Speeches and other contributions

  • St John. S (2013) What can be done about child poverty? Invited speaker Probus Remuera Golf club, 3rd December 2013.
  • St John, S (2013) Guest speaker Napier Family Centre AGM Children in policy, Eastern Institute of Technology, 31st October 2013.
  • St John, S (2013) Guest Speaker 'retirement policy', Grey Power Mt Roskill, 22nd October 2013.
  • St John, S (2012): Adapting universal provision Affording our Futures Conference, University of Victoria, 10-11th December.
  • St John, S (2011) Guest speaker 'Issues for women' Auckland Girls Grammar School Old Girls Annual dinner, Romfords Auckland, 27th October.
  • St  John, S. (2010). Welfare reform: Alternative views on the options. Paper presented at the Institute of Policy Studies Seminar on welfare reform 26th November Wellington.
  • St John, S. (2010c). Family policy, care of children and social inclusion: The New Zealand experience. Melbourne: Brotherhood of St Laurence, 25th October.
  • St John, S. (2010i). Some personal musings. Paper presented at the Women to Watch: Kate Edgar  series, University of Auckland 19th July.
  • St John, S. (2010j). Why not fix child poverty? Paper presented at the Fabian Society, University of Auckland 30th August.
  • St  John, S., & Dale, M. (2010). Option 1. Reforming New Zealand Superannuation for a mobile trans-Tasman population. presented at RPRC forums on overseas pensions February and August.
  • St John,S (2010) guest speaker CPAG 11th Annual Budget breakfast Accounting for children?Tamaki campus, Auckland University, 21st May 2010.
  • St John, S., & Familton, A. (2010). Improving the affordability and equity of New Zealand Superannuation, PensionBriefing  2010-7. Auckland: Retirement Policy and Research Centre, Uniersity of Auckland Business School.
  • St John, S., & Familton, A. (2011). Paid parental leave in New Zealand: lessons from Australia (CPAG backgounder 2010-1). Auckland: Child Poverty Action Group.
  • Dale, M. C., St John, S., & Littlewood, M. (2010). New Zealand Superannuation and overseas pensions: reform  options 1 and 2 (Briefing Paper ). Auckland: Retirement Policy and Research Centre.
  • St  John, S., & Familton, A. (2010). Will removing GST on fresh fruit and vegetables achieve its stated aim? (CPAG backgrounder No. 2010-1). Auckland: Child Poverty Action Group.
  • St John, S. (2010b). AFFIDAVIT in the appeal CPAG v the Attorney General Auckland, submited to the court June 2010.
  • St John, S 'Intergenerational and international equity' Retirement Conference; University of Victoria Institute of Public Policy Wellington  July 21-22nd Wellington 2010.
  • St John, S. (2010). 'Does Working for Families work for Children" Conference Welfare Reform  June 21-22nd Wellington.
  • St John, S. (2010). 'Interview with David Beatson' 7th April shown  21st April 2010 Triangle TV.
  • St John, S. (2010).  Invited panellist LATE series on economics, Auckland Museum, 1 April
    St John, S. (2010). 'The 2010 Budget- Accounting for Children" the 11th annual budget CPAG breakfast Christchurch 23rd May.
  • St John, S. (2010). 'A Welfare state fit for the 21st century" the Lincoln Efford memorial Lecture at WEA, Christchurch 11th November.
  • St John, S. (2008). Guest speaker at the ACYA annual general meeting on the 26th September
    St John, S. (2008). Hikoi of Hope invited address, the Anglican Cathedral Parnell, 21st September.
  • St John S. (2009). "An economist's response" reply to Professor Elaine Graham University Distinguished Visitor, University of Manchester l Health, Wealth or Wisdom? Religion and the Paradox of Prosperity-" August the 13th  School of theology Auckland University.
  • St John S. (2008). "Issues for Unions", Wellington CTU forum July 3rd.
  • St John S. (2008). Budget 2008 The forgotten families invited article Dom Post 23rd May
    St John, S. (2006). 'Family Incomes', Child Poverty in New Zealand: NZEI Seminar, Teachers Centre Epsom, 8 December 2006.
  • St John, S. (2006). 'The Working for Families package', National Caucus seminar, Beehive Wellington, 9 October.
  • St John, S. (2006). 'Women missing out: insured retirement risks', Seminar: Reporting Research: Ageing in New Zealand, Wellington, 13 November.
  • St John, S. (2006). 'Saving in New Zealand', invited panellist, Eriksens Superannuation & Investment Conference, Wellington 7 June.
  • St John, S. (2006). "What happens when discrimination against children is perpetrated by the Crown?"  Child and Youth Welfare Advisers' Forum, Lexis Nexis Wellington, 9 -10 October.
  • St John, S. (2005).  'Does working for families address child poverty?' Guest speaker Methodist Mission Open Day, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2 February.
  • St John, S. (2005). 'The role of the community and child poverty'. Session with the Christchurch City Council, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2 February.
  • ST JOHN, S., Panellist, Research on Ageing Forum, Ministry Social Development, Wellington, 25 February, 2005.
  • St John, S. (2005).'Women and poverty'. Invited speaker, International Women's Day, "Global Peace and Justice Forum", Trades Hall, Auckland, 7 March.
  • St John, S. (2005). 'Why poor families struggle in the education sector'. Quality Public Education Coalition, Auckland, New Zealand, 19 March.
  • St John, S. (2005). 'The impact of the budget on children'. Post-Budget Breakfast, Surplus to requirements Child Poverty Action Group, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 20 May.
  • St John, S., 'What's in it for me? Election 2005'. Invited speaker, Student forum on politics, Students Centre, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 21 August 2005.
  • St John, S. (2005). 'Long-term care for the elderly', The Aged Care NZ forum. Brightstar, Auckland, 25 - 26 October.
  • St John, S. (2005). 'New Zealand Accounting reforms'. Presentation to foreign delegation: Australian National University Study Tour: China-Australia Governance Program, University of Auckland, 16 November.
  • St John, S. (2005). Key note address: 'Is Economics Useful', Post Primary economics teachers teaching day, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland. 18 November.
  • St John, S. (2005). Presentation to foreign delegation: 'New Zealand's Social Security System'. Chinese Delegation of Mayors, Access Asia Ltd., University of Auckland, 12 December.
  • St John, S. (2004). Grey power annual Conference "Is New Zealand's Superannuation sustainable?  Waipuna Lodge Auckland  5th April.
  • St John, S. (2004). 'Assessing the options for the drawdown phase.' 5th Annual SuperFunds Summit, "Debating the policy initiatives and investment strategies for the savings industry" Wellington, 6-7 April.
  • St John, S. (2003). Keynote speaker: 'How well is New Zealand addressing child poverty?' NZ Association of child and family support and community services conference, Christchurch, 4-5 September.
  • St John, S. (2003). 'Helping low and middle income people in retirement', Saving and fund management conference, Wellington, 29 April.
  • St John, S. (2003). 'The removal of asset testing and its implications', Residential Care Association Conference, Rotorua. 16-18 June.
  • ST JOHN, S., Referee for the MSD- 'What benefit dynamics data tell us about the prevalence and persistence of low income... children' and 'Children in poor families..': does the source of family income change the picture? 2002.
  • St John, S. (2002). 'Saving for the future. What women should be concerned about in an election year and beyond.' Address to Women and Superannuation AGM. Auckland 26 February; Wellington 17 April.
  • St John, S. (2002). 'Making children visible.' CPAG address, Greens Party conference, 2 June
    St John, S. (2001). Oral presentation on family incomes. Ministry of Social Development, 23 November.
  • St John, S. (2001). Ministry of Women's Affairs, Consultation on section on incomes in 'Maori women', April.
  • St John, S. (2001). Organiser, Chair, Panel speaker. 'A budget for breakfast', Post Budget Breakfast, Child Poverty Action Group and Public Health Association, The University of Auckland, 25 May.
  • St John, S. & Skilling, D., (1994) Tax assumptions underlying the Todd Report   Printed in the New Zealand University Student's  Response to the Todd Report Sept.
  • St John, S. (1997).'Retirement income and women.' Keynote speech, Proceedings of Conference Ministry of Women's Affairs June 1996. pp. 26-41.