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The New Zealand Harkness Fellowships are intended to enable outstanding mid-career professionals in any field of study or vocation except health policy, to undertake a Fellowship programme which best suits their professional and personal objectives. The Fellowships seek to reinforce…

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Disruption and the public sector – your chance to play a role We live in an age of accelerating complexity. The world is much less predictable than it used to be. We need leaders who understand the nature of the…

CONTRIBUTE

Over six decades, dozens of New Zealanders have been given the opportunity to further their education and gain invaluable experience in the United States as Harkness Fellows. The generosity of past fellows and individuals and families has sustained the Trust…

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Harkness Fellowship – applications now open

Applications are now open for the 2018 Harkness Fellowship.   We live in an age of accelerating complexity. The world is much less predictable than it used to be. We need leaders who understand the nature of the disruptive economic, technological,…

Remembering a visionary leader and thinker – Rob Cameron

Harkness Fellows in New Zealand have expressed their deep sadness at the death on Thursday 22 February of Rob Cameron, founding partner of Cameron Partners who was a former Harkness Fellow.  Rob studied in the United States in 1980 and 1981 while on his Fellowship….

2017 New Zealand Harkness Fellow: Joe Beaglehole

A policy analyst with a passion for the environment will work alongside top experts in the US as the 2017 Harkness Fellow explores the implications of rapid urbanisation and how to better plan for it in New Zealand. The Chairman…

Leading from the future – insights from the US

by Peter Coleman, 2016 Harkness Fellow and strategic adviser to the Chief of the New Zealand Defence Force.  The final third of my Harkness Fellowship has flown by, with it ending up the most interesting and diverse phase in terms…

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Harkness Fellow bound for US justice sector

Evidence-based decision making in the US criminal justice system will be the focus of research by Aphra Green who has been named as the New Zealand Harkness Fellow for 2015. Ms Green, Manager of Sector Strategy in the Ministry of…

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From Facebook to the marae

Dr Acushla Dee O’Carroll’s Fulbright-Harkness Fellowship research trip to the US  in 2013 examined how native Hawaiians and First Nation American indigenous groups use social networks to revitalise and preserve their culture. Read this Q&A interview to find out more about…

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