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Past UniNEWS editions.

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2018


   

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UniNEWS Issue 6, August 2018
Among the stories in August UniNews: Sir Peter Gluckman will lead a new global council; business students experience virtual reality field trips; University research engineer Nick Depree wins 2018 Nikon Auckland Photo Day and staff come up with lots of great ideas for living more sustainably. (8.5 MB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 5, July 2018
Inside: Te Reo Māori policy passed, Huge funding boost for FMHS, Top science role for Juliet (Gerrard), New dame forged path for women – Charmian O’Connor, Gender transitioning – guidelines now available, Back for a second round – Raising the Bar, The high price of passion – Jacobean tragedy The Changeling, My story – Michael Steedman, Obituary –Diana Lennon’s enduring legacy, Maramatanga – New baby, new era? Jennifer Curtin. (1.3 MB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 4, June 2018
Inside: Royal Society honour another first – Margaret Brimble, Ockham win for story of Tuai – Alison Jones and Kuni Kaa Jenkins, Tribute to past present and future – television series Artefact with Anne Salmond, My Story – Tracey Spray, Research – Roy Lay-Yee on Why are we so lonely?, Research – Simple test could save babies lives, Autumn Graduation, Maramatanga – Budget insights. (804.2 kB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 3, May 2018
Inside: Breaking the bars - imagining a world without prisons, Dance graduate a world first - Suzanne Cowan, My Story - Richard Smith, Research - Impact of income on bodyweight, Goodbye after 46 years - Chris Thoreau, Research - Volcanic visions, Maramatanga - Lest we forget. (2.8 MB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 2, April 2018
Inside: Robot care; tribute to staff member Amber McWilliams; Faculty of Education and Social Work's Martin Moore marries; Janet McAllister - our very own Library Queen. (1.2 MB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 1, March 2018
Inside: People power – Andrew Erueti, Mental health top of mind – government inquiry, Creativity Unleashed – Unleash Space opening, New head for Psychology, Distinguished Alumni announced, My story – Simon Crook, Research in focus – Online addiction: Delia Cotoros-Goodall, Obituaries – David Mayes and Heather McAllister, Seen any sick starfish lately, Maramatanga – Our past matters: Felicity Barnes. (1.4 MB, PDF)

2017


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UniNEWS Issue 10, December 2017
Inside: School’s out – Graeme Aitken on teaching, learning, and the meaning of life, Zero fees for first years, Bringing new vision to Samoa, Successful Marsden fund recipients, My Story – Michelle Wong, Research – Dangers of avoiding conflict, Research – Taking on the big questions, Obituary – A tribute to Suzanne Mitchell, Maramatanga – Unhealthy influence. (1.2 MB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 9, November 2017
Inside: Top honours shared – RSNZ 2017 awards, Public Policy Institute launched, Read the new Ingenio - now online, International role for Sam Elworthy, 40 under 40, The future is now – arc/sec lab at the Ars Electronica Festival, My story – Taueetia Tiauli (Tom), Research – The Harry Potter wasp in our backyard, Māori identity and financial choices, Rich laboratory for research, Maramatanga – Tidal change in views on language. (2.0 MB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 8, October 2017
Inside: Record numbers in spring graduation, Endeavour Fund benefits Science, Selina our new Poet Laureate, Rare Chinese collection, Tribute to Peter Bridges, Making dreams a reality - sustainability, My Story: Tiopira McDowell, Research - Breast cancer: a better diagnosis, Fleximap up for award, Research – Unique Māori language tool, Maramatanga – A wicked problem. (6.7 MB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 7, September 2017
Inside: Sailing in a new direction - Allen Curnow and Terry Sturm, Election debate on youth issues, New dean committed to level playing field - Mark Barrow of Education and Social Work, Top teacher refugee advocate - Jay Marlowe, Understanding our past - Linda Bryder and Russell Stone, Replica of a first calculator heading back to Scotland, My story - Sam Perry, Research - Dairy intolerance not just a faddish trend (Amber Milan), Research - Taxing questions (Mark Keating), Maramatanga - Why your vote will count. (1.3 MB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 6, August 2017
Inside: Epic journey - discover the journey of Tuai, Talent showcased at festival, Prop up the bar and learn something new, Poi is officially good for you, Fairytale photo wins photo comp, My story - Godfrey Boehnke, Research - Stem cell revelation?, Research - Fashion victims, Maramatanga - What's in a dress? (1.3 MB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 5, July 2017
Inside: Working for a better world – Winnie Byanyima, Liggins professor gets prestigious American award – Jane Harding, Stillbirth breakthrough – Lesley McCowan, Better world focus of new campaign – “Never Stop”, Queen’s birthday honours for business champion – Geoff Whitcher, Tribute to Alastair Scott, My story – Jackie Ede, 2017 Winter Lecture Series – Immigration: The 21st century challenge, Chinese story is our story – Manying Ip. (3.3 MB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 4, June 2017
Inside: Taking on cancer - Francis Hunter, Rewarding excellence, TVNZ series, Dream of spinal cord recovery behind generous gift, Big cities big ideas on show, My story – Mabingo Alfdaniels, Obituary – Nicholas Tarling, New evidence of early life on earth – Kathy Campbell, Rediscovering our medical history – Erna Battenhaussen, ‘Tough love’ not working – Susan St John. (5.5 MB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 3, May 2017
Inside: Festival of words - Courtney Sina Meredith, What you say makes a difference (Staff Survey), Congratulations to autumn graduates, Our academics in Newsroom, Judith Marecek - Velocity programme manager, Late 1800s graduation ceremonies cancelled, Leading for the greatest good - Chellie Spiller and Rachel Wolfgramm, Navigating Pacific psychology - Sam Manuela, Writing our own stories - Paula Morris. (2.3 MB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 2, April 2017
Inside: Image Power - UK Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell, Top names at writers festival, My Story - Dan Holt, Freda Stark - University library worker, Revolution in the lab - Auckland Bioengineering Institute, Understanding violence - Dr Chris Wilson. (821.6 kB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS Issue 1, March 2017
Inside: Lighting the way – Michael Parekowhai, Rez Gardi top New Zealander, Distinguished alumni announced, Fairburn work a family affair, Carolyn Kelly – Maclaurin Chapel chaplain, Natural spring in the law school carpark, Dotcom to launch at US festival – Annie Goldson documentary, Blood test for preterm risk, (In)justice, oil and religion – Hirini Kaa. (1.1 MB, PDF)

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2016


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Issue 10: December 2016
Inside: Our Rutherford medallist – Michael Corballis, Award-winner solves dilemma – four covers for one book, Students help with real-world planning, Brian Boyd co-curates world-class exhibition at MONA, My story – Sam Elworthy, Farewell to Rewi and Marti (Rewi Thompson and Marti Friedlander), Research – On a mission for women’s health (Jenny Kruger), Maramatanga – The nuclear legacy – Attention needed now (Treasa Dunworth). (1.3 MB, PDF)

   

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Issue 9: November 2016
Inside: New ways of seeing – Marti Friedlander, Leading Trans-Tasman change – the Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity programme, Behind the cover story – George Mason’s portrait on the cover of Ingenio, A great way to spend a day – winner of this semester’s International Student Photo Composition, Can we … ? – the University’s new campaign, Spring graduation, Research – A place to be free (Peter O’Connor), Research –Breaking new pathways - Ilaisaane Fifita and Sisikula Sisifa, Maramatanga – Clinton and Trump – Indictment of Democracy (Nicholas Ross Smith). (3.9 MB, PDF)

   

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Issue 8: October 2016
Inside: Island time capsule – uncloaking the past (Great Mercury island), Top marks for innovation, University scientists scoop awards - Miro Erkintalo and Jason Busby, Changing our face to the world – Web Presence Improvement Programme, $32,000 for smart solutions – the Solve It challenge, Newmarket gets green tick – two buildings have won a top engineering award, My story – Emma Newborn, Research – Biomimetic caterpillar crawls free, Research – Binary Explorations (J J Eldridge), Maramatanga – Fat is a fairness issue (Darren Powell and George Parker). (694.9 kB, PDF)

   

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Issue 7: September 2016
Inside: Italian immersion – springboard for reflection, Mentor honoured – Geoff Whitcher, Distinguished contribution – Greg Whittred, Our Olympians, Unique discovery – Vanuatu’s Prime Minister Charlot Salwai and our archives, Top accolades for teaching – Tracey McIntosh and Martin East, My story – Stephen Innes, Research – Stronger monitoring needed for bonus floor scheme (Dory Reeves), Research – News on equatorial diversity, Maramatanga – Fostering rebellion (Diane Brand). (664.4 kB, PDF)

   

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Issue 6: August 2016
Inside: Two new honorary doctors – Charles Bidwill and Richard Aitken, New hub in the capital – new office in Wellington for Uniservices, New Information Communications Technology Law centre, What’s new – Hood Fellows (Eamonn O’Brien, John Montgomery, Christian Hartinger), Education student to Rio (Katie Duncan), My story – Talaloa (Tala) Leau, Did you know – the Graduation Office, Research – About keeping victims of family violence safe (Julia Tolmie), Research – Youth mentoring scheme (Kelsey Deane and Pat Bullen), Maramatanga – Academic equity (Kirsten Locke). (1.0 MB, PDF)

   

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Issue 5: July 2016
Inside: A whale of a time - 2016 Winter Lectures, Engaging with refugees – Equity Office pilot programme, Tell me story – Elam exhibition in Shanghai, Beyond Hobbiton, Securing our future security – our building security system, My story – Jim Metson, Research – Carbon tax could lower emissions and GST (Sina Mashinchi), Research – Diabetes and obesity (Rinki Murphy), Maramatanga – Your health (Simon Denny and Shanthi Ameratunga). (4.2 MB, PDF)

   

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Issue 4: June 2016
Inside: Three generations – our graduation coverage, Vice Chancellor’s Excellence Awards, Special award special researcher (Richard Faull), What’s new – Supreme winner (the University’s Civil Structures Hall), What’s new – The Academy of New Zealand Literature, Research – Research Excellence Awards display, Research – Poi for your health, Maramatanga – Shakespeare lives. (816.4 kB, PDF)

   

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Issue 3: May 2016
Inside: Changing times - Tāmaki sale, Smart sharp snappy (showcase of excellent research), Future Islands (New Zealand’s pavilion at the upcoming Architecture Biennale in Venice), Auckland University Press wins international award, What’s new – China, What’s new – Pacific digital storytelling, My story – Margaret Crannigan Allen, Our people – Denis Agate, Research – Showcasing social science research, Logic at first sight (Finnish thought leader on logic, Jouko Väänänen), Research – Singing Communities (Te Oti Rakena), Maramatanga – Sex, gender, age (Nicola Garvey). (685.7 kB, PDF)

   

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Issue 2: April 2016
Inside: Our 2016 DAAS, Preparing NZ for tech future, Flourishing role model – Diane Robertson, A scholarship for refugees, Staff function – annual staff cocktail staff function, Working with Māori, Life changing moments – 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award winners, Advancing the Doctor or Education, Obituary – Ranginui Walker 1932-2016, Research – Studying environmental history (Marco de Jong), Research – The Kerepehi fault (Jennifer Eccles), Research – Lost and found (Janna Wardman), Maramatanga – Speaking up (Matheson Russell). (8.4 MB, PDF)

   

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UniNEWS issue 1, March 2016
Inside: Auckland a-buzz – University hives, A better start – a new National Science Challenge, Spark renamed Velocity, Governor-General visits, My story – Ivan Wagstaff, Research – Knowledge exchange in Aotearoa and Abaya Yala, Research – Safety in Numbers (Lucy van Oosterom), Maramatanga – Valuing identify (John Fenaughty). (1.6 MB, PDF)

   

2015


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Issue 1: March 2015
(2.5 MB, PDF)
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Issue 2: April 2015
(914.4 kB, PDF)
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Issue 3: May 2015
(870.1 kB, PDF)
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Issue 4: June 2015
(847.2 kB, PDF)
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Issue 5: July 2015
(3.7 MB, PDF)
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Issue 6: August 2015
(638.2 kB, PDF)
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Issue 7: September 2015
(581.6 kB, PDF)
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Issue 8: October 2015
(674.9 kB, PDF)
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Issue 9: November 2015
(892.4 kB, PDF)
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Issue 10: December 2015
(4.1 MB, PDF)

2014


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Issue 1: March 2014
(690.0 kB, PDF)
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Issue 2: April 2014
(737.5 kB, PDF)
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Issue 3: May 2014
(677.5 kB, PDF)
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Issue 4: June 2014
(655.7 kB, PDF)
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Issue 5: July 2014
(653.0 kB, PDF)
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Issue 6: August 2014
(770.5 kB, PDF)
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Issue 7: September 2014
(618.0 kB, PDF)
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Issue 8: October 2014
(640.6 kB, PDF)
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Issue 9: November 2014
(693.1 kB, PDF)
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Issue 10: December 2014
(660.1 kB, PDF)

2013


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Issue 2: 28 February 2013
(360.0 kB, PDF)
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Issue 3: 14 March 2013
(426.0 kB, PDF)
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Issue 4: 28 March 2013
(448.2 kB, PDF)
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Issue 5: 18 April 2013
(607.5 kB, PDF)
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Issue 6: 2 May 2013
(500.8 kB, PDF)
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Issue 7: 16 May 2013
(578.1 kB, PDF)
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Issue 8: 30 May 2013
(649.1 kB, PDF)
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Issue 9: 13 June 2013
(505.7 kB, PDF)
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Issue 10: 27 June 2013
(447.9 kB, PDF)
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Issue 11: 11 July 2013
(447.4 kB, PDF)
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Issue 12: 25 July 2013
(504.2 kB, PDF)
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Issue 13: 8 August 2013
(418.3 kB, PDF)
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Issue 14: 22 August 2013
(445.0 kB, PDF)
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Issue 15: 5 September 2013
(582.6 kB, PDF)
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Issue 16: 19 September 2013
(728.0 kB, PDF)
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Issue 17: 3 October 2013
(572.3 kB, PDF)
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Issue 18: 17 October 2013
(482.7 kB, PDF)
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Issue 22: 12 December 2013
(474.1 kB, PDF)

2012


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Issue 1: 16 February 2012
(623.8 kB, PDF)
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Issue 2: 1 March 2012
(505.7 kB, PDF)
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Issue 3: 15 March 2012
(775.0 kB, PDF)
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Issue 4: 29 March 2012
(680.1 kB, PDF)
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Issue 5: 19 April 2012
(666.5 kB, PDF)
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Issue 6: 3 May 2012
(702.6 kB, PDF)
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Issue 7: 17 May 2012
(955.3 kB, PDF)
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Issue 8: 31 May 2012
(826.3 kB, PDF)
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Issue 9: 14 June 2012
(764.7 kB, PDF)
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Issue 10: 5 July 2012
(786.7 kB, PDF)
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Issue 11: 19 July 2012
(746.1 kB, PDF)
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Issue 12: 2 August 2012
(703.0 kB, PDF)
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Issue 13: 16 August 2012
(740.5 kB, PDF)
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Issue 14: 30 August 2012
(726.4 kB, PDF)
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Issue 18: 25 October 2012
(911.4 kB, PDF)
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issue 20: 22 November 2012
(629.2 kB, PDF)

2009


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Issue 1: 30 January 2009
(204.5 kB, PDF)
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Issue 3: 27 February 2009
(450.4 kB, PDF)
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Issue 4: 13 March 2009
(464.2 kB, PDF)
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Issue 5: 27 March 2009
(435.5 kB, PDF)
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Issue 6: 9 April 2009
(460.7 kB, PDF)
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Issue 7: 1 May 2009
(407.9 kB, PDF)
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Issue 8: 15 May 2009
(842.5 kB, PDF)
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Issue 9: 29 May 2009
(1.0 MB, PDF)
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Issue 10: 12 June 2009
(498.0 kB, PDF)
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Issue 11: 26 June 2009
(390.7 kB, PDF)
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Issue 12: 10 July 2009
(467.0 kB, PDF)
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Issue 13: 24 July 2009
(533.8 kB, PDF)
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Issue 14: 7 August 2009
(699.8 kB, PDF)
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Issue 15: 21 August 2009
(602.7 kB, PDF)
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Issue 18: 2 October 2009
(684.0 kB, PDF)
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Issue 20: 30 October 2009
(481.6 kB, PDF)
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Issue 21: 13 November 2009
(427.4 kB, PDF)

2008


2007


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Issue 1: 26 January 2007
(5.6 MB, PDF)
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Issue 14: 3 August 2007
(821.6 kB, PDF)
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Issue 16: 31 August 2007
(706.6 kB, PDF)
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Issue 17: 14 September 2007
(693.3 kB, PDF)
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Issue 18: 28 September 2007
(693.5 kB, PDF)
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Issue 15: 17 August 2007
(690.3 kB, PDF)
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Issue 13: 20 July 2007
(754.0 kB, PDF)
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Issue 12: 6 July 2007
(712.4 kB, PDF)
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Issue 11: 22 June 2007
(732.8 kB, PDF)
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Issue 10: 8 June 2007
(729.1 kB, PDF)
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Issue 9: 25 May 2007
(23.2 MB, PDF)
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Issue 7: 27 April 2007
(9.1 MB, PDF)
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Issue 8: 1 May 2007
(10.5 MB, PDF)
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Issue 6: 13 April 2007
(9.8 MB, PDF)
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Issue 5: 23 March 2007
(8.1 MB, PDF)
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Issue 4: 9 March 2007
(9.5 MB, PDF)
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Issue 3: 23 February 2007
(11.1 MB, PDF)
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Issue 2: 9 February 2007
(11.4 MB, PDF)
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Issue 19: 12 October 2007
(756.6 kB, PDF)
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Issue 20: 26 October 2007
(780.2 kB, PDF)
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Issue 21: 9 November 2007
(693.2 kB, PDF)
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Issue 23: 7 December 2007
(771.1 kB, PDF)