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13 December 2019

A study published by New Zealand medical researchers has highlighted the severe risks of influenza (flu) infection during pregnancy.


  • 6 December 2019

    Thanks to the support of the Ralph & Eve Seelye Charitable Trust, 54 students since 2014 have received a life-changing boost to help them through University.

  • 6 December 2019

    After six infusions at the Auckland Cancer Trials Centre (ACTC) from April to October 2019, Rose Marie Letcher has had good news. “Most of the mass has gone!”

  • Wendy Kerr with student creative technologists in the Unleash Space

    28 November 2019

    There have been more than 23,000 gifts to the For All Our Futures campaign and thousands of people have benefited, from students and faculties to the community, the country and ultimately the world. Ingenio talks to three pairs of donors and recipients.

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  • Water is a precious resource and requires an accounting process beyond the regions. The photo shows Lake Dunstan, the man-made lake and reservoir in the South Island.

    12 December 2019

    Opinion: NZ should look to Australia’s nationwide system of water accounting rather than leave it to the regions, writes Jayne Godfrey and Jagdeep Singh-Ladhar.

  • Number 10 Downing Street, home of the UK Prime Minister is pictured: "Whoever wins this week will have a lot on their plate," says Professor Morgan.

    11 December 2019

    Opinion: A decade of austerity and four elections in five years have scarred Britain. John Morgan wonders if the electoral barometer might yet swing to change.

  • 10 December 2019

    Opinion: UK voters have a chance to stop the new age of hostility and belligerence in the country's most significant election in 40 years, writes Neal Curtis.

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