Arts and culture
The Thing wins a Tui
13 June 2019
GRG67, a jazz ensemble that emerged out of the School of Music, has been awarded best jazz album of the year at the Vodaphone Tui Awards, with their album, The Thing.
Home is more than where the house is
9 June 2019
Angela Yuyi Hu, a third year Bachelor of Fine Arts student at the University of Auckland, was awarded the 2019 Simon Devitt Prize for Photography last night.
Samoan language future beautiful to behold
31 May 2019
Opinion: Samoan Language Week reminds us how important knowledge of language and culture is to well-being, especially for young people, writes Mirofora Mataafa-Komiti.
Church must renounce biblical-based homophobia
31 May 2019
Opinion: The history of homophobia within Christianity is a matter too potent, too loud, too entrenched for churches to stay silent about, writes Harriet Winn.
Black lives matter
30 May 2019
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere is a central message in two public lectures by a visiting Nigerian criminologist, coming up in June.
Eye on the top prize for creative writing alumna
28 May 2019
A Kiwi story about two old friends, a visit to a rest home and a kapa haka performance has been named a regional winner of the prestigious Commonwealth Short Story Prize.
Lessons in living from a vanishing world
21 May 2019
Living for almost a year in Papua New Guinea gave a recent PhD graduate rare insight into the impact of colonisation on food production and social systems.
Writing and talking about our stories
14 May 2019
Faculty of Arts staff and alumni again have a strong presence in the Auckland Writers Festival from 13- 19 May.
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.
Making modernist jewellery based on the modernist houses of West Auckland
7 May 2019
Gina Hochstein looked at the relationship between modernist architecture and jewellery for her Masters degree, which also involved making her own jewellery based on the houses of Titirangi.
How do callers complain in Saudi Arabia?
7 May 2019
The language used in complaint calls to a Saudi Arabian company is the thesis topic of a University of Auckland student, who graduated with a PhD in Linguistics last week.
Made in lights, in honour of da Vinci’s tribute to Vitruvius
6 May 2019
An installation by Matt Liggins, Professional Teaching Fellow at the School of Architecture, is one of almost 20 artworks lighting up the waterfront at this week’s Bright Lights exhibition.