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Patient survey – Evaluation of the Cancer Psychological and Social Support Initiative

March 2017


Sapere expands valuation services

March 2017

Sapere Research Group is delighted to announce the appointment of John Farrant as a Director and leader of its Valuation practice. John’s practice focuses on the valuation of businesses, shares, intangible assets, debt and other securities across a range of industries.  He is recognised as a Business Valuation Specialist by CA ANZ and specialises in […]

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SRG Director appointed Chair of LGNZ Assessment Board

August 2016

Toby Stevenson, Director of Sapere Research Group and independent company director, has been appointed by Local Government New Zealand as the inaugural chair of the Independent Assessment Board. The board will oversee the new local government ratings system. Toby brings a wealth of experience to the role as both an independent director and an economist with […]

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Strategic Services Plan for Dunedin Hospital redevelopment

July 2016

The Southern Partnership Group has released the Strategic Services Plan, which is the first formal document completed as part of the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital. “The Strategic Services Plan looks at Southern DHB’s future population and demographic forecasts, and considers challenges and potential solutions at a high level,” Southern Partnership Group Chair Andrew Blair says. […]

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Rocket Report

June 2016

Economic Impact Analysis of the development of a rocket industry in New Zealand This report looks at the nature and size of the economic opportunity for New Zealand presented by the development of a rocket launch industry in New Zealand. We were commissioned by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to undertake this analysis […]

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Water Fluoridation CBA and Cabinet paper on changes to fluoridation decision-making

June 2016

We estimated the benefits and costs of water fluoridation, in the New Zealand setting, for the Ministry of Health. This analysis was a large, complex assignment taking into account and integrating a large body of epidemiological evidence confirming the significant benefits of water fluoridation. We estimate the net savings from water fluoridation to be $1,401 […]

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Sapere – major contributor to the BusinessNZ Energy Council’s 2050 scenarios study

October 2015

Sapere has been a major contributor to the BusinessNZ Energy Council’s just-published 2050 scenarios study. The report posits two alternative future energy paths for New Zealand which represent the outer bounds of a range of potential outcomes. The report is designed as an aid for long term government and business decision making The BEC is the first […]

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