World-changing ventures win 2021 Velocity $100k Challenge
21 October 2021
A new generation of start-up founders have been released into the world with the completion of the University of Auckland’s 2021 Velocity entrepreneurship development programme.
Time for bold action for children
20 October 2021
Opinion: The problems of inadequate income are not new, but are thrown into stark relief in the Covid lockdown, writes Associate Professor Susan St John.
Hydro storage would make wind power ideal low-carbon solution
19 October 2021
Researchers from the Energy Centre at the University of Auckland have been investigating ways to prevent power price spikes caused by the fluctuating capacity of renewable electricity sources.
Student project yields real-world business solutions, internship opportunity
14 October 2021
Business Masters students test their digital marketing strategy with a live client, STIHL, resulting in offers of career-boosting internships.
Using brands’ high vaccination rates as a marketing tool
8 October 2021
Opinion: In part two, Mike Lee looks at how businesses can help increase vaccination rates and operate to keep staff, livelihood, and other customers “free from harm”.
My body, my choice? Not this time
7 October 2021
Opinion: In part one of two pieces about resisting vaccination, Mike Lee argues the rights of other people to remain free from harm overrides freedom of choice.
Challenging the 'visible' and 'invisible' hands in Ant Group's IPO halt
24 September 2021
Opinion: There are appeals to Jack Ma to take a leading role among China's fintech giants to work with regulatory agencies to reinvent a more socially responsible microcredit industry, write Xin Chen and Xingang Wang.
Modern slavery: Time for NZ legislation
21 September 2021
Opinion: The Centre for Research on Modern Slavery is challenging the government with a new White Paper that urges establishment of a Modern Slavery Act.
China and the CPTPP - right move, wrong timing?
20 September 2021
Opinion: China's application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement comes at an awkward political moment, writes Associate Professor Robert Scollay.
Kua whakanuia te aronga nui o Te Whare Wānanga ki te ako mā te mahi, i runga i te rārangi o Best Maker School
14 September 2021
Kua whakaingoatia a Waipapa Taumata Rau e Newsweek ko tētahi o ngā Best Maker Schools o te ao, i te taha o ngā whare wānanga mananui pēnei i a Harvard, Cambridge, Yale me MIT.
Clothing retailer supports recently-launched Toroa programme
13 September 2021
A new career programme for first year Māori and Pacific business students has received generous support from clothing retailer, H&M.
How to reduce lockdown resistance
10 September 2021
Opinion: Bodo Lang examines New Zealanders' 'reactance' to Covid restrictions - and how to lower the threat of compliance fatigue.