Policy reports produced by Ian Axford (New Zealand) Fellows in Public Policy during their exchanges to New Zealand.
Full reports can be downloaded in PDF format from the following pages:
Culture & Heritage
Jannelle Warren-Findley (2000), Human Heritage Management in New Zealand in the Year 2000 and Beyond, Department of Internal Affairs/Ministry for Culture and Heritage.
Economic, Financial & Social Policy
Laura Benedict (2010), Social Lending: A Tool for Grantmakers, an Opportunity for Communities, Ministry of Social Development/Philanthropy New Zealand.
Laura Berntsen (2019), The Changing Nature of Work: Strengths and Shortcomings of New Zealand’s Benefits and Protections for Workers in Non-Standard Employment, Treasury New Zealand.
Robyn Dupuis (2009), The Sorted Kiwi: The Effect of Identity on the Achievement of Financial Well-Being in New Zealand, Retirement Commission.
Rachel Galanter (2020), Wrap Around a Little More, Oranga Tamariki.
Jennifer Gootman (2003), Whakamanawa te Hou Ora o nga Rangatahi: Lessons from New Zealand’s National Youth Development Strategy, Ministry of Youth Development.
Patti Grogan (2008), Does a Rising Tide Lift All Boats? Refugee Resettlement, Integration and New Zealand’s Settlement Strategy, Department of Labour.
Nick Johnson (2005), ‘Working for Families’ in New Zealand: Some Early Lessons, The Treasury/Ministry of Social Development.
Mary Jo Kaplan (2013), Growing the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurs and Start-ups in New Zealand, Ministry of Social Development/ASB Community Trust.
Jonathan F. Karp (2011), Can the US Import Sunlight from New Zealand? An Assessment of New Zealand’s Model for Corporate Financial Disclosure, Securities Commission/Companies Office.
David Knutson (1998), Welfare Reform in New Zealand: Moving to a Work-based Welfare System, Department of Social Welfare.
Jodie Levin-Epstein (2004), High-Wire Act: Balancing Families and Jobs at Precarious Points: The Role of Work-Leave in New Zealand and the US, Ministry of Social Policy.
David Liebschutz (1999), Taxes and Poverty in New Zealand: The impact of the tax and benefit systems on low-income New Zealanders, The Treasury.
Jody Lynn McBrien (2014), I ōrea te tuātara ka patu ki waho: Competing Priorities in the New Zealand Refugee Resettlement Strategy, Immigration New Zealand.
Ann Morse (2007), New Kiwis and New Americans: Perspectives on Migration and Settlement in New Zealand and the United States, Department of Labour.
Jeff Mosley (2018) Priming the Pump: Access to Capital and Capacity to House New Zealanders. The Ministry of Social Development and Community Housing Aotearoa.
Dena Ringold (2005), Accounting for Diversity: Policy Design and Māori Development in Aotearoa New Zealand, Te Puni Kōkiri (Ministry of Māori Development).
Christian Stearns (2012), Rebuilding Sustainable Communities: Partnerships for Social Housing, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
Penny A. Bishop (2008), Middle Years Teacher Credentialing in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Ministry of Education.
Sarah Bolton (2017), Educational Equity in New Zealand: Successes, Challenges and Opportunities, Ministry of Education.
Paul D. Goren (2009), How Policy Travels: Making Sense of Ka Hikitia – Managing for Success: The Māori Education Strategy 2008-2012, Ministry of Education.
Eileen P. Harrity (2013), Vocational Pathways: Using Industry Partnerships and Personalised Learning to Improve Student Outcomes, Ministry of Education.
Alice Johnson (2000), Changing Skills for a Changing World: Recommendations for Adult Literacy Policy in Aotearoa/New Zealand, Ministry of Education.
Victoria A. Johnson (2011), Disaster Preparedness Education in Schools: Recommendations for New Zealand and the United States, Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management.
Maureen McLaughlin (2002), Tertiary Education Policy in New Zealand, Ministry of Education.
Benjamin Riley (2014), Science, Data and Decisions in New Zealand’s Education System, Ministry of Education.
David Vannier (2012), Primary and Secondary School Science Education in New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Policies and Practices for a Better Future, Ministry of Education.
Michael Wolking (2018) A Systemic Lens on Classroom Teaching: Supporting the Key Competencies of the New Zealand Curriculum in Secondary Schools. Ministry of Education and Network for Learning.
Environment & Resource Management
Jackie Dingfelder (2016), New Zealand’s Approach to Integrated Freshwater Management with a Focus on Indigenous Interests, Ministry for the Environment
Anastasia Telesetsky (2016), Fishing for the Future: Addressing Fisheries Discards and Increasing Export Value for New Zealand’s Sustainable Fisheries, Ministry for Primary Industries
Jill Ozarski (2015), Cooperation for Mutual Benefit: Opportunities for primary industry and the New Zealand Department of Conservation to operate public-private partnerships, Department of Conservation.
Katherine Andrews (2008), Governing the Exclusive Economic Zone: The Ocean Commons, Cumulative Impacts and Potential Strategies for Improved Governance, Ministry for the Environment.
Bret Birdsong (1998), Adjudicating Sustainability: New Zealand’s Environment Court and the Resource Management Act, Ministry for the Environment.
Ian Boisvert (2011), Lifting the Looking Glass: How Tradable Coastal Occupation Could Facilitate Ocean Renewable Energy in New Zealand, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA).
Brenda K. Bushouse (2008), Early Childhood Education Policy in Aotearoa/New Zealand: The Creation of the 20 Hours Free Programme, Ministry of Education.
Terri Dunahay (2010), Is the grass always greener? Issues affecting the adoption of genetically modified pasture grasses in New Zealand, Ministry of Research, Science and Technology.
Carlton Eley (2003), Smart Growth Down Under: Taking Steps Towards Sustainable Settlements in New Zealand, Ministry for the Environment.
Julie B. Frieder (1997), Approaching Sustainability: Integrated Environmental Management and New Zealand’s Resource Management Act, Ministry for the Environment.
Richard Newell (2004), Maximising Value in Multi-species Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries/Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Caroline Park (2012), More with Less: Exploring Service Delivery Models for New Zealand Marine Fisheries, Ministry for Primary Industries.
Daniel Pollak (2003), Clean, Green and Genetically Modified? GMOs and the Future of New Zealand, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
David N. Wiley (2011), Increasing the Social Power of Scientific Information Used for Decisions on Marine Protected Areas in New Zealand, Department of Conservation.
Foreign Affairs & Trade
Louritha Green (2010), Trade Recovery: Laying the Groundwork for the Establishment of a New Zealand-United States Action Plan for Application in the Event of a Serious Trade Disruption, New Zealand Customs Service.
Bruce Vaughn (2012), The United States and New Zealand: Perspectives on a Pacific Partnership, Ministry of Defence/Victoria University of Wellington.
Rosemary O’Leary (2014), Collaborative Governance in New Zealand: Important Choices Ahead, State Services Commission.
Health & Disability
Linda J. Blumberg (2006), The Effect of Private Health Insurance Coverage on Health Services Utilisation in New Zealand, Ministry of Health/Victoria University of Wellington.
Alixe Bonardi (2009), The Balance Between Choice and Control: Risk Management in New Zealand Intellectual Disability Services, Ministry of Health.
Amy Downs (2017), From Theory to Practice: The Promise of Primary Care in New Zealand, The Treasury.
April Ferrino (2013), Improving the Quality of Age-Related Residential Care through the Regulatory Process, Ministry of Health.
Hillery Harvey (2010), Building Bridges to Protect Health: Enhanced Partnerships among Animal, Human, and Ecosystem Health Sectors in New Zealand, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
Arnell Hinkle (2010), Policy Implementation for Health Equity in Aotearoa: Examining Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Programs in Māori and Pasifika Communities, Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs.
Camara Jones (1999), Māori-Pakeha Health Disparities: Can Treaty Settlements Reverse the Impacts of Racism?, Ministry of Health.
John J. O’Brien (2005), Health System Performance Measurement: New Zealand and Maryland. Different Challenges – Similar Responses, Ministry of Health.
Paul Saucier (2002), Promoting a National Vision for People with Disabilities: Successful Policies and Enduring Barriers, Ministry of Health.
Law & Enforcement
Susan Coppedge (2006), People Trafficking: An International Crisis Fought at the Local Level, Ministry of Justice.
Alexa Daniels-Shpall (2019), Strategies for (Re)Building Community Trust: A Review of Practices in the New Zealand Police, Independent Police Conduct Authority and New Zealand Police.
Ziyad Hopkins (2015), Diverted from Counsel: Filling the Rights Gap in New Zealand’s Youth Justice Model, Ministry of Social Development & Ministry of Justice.
Lisa Lunt (2017), Preserving the Dignity of the Mentally Unwell: Therapeutic Opportunities for the Criminal Courts of New Zealand, Ministry of Justice.
Matthew Nice (2007), Using an Outcome-Based Framework to Analyse Drug Policies upon Methamphetamine Markets: A Comparison of New Zealand and the United States (Oregon), New Zealand Police.
Donald Schmid (2001), Restorative Justice in New Zealand: A Model for US Criminal Justice, Ministry of Justice.
John Smith (2003), New Zealand’s Anti-Terrorism Campaign: Balancing Civil Liberties, National Security and International Responsibilities, Ministry of Justice.
Nathan Swinton (2019), A Turning Point for Firearms Regulation: Implications of Legislative and Operational Reforms in the Wake of the Christchurch Shootings, Ministry of Justice and NZ Police.
Cornelia Weiss (2012), Respecting Human Rights and the Rule of Law: The New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Defence Force.
Science & Technology
Fiona Alexander (2007), Adapting Policies and Regulations for Convergence in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Sector: A Comparative Analysis of New Zealand and the United States, Ministry of Economic Development.
Saskia Kim (2006), Safeguarding Consumer Privacy in a Technological Era: A Comparison of Privacy Protections in New Zealand and California, Ministry of Justice/Office of the Privacy Commissioner.