Business and economy
Fixing the unfair and inefficient MIQ booking system
29 July 2021
Opinion: While we wait for the harsh realities of Covid to change, the government could show compassion for those stuck overseas by revisiting the digital queue, says Professor Tava Olsen.
Research reveals experiences of women entrepreneurs
19 July 2021
New research documenting the experiences women entrepreneurs have had when trying to raise capital has revealed the challenges they face.
Climate commission’s findings are way off course
11 July 2021
Opinion: The Climate Change Commission has, in just a few months, seriously outgrown its boots, says Professor Tim Hazledine.
Kānuka from the whenua to food
8 July 2021
Smoky flavours of the native Kānuka tantalise the taste buds in new business venture.
Data privacy skills needed to keep society safe
7 July 2021
A Business School symposium on Friday 9 July will hear from the Privacy Commissioner, Government Chief Privacy Officer and an industry panel that includes Facebook.
A word of caution on prohibiting ‘hate speech’
5 July 2021
Opinion: Legitimate anger and protest must not end up as a crime when the government amends hate speech legislation, writes Professor Natasha Hamilton-Hart.
Data governance symposium launches vital new programme
2 July 2021
Experts will gather at the University of Auckland to discuss data protection issues, namely privacy, security and sovereignty, and to launch new programmes of study in Information Governance at the Business School.
It will be a long, long wait for Covid herd immunity
28 June 2021
Opinion: The ongoing crisis over the Covid-positive person who visited Wellington from Sydney raises questions about the Government’s zero Covid stance, writes Professor Ananish Chaudhuri.
Running a gender lens over our sacred social policies
27 June 2021
Opinion: Many of us were brought up on the myth of egalitarianism and the superiority of New Zealand’s treatment of women, but there are many policy issues, writes Associate Professor Susan St John.
Champion of women in business funds University Chair for Women in Entrepreneurship
24 June 2021
Leading New Zealand businessperson, Theresa Gattung, funds new University of Auckland Chair of Women in Entrepreneurship.
Climate crisis policies are all about power
24 June 2021
Opinion: Professor Robert MacCulloch writes about the issues with the Climate Change Commission chairman's recommendations for a government action plan to fight climate change.
NZ’s clean car discount is a turn in the right direction, but how much will it drive consumer demand?
17 June 2021
Opinion: New Zealand faces challenges if it is to meet its international climate change commitments under the Paris Agreement, says Professor Basil Sharp.