Queen’s Birthday Honours for University of Auckland academics
5 June 2019
The exceptional service of six University of Auckland researchers has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Unfair superannuation partner rule finally dropped
4 June 2019
The government intends to amend the Social Security Act to make entitlement to New Zealand Super and Veteran’s Pensions simpler and more modern by basing people’s entitlement on their own circumstances, rather than on the circumstances of their partner.
Innovation and entrepreneurship: The shape of things to come
3 June 2019
To move beyond an economy founded on agriculture and tourism, NZ needs the type of entrepreneurial activity being undertaken by researchers at the University of Auckland.
The cash benefit fuelling NZ’s housing crisis
30 May 2019
Opinion: It supports 500,000+ NZers but gets little attention. Susan St John and Janet McAllister talk about the Accommodation Supplement and its drawbacks.
Media must interrogate menacing privacy breaches
22 May 2019
Opinion: The media continues to miss the 19th century morality behind an out of control punitive culture at MSD. It's time to step up, writes Susan St John.
What I wish Sepuloni had said on welfare
15 May 2019
Opinion: Disappointed at the low-key arrival of the expert report on NZ’s welfare system, Susan St John shares what she wishes Minister Sepuloni had said at the launch.
Smart cities are age-friendly cities
14 May 2019
Opinion: If we want to make New Zealand cities smart, we must also make them age-friendly and inclusive for our rapidly-ageing population, writes Dr M.Claire Dale.
Outstanding Māori business leaders honoured
12 May 2019
A renowned astrologer and leading authority on the Māori lunar calendar, experts in Māori tourism, and funeral directors who are also Netflix stars, are some of the winners of this year’s University of Auckland Aotearoa Māori Business Leaders Awards.
Sugar in drinks more dangerous – study
5 May 2019
Sugar in drinks is more dangerous than sugar in foods, according to a major new review of international evidence.
The existential threat of social media
3 May 2019
Opinion: Entities such as Google and Facebook represent an existential challenge to nation states as well as an opportunity, writes Gehan Gunasekara.
Building a pipeline of business talent
3 May 2019
Grow NZ Business has been employing interns from the Auckland Business School, an initiative which graduating students Rachel Yeu and Anna Sviridora say provides them with invaluable industry experience.
CGT is dead - time to act on alternatives
26 April 2019
Opinion: The Government must use the time it has bought to show it really is serious about workable alternatives to the unworkable CGT, writes Susan St John.