Auckland student takes lawn bowls to millions
15 July 2019
No one would have anticipated a lawn bowls tournament to be the next success story to emerge from the University of Auckland’s entrepreneurship hub. Except, that is, for PhD student Rebecca Jelley.
VR game simulates quake to help children stay safe
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.
Poverty: not an earthquake but still a crisis
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.
Curating change with a Kupe Leadership Scholarship
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.
The future of the media
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?
Rediscovered images of Māori life are precious taonga
2 July 2019
Recently retrieved documentary footage, images and documents of Māori life in the early 20th century are a treasure trove for future generations.
No price stigma for ‘tactically’ remediated leaky homes
27 June 2019
Leaky homes that have been fixed, made weathertight and reclad in non-monolithic cladding have the same market value as unaffected dwellings, according to research just published.
Kiwis pilot maggot farm in India to process waste
26 June 2019
A Kiwi venture which uses maggots to process waste into fertiliser and chicken feed has set up its first treatment plant in India.
Crime pays for senior male executives
24 June 2019
Senior male executives who commit corporate economic crimes are less likely to be dismissed or legally punished than middle management and junior staff according to new research.
A Wellbeing Budget in name only
17 June 2019
Opinion: Robert MacCulloch, Matthew S. Abel Chair of Macroeconomics, argues the recent Wellbeing Budget was disappointing.
A new breed of top management team
17 June 2019
Early results from research from the Business School shows as silos are smashed in top management teams, a new breed of top team is emerging.
Wellbeing Budget quietly rights a wrong
7 June 2019
Opinion: Will a change to long-standing rules finally mean vindication for a group of superannuitants? Susan St John looks at a new policy buried in the Budget.