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Tax, Welfare and Justice: The Aotearoa New Zealand Experience

Thursday, March 21, 2024   Posted in: Signatory Notice Board By: Administrator With tags: seminar, social justice, law, crime

You are invited to a discussion on “How We Privilege White-Collar Crime in Aotearoa New Zealand” led by Dr Lisa Marriott - Professor of Taxation at Te Herenga Waka | Victoria University of Wellington.

Date: Wednesday 10th April 2024.
Start Time: 6pm. Come at 5.45pm for coffee beforehand.
Location: Wānanga Room at Aldersgate Centre (309 Durham Street, Central City). 
Cost: FREE.

Parking and bike racks are available at the rear - off Chester Street West.

The discussion will continue over dinner afterwards at a nearby Thai restaurant. Contact Garth Nowland-Foreman for further information (nowland.foreman[at]

This seminar is arranged by Aldersgate Theology Discovery Group - committed to bringing critical thinking, and ethical and spiritual insights to important issues of the day for the city and its diverse people.

About the presenter, Dr Lisa Marriott

Dr Marriott is a much sought-after media commentator and researcher on tax welfare and justice. She is a frequent contributor on tax issues to "The Conversation". She is currently undertaking a major research project on 'Imagining Te Tiriti and Tax Justice', and was awarded a Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden grant for her work on tax and welfare crime in Aotearoa New Zealand.

She is a Chartered Accountant and has previously worked in industry as a Financial Controller and Accountant in the United Kingdom; and in the New Zealand public sector. For the past 15 years, she has worked in academia. As well as her teaching and research role at Te Herenga Waka Victoria University of Wellington, she is also Extraordinary Professor at the University of Pretoria.

Lisa’s work is interdisciplinary, covering disciplines including sociology, political science and criminology. Her research interests include taxation, social justice and inequality. Dr Marriott will be live on-line and interacting with us from Te Whanganui a Tara Wellington.

Find out more about Dr Lisa Marriott.