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9 March 2021

Ka rere arorangi atu te reo Māori ki te pae tukutuku – the University of Auckland introduces te reo Māori on its website.


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Arts and culture

  • 8 March 2021

    The works of novelist, journalist and biographer Robin Hyde, many housed at the University of Auckland Library Special Collections, have been recognised by UNESCO as part of the New Zealand Memory of the World Register.

  • 4 March 2021

    The fraught but often fruitful engagement between Māori and Pākehā connect two University of Auckland authors’ books on the 2021 Ockham NZ Book Award shortlist, while the third chronicles the country’s creative talent.

  • The image shows a recent image of Bunny Wailer singing on stage: Bunny walked this world as a proud Rastafarian and, despite some digressions into disco and dancehall, he remained identified with roots reggae and his Rastafarian beliefs. Photo: Peter Verwimp, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

    3 March 2021

    Opinion: Bunny Wailer, the last of Jamaican trio the Wailers to die, was considered one of the senior statesmen of reggae and Rastafarianism, writes Graham Reid.

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Business and economy

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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

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Science and technology

  • 5 March 2021

    Opinion: A Harvard professor presenting his opinions on alien life as fact when the field at large doesn't agree is misrepresenting science, argues Heloise Stevance.

  • 3 March 2021

    Higher levels of CO2 affect the ability of young snapper to hear, according to a new study published by scientists from the University of Auckland, NIWA and James Cook University in Australia.

  • Industry 4.0 factory floor lab

    1 March 2021

    New Zealand’s manufacturing sector needs urgent change to survive post-Covid including an end to reliance on ‘manual and archaic machinery’ which makes it difficult to compete internationally. This is the view of a manufacturing sector think tank based at the University of Auckland.

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The Challenge

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