Institute for Governance and Policy Studies


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Senior Associate


Max Rashbrooke is an author, journalist and academic. He is the author of Wealth and New Zealand, published by Bridget Williams Books (BWB) in November 2015, and edited the best-selling Inequality: A New Zealand Crisis, published in June 2013, also by BWB. He is also a senior associate of the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, with research interests in wealth inequality and open government. As a journalist, he has written for outlets in Britain and New Zealand including the Guardian, the National Business Review and Metro. He has twice been the recipient of the Bruce Jesson Senior Journalism Award, and was a 2015 Winston Churchill Fellow. His current project is a book on the renewal of government in the twenty-first century.