Business and economy
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.
Young leaders awarded Kupe Leadership Scholarships
2 May 2019
Fourteen of the nation’s young leaders have been recognised with prestigious postgraduate scholarships to support them in making a meaningful contribution in their chosen fields.
Graduate values water
30 April 2019
Water should not be a labelled as a ‘free’ resource according to University of Auckland graduating student Hannah Watson.
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.
We lack the 'policy space' to properly debate the big issues
26 April 2019
Opinion: For anybody with a belief in the public interest benefits of evidence-based policy, the shelving of a comprehensive capital gains tax (CGT) after a short debate is a setback. It suggests we do not have the "policy space" to take on big issues in New Zealand.
Who's afraid of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks?
15 April 2019
Opinion: Disapprove of Julian Assange if you will but remember that his fundamental rights and freedoms must be protected. Professor Marianne Franklin, Visiting Fellow at the Department of Commercial Law, University of Auckland Business School examines the issues.
Resilience leads to Microsoft role
12 April 2019
The offer of an internship at one of the world’s largest technology companies is proof that commitment and determination do pay off for one University of Auckland student.
Industry insights add value for students
31 March 2019
Postgraduate business students have put their skills and knowledge to the test by valuing companies, as part of a partnership with Shareclarity, an innovative subscription-based equity research firm.
Tech giants could risk all on exposed Achilles heel
29 March 2019
Opinion: Big Tech corporations’ ubiquity and wealth can make them seem untouchable, but they have a weakness. Professor Susan Watson examines their Achilles heel.