Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
Gagana Sāmoa: a foundation for Sāmoan architecture
2 June 2023
Sāmoan language is more than just a means of communication, says Lama Tone. It’s a key part of a new fale he designed for Glen Eden Primary School
Morag Atchison's debut album celebrates her high-school teacher David Hamilton
1 June 2023
Morag Atchison is one of New Zealand’s top operatic talents. Her debut album is testament to how it all began.
Jazz powerhouse couple in good company at the School of Music
23 May 2023
Roger and Caroline Manins, founders of the Creative Jazz Club, talk about how it provides an outlet for budding performers.
AI is exploiting our unwitting, unwaged labour
20 May 2023
Opinion: In order to do as humans do, AI systems have to learn from us. But who is teaching them? Pretty much all of us. That we're not being paid for our labours is a form exploitation, says Fabio Morreale.
Don Binney artwork perfectly positioned on campus
19 May 2023
Art historian Linda Tyler showcases a Don Binney artwork that's another of her favourites in the University of Auckland Art Collection.
Enough with the decision paralysis, Auckland Transport
18 May 2023
Opinion: Asking everyone what they think of every transport micro-decision is an enormous waste of time and resources. It's time to stop asking and start doing, argues Timothy Welch.
Make jazz your New Zealand Music Month soundtrack
4 May 2023
Seven great New Zealand jazz moments to explore for New Zealand Music Month, brought to you by the School of Music Jazz staff.
Music graduate follows in her mum’s footsteps
3 May 2023
“I watched my mum graduate, so it's exciting to have my mum watching me graduate,” says Helen Pahulu.
Nuala Gregory: creative strategies are in her blood
1 May 2023
Professor Nuala Gregory built a new life in moving from Ireland to New Zealand, and is now hoping to build a fresh identity for the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries.
Strange ambassadors: the meaning of souvenirs
27 April 2023
Opinion: Artist Ruth Watson explores who souvenirs are made for and what they can and cannot achieve.
Think again before you buy that tacky souvenir
26 April 2023
A new art exhibition uses souvenirs to explore ideas about place, memory and cultural representation.
Kerb your enthusiasm for cars, Auckland Transport
26 April 2023
Opinion: Auckland Transport’s decision not to remove kerbside parking signals it will continue to prioritise cars, says Tim Welch