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10 July 2019

Dr Jason Turuwhenua of the ABI has successfully led a trial that builds a new model of engagement for researchers working with Māori and Pacific communities.

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Business and economy

  • 8 July 2019

    Ane Tonga has returned to University to undertake a Master of Arts majoring in Art History. Her thesis will examine Pacific curatorial practice in New Zealand between 1989 and 2019, a research area that has received very little critical attention.

  • 5 July 2019

    How can media organisations survive and thrive in a rapidly changing digital environment? How can media outlets build products and services that people will pay for, while at the same time incentivise good journalism?

  • 3 July 2019

    Opinion: We need to transform how we grow, market, consume and dispose of our food, and fast.

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Education and society

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Environment and sustainability

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Health and medicine

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Politics and law

  • Pine trees are pictured filling a gully in New Zealand - the planting choice of foresters claiming funding under the Billion Trees policy rather than native trees.

    16 July 2019

    Opinion: Natural forests take up 40 times more carbon than plantations, but most new planting under NZ’s Billion Trees policy is pine, writes Dame Anne Salmond.

  • 12 July 2019

    America is constantly “fantasised, sensationalised, and caricatured,” says Brendon O’Connor, an expert in American politics at the University of Sydney.

  • 11 July 2019

    Opinion: New Zealand is in a crisis of poverty and inequality which is shaking our values to the foundation and creating long-term damage, writes Susan St John.

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Science and technology

  • 12 July 2019

    What happens when you combine some of New Zealand’s best and brightest scientists with primary age children who have a thirst for learning and an innate love for the physical and natural world?

  • 11 July 2019

    Almost 100 year 9 and 10 students in the Waikato region got up close and personal with researchers from the Auckland Bioengineering Institute on Innovation Day this week.

  • 11 July 2019

    A virtual reality game that could save lives during an earthquake has won the education category of the University of Auckland’s 2019 Velocity Challenge.

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