Faculty of Arts
Baubles, bangles and beads: our fascination with adornment
14 January 2020
From feathers and flowers to powder and paint, people from all time periods, societies and civilisations have decorated themselves. But what do these adornments tell us about being human?
What’s at stake in West Papua
31 December 2019
Opinion: Dr Mark Busse and Sophie Faber examine West Papua's history to see what's at stake politically and economically in the current unrest.
What’s the point in impeaching Trump?
23 December 2019
Opinion: Won't the impeachment process be a waste of time given the Senate trial will be divided on party lines? Stephen Hoadley explains why that's an emphatic 'no'.
Living in death's shadow: personal stories of the AIDS epidemic
17 December 2019
The powerful stories of men who suffered and survived the devastating HIV AIDS epidemic in Sydney between 1982 and 1996 have been documented in a new book.
Māori TV changes migrants’ views on Māori
16 December 2019
Opinion: Public broadcasters such as Māori TV have an important role in changing negative ideas held by some new migrants about Māori, writes Susan Nemec.
The most important UK election since 1979
10 December 2019
Opinion: UK voters have a chance to stop the new age of hostility and belligerence in the country's most significant election in 40 years, writes Neal Curtis.
What now for Hong Kong?
9 December 2019
Opinion: A landslide for Hong Kong democracy candidates in local elections shows the protesters have public support. But, writes, Joseph Miller, a democractic Hong Kong is not an option.
New scholarship recognises need for more Māori and Pacific architects
4 December 2019
We need more Māori and Pacific students to study architecture, and a scholarship has been set up to encourage them to do so.
The Bougainville referendum: why we should care
3 December 2019
Opinion: The Bougainville referendum could lead to a new nation. Jason Brown outlines the historical and contempoary links to New Zealand.
Maria Armoudian answers a big question for the media
29 November 2019
Politics lecturer Dr Maria Armoudian says the issues website The Big Q is a calm port in a sea of chaotic media.
Damon Salesa: navigating a new direction for a South Auckland campus
29 November 2019
Damon Salesa, Pro Vice-Chancellor Pacific, says the new South Auckland campus fills a need in the community.
28 November 2019
There have been more than 23,000 gifts to the For All Our Futures campaign and thousands of people have benefited, from students and faculties to the community, the country and ultimately the world. Ingenio talks to three pairs of donors and recipients.