CV

Catherine Knight
Skills

 

Policy analysis

Governance

Strategic thinking

Stakeholder engagement

Research

Writing and communication

Translation (Japanese to English)

Experience

 

2018 - current  Publisher, Totara Press

2017 - current  Committee member, Rivers Group (a technical group of Engineering NZ)

2017 - current  Director, KHM Consulting

2012 - 2017 Senior policy analyst, Ministry for the Environment, Wellington.

2010 - 2017  Trustee, Nga Manu Nature Reserve Board of Trustees (unpaid position)

2008 - 2012  Policy analyst, Ministry for the Environment, Wellington.

2006 - 2008  Lecturer, International Pacific College, Palmerston North.

2001 - 2005  Translation project manager, Tait Electronics Ltd, Christchurch

1997 - 2001  Development service manager, Trimble Navigation Ltd, Christchurch

Education

 

2005 - 2007  Doctorate in Japanese Studies, Canterbury University

2003 - 2004  Master of Arts, Canterbury University

1995 - 2000 Graduate Diploma in Business Studies, Massey University

1992 - 1994 Post-graduate Diploma in Development Studies, Massey University

1992 - 1996 Graduate Diploma in Chinese (with Distinction), Massey University

1990 - 1994 Bachelor of Arts (majoring in East Asian Studies), Tezukayama Gakuin University, Osaka, Japan

Grants & Awards

 

2017 - Earle Creativity Trust Award for Wildbore project

2017 - Ravaged Beauty receives J.M. Sherrard Award (major award) for excellence in local & regional history

2016 - New Zealand's Rivers longlisted for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017

2016 - New Zealand's Rivers selected as one of New Zealand Listener's Best Books for 2016

2014 - Ravaged Beauty selected as Palmerston North Heritage Trust Award for best book relating to the Manawatu

2014 - New Zealand History Research Trust Fund Award in History

2012 - Palmerston North CIty Natural and Cultural Heritage Incentive Fund

2012 - Claude McCarthy Fellowship

2011 - New Zealand History Research Trust Fund Award in History

2005 - University of Canterbury Doctoral Scholarship

2005 - Barbara Mito Reed Award

2003 - University of Canterbury Master's Scholarship

Publications

 

See Publications page.

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