Faculty of Arts
Time for New Zealand to act like a Pacific nation
7 August 2019
New Zealand needs to adapt to a Pacific future that is already here. That is the message from University of Auckland Pro-Vice Chancellor Pacific, Damon Salesa, who is one of 20 academics taking part in Raising the Bar 2019.
Decolonising our thinking
5 August 2019
A founding thinker in the field of Decolonial Studies, Professor Walter Mignolo from Duke University will feature in two free public events at the University of Auckland this month.
Robert Greenberg: champion of the arts
2 August 2019
Profile: Professor Robert Greenberg, the University of Auckland's Dean of Arts, overcame a major obstacle on his way to academic and career success.
Reflections of an archaeology student on Ihumātao
1 August 2019
OPINION: Archaeology student Patricia Pillay reflects on the wider issues related to the protests at Ihumātao.
It’s the final countdown
31 July 2019
After three years, New Zealand’s largest-ever fundraising campaign is coming to an end.
From Mansfield to Morris, writing in Menton
29 July 2019
As the 49th recipient of the Mansfield Menton Fellowship, Associate Professor Paula Morris has spent the past four months doing what she loves most: writing.
Matthew Freeman Trundle, a friend indeed
26 July 2019
An extraordinary capacity for friendship is the common theme of all the accolades for Professor Matthew Trundle since his untimely death on 12 July.
A new dawn of the worst and most injurious
24 July 2019
Opinion: Dr Neal Curtis argues we are moving away from democracy to a new type of government, kakistocracy, that puts the worst of us at the top of the heap
Diary of a summer scholar: KDee Ma'ia'i
22 July 2019
KDee completed a Summer Research Scholarship with Associate Professor Jennifer Frost exploring the enfranchisement of 18 to 21 year olds in the United States.
Who really won the US-Soviet space race?
19 July 2019
Opinion: Neil Armstrong was the first man on the moon, but if we define ‘space race’ by spaceflight capability, the Soviets won hands down, writes Jennifer Frost.
Diary of a summer scholar: Amber Rhodes
18 July 2019
Last summer Amber worked with Dr Ngarino Ellis to find and record items of Māori body adornment that are held in museum collections or have come up for auction.
Anne Salmond: Billion Trees policy being rorted
16 July 2019
Opinion: Natural forests take up 40 times more carbon than plantations, but most new planting under NZ’s Billion Trees policy is pine, writes Dame Anne Salmond.