July 2019

Inside this issue of UniNews

Cover story

Gone Fishing: after almost 50 years as the photographer on campus, Godfrey Boehnke is changing focus.


All care, now responsibility: Dr Julia Slark on her new role as the Head of the School of Nursing.

Profiting from others’ misery: Professor Peter Adams will give a lecture as part of the Winter Lecture Series that questions why society thinks funding community groups with gambling is ok.

Regular sections


  • All in for good causes – Volunteer Impact Week makes an impact
  • Sustainable Development Goals Summit – looking ahead
  • Plastic-Free July – could you give up plastic?
  • Breaking down the walls: Simon Devitt photography winner


  • Coming to their senses: the Vivify headset + camera device to help young children
  • Survey shows strong support: NZers’ attitudes to abortion analysedSeeing is believing: learning from Uganda

Art & Culture

  • The Slipping Away: exhibition at Gus Fisher Gallery opens 6 July
  • Books: New books from people associated with the University and AUP
  • Treasure in the proverbial: Dr Nigel Bond unearths a treasure in a glass case that has special resonance


Dr Jade Le Grice: Why acknowledging Mātauranga Māori is vital when dealing with sexual violence concerns.  

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