ABOUT

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…

APPLICATIONS

Our changing society – 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 disruptive economic,…

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 and Axford Fellows share experiences at Wellington meet-up

With Harkness Fellows Doug Jones and Donna Provoost set to embark for the United States to start their fellowships and the Ian Axford Fellows about to return home to the US, a Wellington gathering saw the fellows catch up before…

2019 Fellowship – applications now open

Our changing society – 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 disruptive economic,…

Urban insights from the Big Apple

Ministry for the Environment policy analyst Joe Beaglehole is currently in New York on a Harkness Fellowship researching new tools for addressing the challenges of rapid urbanisation. We caught up with him as spring arrived in the Big Apple. 1….

Harkness and Axford Fellows share experiences at Wellington meet-up

With Harkness Fellows Doug Jones and Donna Provoost set to embark for the United States to start their fellowships and the Ian Axford Fellows about to return home to the US, a Wellington gathering saw the fellows catch up before…

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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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