Faculty of Arts
Trade in tough times: how to do it better
26 November 2020
Indigenous and social rights, gender equality, climate change mitigation and sharing prosperity are all critical issues for future trade policies.
Dame Anne honoured with Blake Medal
25 November 2020
In honour of a life’s work improving and enriching Māori-Pākehā relationships, Dame Anne Salmond has been awarded the prestigious Blake Medal for leadership.
Honour for Ngarino Ellis: carving out new histories
18 November 2020
The importance of Māori art history has been recognised in a Royal Society Te Apārangi Early Career Research Excellence Award in the Humanities for Associate Professor Ngarino Ellis (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou).
Energy democracy: power to the people
16 November 2020
Opinion: The ‘build back better’ concept should incorporate a close look at community energy initiatives owned and controlled by the people, writes Julie MacArthur.
Melani Anae: once a Panther, always a Panther
14 November 2020
In an honest, personal story, Dr Melani Anae (Pacific Studies) looks back on 50 years of involvement with activist group the Polynesian Panthers, what led her there and how it changed her life.
Arts student wins national Japanese speech contest
13 November 2020
Congratulations to Valerie Liang, who has won first prize in the 7th National Tertiary Japanese Language Speech Contest.
Kamala Harris for VP: power for the future
12 November 2020
Opinion: The election of Kamala Harris as VP is an opportunity to make true progress in addressing the wide gender gap in US politics, writes Katherine Smits.
New Zealand's economic future: cohesive strategy needed
11 November 2020
New Zealand needs to refresh many aspects of its economic strategy, including giving greater focus to innovation and the knowledge economy, says a report by some of our leading economists and researchers.
Moving beyond an amoral world of winners and losers
10 November 2020
Opinion: Dame Anne Salmond argues the election results here and in the US offer a world beyond rampant individualism and contrived divisions.
Making waves: Marsden success for Arts
10 November 2020
How can we restore our river communities to health? How do we define life itself? What motivates Māori electoral choices? And how has one in three Kiwi adults become obese?
The most consequential (and bizarre) election of our lifetime
6 November 2020
Opinion: A Biden presidency offers hope of moderation and a return to rational and consensual policy-making in the public interest, writes Stephen Hoadley.
Endless adventure of discovery: Brian Boyd wins Rutherford Medal
5 November 2020
In the first year New Zealand’s top research honour, the Rutherford Medal, has been open to the humanities, it has been awarded to Distinguished Professor Brian Boyd of the University of Auckland.