Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
Axing the Auckland fuel tax reveals the lack of a real transport plan
16 February 2024
Opinion: By moving to scrap the fuel tax, the government continues a decades-long pattern of transport policy U-turns, writes Timothy Welch.
The short-sighted scrapping of the regional fuel tax
10 February 2024
Opinion: Cutting the regional fuel tax now, especially without a viable alternative funding source, is to cut off a critical lifeline for Auckland infrastructure, writes Tim Welch.
Staff and alumni achievements recognised in 2024 New Year Honours
3 January 2024
Congratulations to Waipapa Taumata Rau staff and alumni whose work has been acknowledged in the New Year Honours.
Lily Laita, first Pacific woman graduate of Elam
14 December 2023
With the passing of Lily Aitui Laita, the University pays tribute to this pioneer of Pacific arts who has left an indelible mark at Waipapa Taumata Rau.
Food for thought: public space blooms into edible landscape
12 December 2023
A project to transform an abandoned bowling green into a food oasis highlights how public spaces could be used to provide free food for all.
Sarah Foster-Sproull: dancing out of the spotlight
30 November 2023
Dance lecturer Sarah Foster-Sproull found a creative way to overcome stage fright – she became a leading choreographer, allowing other dance performers to take centre stage.
Architectural excellence celebrated at Timber Design Awards
13 November 2023
The design prowess of staff and students in the University's School of Architecture and Planning has been recognised at the Timber Design Awards.
Rhodes to success: students head to Oxford
8 November 2023
Rhodes Scholarship recipients Karan Kalsi and Frances Wright are set to undertake postgraduate studies at Oxford.
From Singapore to Chile: our alumni carving careers
8 November 2023
Three University of Auckland alumni, whose degrees led them to exciting roles in different parts of the world, talk about the benefits of working overseas.
Sinkholes, cyclones and seismic activity: how can we build resilience?
7 November 2023
Feature: Floods, quakes and cyclones expose the fragility of New Zealand’s essential services, housing and transport systems. Owen Poland talks to University of Auckland researchers about how we can build resilience.
Education top performer in world rankings
2 November 2023
2024 subject rankings confirm leading role of University for research, teaching, international reach and knowledge transfer.
Ayesha Green artwork: portrait of an optimistic future
1 November 2023
The main entrance to the University of Auckland's General Library has been an ideal place to showcase large artworks. The latest is by Ayesha Green.