as follows: 1) admission to a postgraduate programme in Political Studies; 2) results in previous tertiary study in relevant subjects.

Availability 2012

Semester 1


Coordinator(s) Professor Raymond Miller


POLITICS 756: 15.0 points

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