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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…

APPLICATIONS

New Zealand Harkness Fellowships are for emerging New Zealand leaders in any field of study or vocation (excluding health care policy and practice) to study or research in the US for a minimum of twelve weeks. One New Zealand Harkness…

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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 to get the measure of winning cultures

The Chairman of the New Zealand Harkness Fellowships Trust Board Ross Tanner is pleased to announce the New Zealand Harkness Fellowfor 2016 is Peter Coleman. Mr Coleman, of Wellington, is Strategic Adviser to the Chief of the New Zealand Defence…

Harkness Fellow: upcoming public talk

Evidence to action in the US criminal justice system: reflections from the 2015 Harkness Fellow Across both the US and NZ governments, including in the criminal justice sector, there is a focus on investing in what works. Translating evidence to practice…

Harkness Fellowships – applications now open

Applications are now open for the New Zealand Harkness Fellowships which will again offer an up and coming public sector worker the opportunity to undertake research in the US. Applications New Zealand Harkness Fellowships are for emerging New Zealand leaders…

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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The future of journalism

Our 2012 Fulbright-Harkness Fellow, Peter Griffin went coast to coast across the US to visit centres of excellence in public interest journalism. He found innovative examples of journalism and funding schemes that could be applied on a smaller scale in…

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