Taxing tourists makes perfect economic sense now
10 December 2018
Opinion: a levy on incoming tourists should be seen not as a revenue-grabbing tax, but as user pays congestion charge, writes Tim Hazledine.
The little startup that could: 15 years of Velocity
6 December 2018
Velocity - the University’s student-led entrepreneurial development programme – is celebrating its 15th birthday and the successes it has enjoyed since its inception.
Jokes: a new guide to workplace humour
26 November 2018
A new book by University of Auckland academics Barbara Plester and Kerr Inkson draws on the latest research to give practical tips on how to navigate workplace humour.
Some myths about NZ Super
22 November 2018
Opinion: Let’s not mindlessly raise the age, argues Susan St John, but try to solve actual problems ordinary people face.
Govt should use Kiwibank to undercut the big four
14 November 2018
The people running the four big New Zealand banks - ANZ, ASB, BNZ, Westpac - will be breathing a very quiet sigh of relief. The $5 billion of annual profits they remit back to their Australian head offices are safe – for the time being.
Stamping out migrant worker exploitation
7 November 2018
The government’s efforts to stamp out the exploitation of migrant workers will be guided by major new research by academics from the University of Auckland Business School and the University of Waikato.
Spring Week lectures for adult learners
6 November 2018
From childhood immunisation to the potential of circular economies, Spring Week on Campus invites the public to attend a week of fascinating lectures at the University of Auckland.
‘Technology supported by people’ is the new business model
31 October 2018
For happier (and more productive) employees, businesses need to shift from a model of ‘people supported by technology’ to one of ‘technology supported by people’ to keep up in the intelligent automation (IA) race.
Ethical dilemmas of a driverless world
31 October 2018
Opinion: Deciding who lives and dies in an unavoidable driverless car crash will require rules built on ethics, enshrined in law, explains Associate Professor Alex Sims (Commercial Law).
Racial bias unlikely in resuscitation attempts for premature births
30 October 2018
Differences in medical care are likely driven primarily by socio-economic factors rather than racial bias.
Support for longer residency for NZ Super
24 October 2018
The Retirement Policy and Research Centre welcomes the recent bill proposing that residency requirements increase from 10 years to 20 years.
Space start-up wins Velocity $100k Challenge
23 October 2018
New satellite software being developed by University of Auckland students will simplify the process of sending satellites into space.