September 2022

In this issue of UniNews: Maia Hetaraka, Manjit Singh's rhythms, Opinion by Kiri Dell, Epsom marae stories, delayed spring graduation, Special Collections 20 years

September 2022 UniNews cover showing Maia Hetaraka

Cover story

Maia Hetaraka: the success of Tai Tokerau campus

Maia Hetaraka is director of Tai Tokerau Campus and says students being able to study at a campus close to home is the key to academic success – and that includes her own.


Indian rhythms in Aotearoa

Manjit Singh’s quest to bring Indian ragas music into mainstream music education has involved going from teacher to student to teacher.

Special Collections: 20 questions to mark 20 years

To mark Special Collections’ 20-year anniversary, staff answer questions about what the collection is all about. 

William Muir: double graduate rises above his challenges

If you put William Muir in an exam, he’d struggle to write eight words, but now he has two degrees and a good job.


The complexities of learning te reo Māori

Opinion: Dr Kiri Dell says te reo Māori revitalisation is more complicated than people may think.

All these items on interactive PDF 

In the News (pg 2 of PDF)
Dr Grant Searchfield
Professor Terryann Clark
Associate Professor Lina El-Jahel 
Professor James Russell
Dr Joshua Emmitt 
Dr John Fenaughty

'Good to Know' stories

Dr Hiran Thabrew, youth mental health pg 4
Social media and the whales pg 4
3 Minute Thesis winners pg 5
Matire Harwood medal pg 5
Student athletes at Comm Games  pg 6
Delayed Graduation ceremony pg 7

Arts and Culture

Manjit Singn pg 10 (also online)

Special Collections  pg 11 (also online)

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