Politics and law
Anna Hood: observing the frustration at the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
1 October 2022
Opinion: With a rise in risk that nuclear weapons might be deployed, Dr Anna Hood says it is frustrating to see mere lip service paid to disarmament.
Pacific scholarship honours first Samoan graduate
29 September 2022
A new Pacific endowment is a tribute to the late Olive Malienafau Nelson, the first Samoan woman to graduate from the University of Auckland Law School.
Cost of clothing: covered
29 September 2022
Law students are getting kitted out in smart new duds thanks to Dress for Success.
Paper on Five Eyes, spies, and international ties flies high
27 September 2022
Two law graduates have taken out an annual essay competition with works exploring Pharmac and the Five Eyes intelligence network.
Expert panel gives verdict on mayoral debate
16 September 2022
A lively debate hosted by the University and Newsroom put the Auckland mayoral candidates through their paces.
Indigenous leaders to speak on constitutional change
15 September 2022
Constitutional transformation will be at the forefront of a once-in-a-decade conference this November.
Councils must zone Airbnbs to avoid conflict between locals and tourists
13 September 2022
Opinion: Designating zones for Airbnb could help cities with the flexibility to supply tourist accommodation and avoid severe urban conflicts, writes William Cheung.
Mikhail Gorbachev: The leader who ended rather than started a war
5 September 2022
Opinion: Peacemaker Gorbachev seems the exception in Russia’s long history of leaders using force to achieve political and ideological goals, writes Robert Greenberg.
In pursuit of social justice
2 September 2022
A new annual award of $2500 will recognise an outstanding contribution by an individual or group of students to social justice in Aotearoa New Zealand or internationally.
Brave move to tax digital economy
31 August 2022
A revolutionary plan to address tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy could be jeopardised by US politics.
No such thing as 'nuclear responsible'
30 August 2022
Opinion: As the United Nations hosts the latest talks on the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Carolina Panico writes that the language of ‘nuclear politics’ needs a reality check.
Bullies or amateurs? The impact of a lack of HR in politics
29 August 2022
Opinion: The major parties are grappling with allegations of bullying and rogue behaviour. Jennifer Lees-Marshment writes that the political sphere lags far behind the corporate world on basic people management and training.