News and opinion

The latest news and views from the University of Auckland.

Coronavirus

  • 3 December 2021

    Opinion: NZ's new law covering vaccination and the use of tracing data is at best rough and at worst potentially flawed.

  • University researchers and professional staff.

    2 December 2021

    Researchers and technical staff volunteered time and expertise in New Zealand's Covid response. This video acknowledges their work at a time of national crisis.

  • 2 December 2021

    School of Chemistry scientist Dr Joel Rindelaub and rap artist Randa have released a debut music video Vax the Nation to encourage everyone to get the jab.

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Arts and culture

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Business and economy

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Education and society

  • Aroha Harris

    3 December 2021

    Aroha Harris tells Aotearoa New Zealand history with a Māori lens and methodology. Her work brings history to life.

  • Marama Muru-Lanning

    2 December 2021

    Marama Muru-Lanning and her team have created new methodologies from kaupapa Māori and social anthropology to include the voice of kaumātua in health, social and environmental policy and services.

  • Sereana Naepi

    2 December 2021

    Sereana Naepi is exploring new and more inclusive models for education from our universities.

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Environment and sustainability

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Health and medicine

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Politics and law

  • 8 December 2021

    The chance to have an impact on large organisations that make important decisions about people’s lives was too good a chance to miss for two University of Auckland Public Policy Institute students.

  • 8 December 2021

    Opinion: Lessons from 2020’s election and political currents caused by Covid mean the 2023 election is open for parties that listen, writes Jennifer Lees-Marshment

  • 3 December 2021

    Honorary Professor Dr Penelope Ridings, MNZM, has been elected to the International Law Commission - the UN global body tasked with the development and codification of international law.

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Science and technology

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University news

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The Challenge

  • Aroha Harris

    3 December 2021

    Aroha Harris tells Aotearoa New Zealand history with a Māori lens and methodology. Her work brings history to life.

  • University researchers and professional staff.

    2 December 2021

    Researchers and technical staff volunteered time and expertise in New Zealand's Covid response. This video acknowledges their work at a time of national crisis.

  • Marama Muru-Lanning

    2 December 2021

    Marama Muru-Lanning and her team have created new methodologies from kaupapa Māori and social anthropology to include the voice of kaumātua in health, social and environmental policy and services.

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