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Pacific Law, Custom and Constitutionalism Conference (PLCC): Part One: Samoan Traditional Leadership, Customary Land Tenure & Religious Rights

05-Feb-2018 8:47 AM
An innovative and exciting conference series is due to begin on the 13th and 14th February 2018 at the University of Auckland, at its Fale Pasifika complex

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Abdullah bin Zayed Honors Winners of the Al Hassan Bin Ali Award 2017 as Part of the Fourth Annual Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies

15-Dec-2017 10:08 AM
Bin Bayyah: - The ‘Egyptian Family House’ is a model of national cohesion and coexistence - The award epitomizes Islam’s peace heritage, but many Muslims disregard this truth Left to right: H.E Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, M

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Amnesty International Norway: Attention all radio stations

07-Dec-2017 8:18 AM
OSLO, Norway--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Statement from Amnesty International Norway:   "This is an urgent message from Amnesty International. We are asking radio stations all over the world to broadcast a one minute distress signal from E

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Aotearoa New Zealand Centre for Indigenous Peoples and the Law lecture and book launch

30-Nov-2017 1:06 PM
5 December 2017, Auckland Law School, University of Auckland.

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New scholarship to research dance and dementia

27-Nov-2017 7:39 AM
A high-profile expatriate New Zealander has established a prestigious new postgraduate scholarship through the University of Auckland Campaign For All Our Futures to investigate the positive effect of dance for people with dementia.

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Elam artists on display

21-Nov-2017 2:33 PM
Summer is almost here and with it comes a provocative and comprehensive display of contemporary art at the annual Elam Artists Graduate Show.

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Smiths Detection IONSCAN 600 First 'Approved' Explosives Trace Detector on New TSA Air Cargo Screening List

17-Nov-2017 9:20 AM
EDGEWOOD, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smiths Detection’s IONSCAN 600 is the first explosives trace detection system to be ‘Approved’ on the TSA Air Cargo Screening Technology List (ACSTL) under the latest program requirements to ensure security of

University of Auckland

Spin on Health wins Royal Society Award

03-Nov-2017 9:32 AM
Doctoral student Kate Riegle van West from the University of Auckland has won a prestigious award for a video that showcases her research into the health benefits of poi.

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Free happy texts at Late Night Art

05-Oct-2017 12:42 PM
During ArtWeek, look out for a small wooden pyramid, housing an artist and his mobile phone. Called Generation Text, the work by Matt Liggins from the University of Auckland, is an interactive technology-based performance that highlights the impact our increasing reliance on mobile devices is having on how we communicate.

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First heritage conservation degree conferred

27-Sep-2017 4:40 AM
Being raised in Hong Kong, the world’s fourth most densely populated area influenced the future career path of University of Auckland student Sum Yee Ling.

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Centenary, debate put focus on Architecture and Planning

01-Sep-2017 12:05 PM
With only a few weeks left before the General Election, the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland is hosting a series of events to coincide with its centenary, that highlight the influence of the disciplines on our daily lives.

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Combating multinational tax avoidance

25-Aug-2017 9:09 AM
A global tax expert and academic from the University of Auckland is heading to Brazil this week to give a presentation to the International Fiscal Association (IFA) addressing the common methods used by multinational companies to avoid paying tax.

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Sir Kenneth Keith to deliver inaugural Sir Owen Woodhouse Memorial Lecture

16-Aug-2017 12:35 PM
The Auckland Law School is proud to present the inaugural Sir Owen Woodhouse Memorial Lecture delivered by Sir Kenneth Keith, entitled Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety: Promoting safety through law, national and international, and by other means.

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What would Lola think?

08-Aug-2017 12:40 PM
Lola Tunbridge and her mother Henrietta were both passionate watercolour painters. So much so that when Lola died in 1999 she left a generous bequest to establish a scholarship to ‘foster interest in New Zealand watercolour’.

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Poi study points to health benefits for over 60s

24-Jul-2017 11:54 AM
A clinical trial conducted between the Centre for Brain Research and the Dance Studies Programme at the University of Auckland has established the benefits of poi on physical and cognitive function in healthy older adults.

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Innovative projects featured at Fast Forward

19-Jul-2017 12:14 PM
Award-winning architects, urban designers and planners will discuss their philosophies and innovative work at the upcoming Fast Forward Spring lecture series beginning next week at the University of Auckland.

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Architecture and Planning celebrates first 100 years

18-Jul-2017 11:12 AM
The School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland celebrates its centenary in September with a series of events including exhibitions, a symposium and the launch of a book detailing the school’s rich history.

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Elam artist wins Glaister Ennor Award

20-Jun-2017 1:40 PM
An obsession with tactile surfaces coupled with a desire to find fresh ways to meaningfully connect with place, formed part of the impetus behind a winning artwork by Elam School of Fine Arts graduate Jordan Davey-Emms.

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Essential book about sustainability and resilience launched

29-May-2017 8:26 AM
A book that offers new perspectives on urban sustainability and resilience has been launched at the University of Auckland.

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Arresting images win photography award

25-May-2017 8:09 AM
A diptych of ‘arresting’ images, taken in Austria by an architecture student from the University of Auckland has won the 2017 Simon Devitt Award for Photography.