Mosque shooter no ideological Einstein
18 March 2019
Opinion: The historical ignorance of the mosque shooting terrorist is palpable and his grasp of socio-political realities utterly flawed. But this is Islamophobia, writes Hon Professor Douglas Pratt.
Nativism and terrorism, blood and soil
18 March 2019
Opinion: The mosque gunman's manifesto combines nationalism and xenophobia intended to polarise, but the overwhelming response in the wake of the attacks has been unity, writes Dr Chris Wilson.
Kiwi life can’t really be just all about rentals
1 March 2019
Opinion: Do we really all hold a sacred place for what is a fundamentally exploitative, unequal and unfair practice? Dr Ian Hyslop certainly doesn't think so.
Susan St John: State failure to right clear wrongs
19 February 2019
Opinion: Hon Associate Professor Susan St John asks "Why am I so uneasy at the beginning of 2019? Isn’t it supposed to be Labour’s ‘year of delivery’”?
A historical lens on Trump’s wall
23 January 2019
Opinion: Trump fights for his wall, the US budget impasse drags on: Dr Stephen Hoadley looks at the history and effect of walls on borders around the world.
The struggle against corruption
15 January 2019
Associate Professor Timothy Kuhner from the Auckland Law School has co-written a short film with staff members at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime called The Struggle Against Corruption.
Prisoner voting rights measure of democracy
18 December 2018
Opinion: The Supreme Court upheld a High Court decision over prisoners voting rights but the government is not prioritising a law change, writes Dr Edward Willis.
Students track war crimes in Syria
10 December 2018
A chance to take part in an Amnesty International (NZ) investigation into possible war crimes in Syria was too good to pass up for University of Auckland students last week.
Women in NZ: a country of firsts
28 November 2018
Opinion: Women's right to vote was won just 10 weeks before a general election, on this day in 1893. Suffragists work continued as they rallied women to register and use their vote, writes Professor Jennifer Curtin.
Some myths about NZ Super
22 November 2018
Opinion: Let’s not mindlessly raise the qualifying age for Super but instead try to solve actual problems ordinary people face, writes Hon Associate Professor Susan St John.
The cost of our nation’s cultural heritage too high?
19 November 2018
Opinion: An Environment Court decision has paved the way for the destruction of the special cultural heritage landscape at Ihumaatao, near Māngere, exposing flaws in New Zealand’s heritage protection mechanisms.
Future Directions of Aotearoa’s Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Courts Conference
15 November 2018
Researchers at the University of Auckland are hosting a conference to encourage informed, robust, conversations about the future shape, scope and operation of the Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Courts.