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NZCity
Food quality over carb fight: expertsto see more focus on the overall quality of food. Nutrition and public health
Food quality over carb fight: experts
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to see more focus on the overall quality of food. Nutrition and public health researchers from the University of Otago and University of Auckland have taken their views to the prestigious British medical journal The Lancet. "Dietary guidelines... Read more
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PhysOrg
Police, authorities and Chinese community need to work together for a safer New ZealandSix in 10 Chinese living in New Zealand—and seven in 10 international students—
Police, authorities and Chinese community need to work together for a safer New Zealand
PhysOrg / Posted 17 hours ago
Six in 10 Chinese living in New Zealand—and seven in 10 international students—feel unsafe. Credit: University of Auckland Chinese studying, working and living in New Zealand need to make sure they report crimes to police, and police need to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New Auckland play, Thomus, uses language of Shakespearethe requirements - how big it can be - is a test." But Gibson has the right qu
New Auckland play, Thomus, uses language of Shakespeare
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
the requirements - how big it can be - is a test." But Gibson has the right qualifications. He's appeared in a couple of University of Auckland Summer Shakespeares, including understudying for Michael Hurst, and, as a teenager, travelled to the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Nutrition experts defend dietary guidelinesand public health researchers from the University of Otago’s Edgar Diabetes and
Nutrition experts defend dietary guidelines
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and public health researchers from the University of Otago’s Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research Centre (EDOR), the University of Auckland and the Healthier Lives National Science Challenge (HLNSC).“Dietary guidelines produced by expert... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
More evidence that MPI doesn’t prosecute fish dumpingor fish that have been thrown overboard when boats reach their quota limits. It
More evidence that MPI doesn’t prosecute fish dumping
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or fish that have been thrown overboard when boats reach their quota limits. It’s wastage that is totally unacceptable.”The University of Auckland has released a report into catch numbers since 1950 and determined that the number of fish caught and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dr Tukuitonga honoured for contribution to Pacific healthof Pacific Island Affairs; Associate Professor of Public Health and Head of Pac
Dr Tukuitonga honoured for contribution to Pacific health
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of Pacific Island Affairs; Associate Professor of Public Health and Head of Pacific and International Health at the University of Auckland; Director of Public Health with New Zealand’s Ministry of Health; and Head of Surveillance and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Phoning home helps threatened languages live onof Pennsylvania, and has previously taught at Cornell University, University of
Phoning home helps threatened languages live on
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of Pennsylvania, and has previously taught at Cornell University, University of Hawai’i, University of Edinburgh and University of Auckland, where she remains an Honorary Fellow. She is also a Visiting Professor at the Australian National... Read more
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NZCity
LCT eye's 'medical tourism'model if its clinical trial under way in Auckland succeeds next year. A clinic
LCT eye's 'medical tourism'
NZCity / Posted yesterday
model if its clinical trial under way in Auckland succeeds next year. A clinical trial of 18 patients is underway at the University of Auckland and Mercy Hospital on its regenerative cell therapy NTCELL, which would be the world's first... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Study Reveals Value of Teachers in NZ Educationnominations alongside respected education expert Colin Rangi, who has worked a
New Study Reveals Value of Teachers in NZ Education
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nominations alongside respected education expert Colin Rangi, who has worked a Ministry of Education Commissioner and University of Auckland Faculty of Education researcher and former secondary school teacher Dr Jenny Robertson.Pejman Okhovat,... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Living Cell Technologies considers 'medical tourism' if Parkinson's therapy trial succeedsclinical trial under way in Auckland succeeds next year. The phase 11b clinica
Living Cell Technologies considers 'medical tourism' if Parkinson's therapy trial succeeds
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
clinical trial under way in Auckland succeeds next year. The phase 11b clinical trial of 18 patients is under way at the University of Auckland and Mercy Hospital on its regenerative cell therapy NTCELL, which would be the world's first... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
David Small: Stockpiling pupils' data jars with right to privacyThe Owen G Glenn building at the University of Auckland Business School. Photo
David Small: Stockpiling pupils' data jars with right to privacy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The Owen G Glenn building at the University of Auckland Business School. Photo / Dean Purcell I received a phone call this week from a colleague at another university asking me to pass on information about somebody who had previously studied with... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 25 August 2016and families to thrive", when nearly 52 percent of homeless people are actually
Questions & Answers - 25 August 2016
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and families to thrive", when nearly 52 percent of homeless people are actually working or studying according to a recent University of Auckland study?Hon ANNE TOLLEY: Yes. This Government does believe that the best way out of poverty for people... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Danger for deaf drives campaignalarms - similar to what many deaf people have in their homes - mandatory in pu
Danger for deaf drives campaign
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
alarms - similar to what many deaf people have in their homes - mandatory in public buildings. The idea was sparked when University of Auckland student and Deaf Action member Dean Buckley was left behind during a fire drill on campus on August 1.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Kia Puawai Rangatira Ngāti WhātuaMarae with the workshops and dinner on Friday at Auckland University of Technol
Kia Puawai Rangatira Ngāti Whātua
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Marae with the workshops and dinner on Friday at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). It concludes with the AUT and University of Auckland open days this Saturday from 9am. The event is supported by Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua, Whai Māia... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New medical campus for Bay of Plentyof Plenty District Health Board Clinical School head Professor Peter Gilling sa
New medical campus for Bay of Plenty
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
of Plenty District Health Board Clinical School head Professor Peter Gilling said it became an academic site for the University of Auckland medical students in 2010 but due to growth he expected Tauranga Hospital and Whakatane Hospital to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New Medical Campus for Bayof Plenty District Health Board Clinical School head Professor Peter Gilling sa
New Medical Campus for Bay
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
of Plenty District Health Board Clinical School head Professor Peter Gilling said it became an academic site for the University of Auckland medical students in 2010 but due to growth he expected Tauranga Hospital and Whakatane Hospital to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
College Sport: Georgia has her mind on scholarshipis hoping to gain a lacrosse scholarship to the US. Failing that, she has appli
College Sport: Georgia has her mind on scholarship
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
is hoping to gain a lacrosse scholarship to the US. Failing that, she has applied for a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Auckland. Either way, she is fully committed to her sport, and her training consists of a mix of gymwork,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tackling the Bay's growing child obesity problema 50 per cent chance of growing into obese adults. About two-thirds of Kiwi adu
Tackling the Bay's growing child obesity problem
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
a 50 per cent chance of growing into obese adults. About two-thirds of Kiwi adults are overweight or obese. A study from University of Auckland researchers in 2012 showed overweight and obesity in New Zealand costs the country up to $849 million... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Muslim Scholar Imam Afroz Ali is on a tourspeaking at various interfaith and diversity events over the years, and hosted
Muslim Scholar Imam Afroz Ali is on a tour
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speaking at various interfaith and diversity events over the years, and hosted at various institutions including the University of Auckland, Victoria University, and the NZ Diversity Forum. He was the only international guest at the recent... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
NBA star Steven Adams helps out with basketball court for Ronald McDonald Houseprovides housing support for families with seriously ill children. Toy, 23, is
NBA star Steven Adams helps out with basketball court for Ronald McDonald House
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
provides housing support for families with seriously ill children. Toy, 23, is in her final year of medical school at the University of Auckland, and was a finalist in the Miss World New Zealand pageant after being crowned Miss Waikato. She said... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New funding for research into heart diseasealso improving the way we manage chest pain in GP clinics.”Funding has also bee
New funding for research into heart disease
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also improving the way we manage chest pain in GP clinics.”Funding has also been awarded to Dr Katrina Poppe, from the University of Auckland, who will use a hand-carried echocardiography tool to assess the prevalence of structural heart... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Auckland hotel donates $450K to support child healthan improvements allowance) to support healthcare research.The Liggins Institute
Auckland hotel donates $450K to support child health
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an improvements allowance) to support healthcare research.The Liggins Institute, a world-leading research institute at the University of Auckland, works to improve life-long health through excellent research into the long-term consequences of early... Read more
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Colorado Daily
CU Boulder law professor Andrew Schwartz awarded Fulbright grant to study securities crowdfundingA University of Colorado law professor was awarded a Fulbright grant to study s
CU Boulder law professor Andrew Schwartz awarded Fulbright grant to study securities crowdfunding
Colorado Daily / Posted 4 days ago
A University of Colorado law professor was awarded a Fulbright grant to study securities crowdfunding at the University of Auckland. Andrew Schwartz, an associate CU law professor, received a grant to spend the first half of 2017 in New Zealand as... Read more
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International Business Times
New Zealand faces possible post-Brexit 'British invasion' amid surge in migration enquiriestheir skills are in demand and if they fulfil immigration criteria. British ex
New Zealand faces possible post-Brexit 'British invasion' amid surge in migration enquiries
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
their skills are in demand and if they fulfil immigration criteria. British expat John Morgan, who is a professor at the University of Auckland, told the Guardian: "New Zealand is really appealing for Brits because it's a similar size and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
CPAG Welfare Summit 2016: Investing in our ChildrenPoverty Action Group (CPAG) will hold its Social Security SummitInvesting in Ch
CPAG Welfare Summit 2016: Investing in our Children
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Poverty Action Group (CPAG) will hold its Social Security SummitInvesting in Children on Friday, September 2 at the University of Auckland. Building on the inaugural event last year, the Summit will focus on the Government’s proclaimed... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Young Auckland musicians win Excellence Awardsand violinists Shauno Isomura and Maia-Dean Martin.Seventeen-year old Delvan is
Young Auckland musicians win Excellence Awards
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
and violinists Shauno Isomura and Maia-Dean Martin.Seventeen-year old Delvan is currently studying Performance Piano at the University of Auckland and has been accepted into the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music's Young Artist Summer Programme... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
University of Auckland: Time to confront Auckland's biggest issues - University of Aucklandinnovation and sustainability will be put under the spotlight in The Ballot Box
University of Auckland: Time to confront Auckland's biggest issues - University of Auckland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
innovation and sustainability will be put under the spotlight in The Ballot Box series of debates organised by the University of Auckland Business School starting later this month. Professor Greg Whittred, Dean of the Business School, says... Read more
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NZCity
Expert questions Hastings water responsea boil notice after discovering the bug last week. But Bridgette Sullivan-Tayl
Expert questions Hastings water response
NZCity / Posted 6 days ago
a boil notice after discovering the bug last week. But Bridgette Sullivan-Taylor, an emergency response specialist and University of Auckland lecturer, says better planning was needed to properly handle the crisis. "The number one priority... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
When you can't remember your date's facecentre are not the only reason you might be no good at recognising people. You
When you can't remember your date's face
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
centre are not the only reason you might be no good at recognising people. You might just have a crappy memory. As University of Auckland psychology professor Will Hayward, who is an expert in the field of face recognition, puts it: "Things... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Why climate change could have major impact on Olympicsyour kids outside to play soccer or going out for a jog. It is a substantially
Why climate change could have major impact on Olympics
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
your kids outside to play soccer or going out for a jog. It is a substantially changing world.” Alistair Woodward of the University of Auckland, who co-authored the commentary, echoed Smith’s sentiments in a press release following the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dynamic duo for APO collageenterprising Bach Collage concert which pairs Bach with the contemporary Estoni
Dynamic duo for APO collage
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
enterprising Bach Collage concert which pairs Bach with the contemporary Estonian composer, Arvo Part. Working with the University of Auckland Chamber Choir is one of many drawcards for Layton. "After all, they've been trained by Karen Grylls,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland Law Revue takes on Jordan Maugerother, and the annual trip sees the lads go off to Hamilton. The law revue, wh
Auckland Law Revue takes on Jordan Mauger
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
other, and the annual trip sees the lads go off to Hamilton. The law revue, which is written, directed and performed by University of Auckland students, has had great success over the past few years with its parodies. In 2013, a feminist take... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
University welcomes investment in specialist teachersFriday, 19 August 2016, 2:58 pmPress Release: University of Auckland Today’s an
University welcomes investment in specialist teachers
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Friday, 19 August 2016, 2:58 pmPress Release: University of Auckland Today’s announcement of a $9 million package to address the shortage of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Government’s child obesity plan flawedFriday, 19 August 2016, 2:04 pmPress Release: University of AucklandUniversity
Government’s child obesity plan flawed
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Friday, 19 August 2016, 2:04 pmPress Release: University of AucklandUniversity of Auckland - Media Release - 16 August 2016Embargoed to 5am Friday 19 August (NZ Medical... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 18 August 2016that the ministry is also working alongside other Māori, in particular Whakawhe
Questions & Answers - 18 August 2016
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that the ministry is also working alongside other Māori, in particular Whakawhetū, a Māori organisation connected to the University of Auckland that will provide advice.Marama Davidson: Menā ka haumarutia ngā pēpi piripoho, ka taurangihia e Te... Read more
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NZCity
Maori parents not getting cot death adviceDeath in Infancy than non-Maori babies, but less than half of Maori families ar
Maori parents not getting cot death advice
NZCity / Posted 8 days ago
Death in Infancy than non-Maori babies, but less than half of Maori families are being given the safe sleep advice, University of Auckland researchers found. "Research with Maori and Pakeha GPs shows some Pakeha GPs find it harder to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The Economy Hub: Do interest rates matter?for major focus shift to fiscal policy - or government spending - says Prasanna
The Economy Hub: Do interest rates matter?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
for major focus shift to fiscal policy - or government spending - says Prasanna Gai, Professor of Macroeconomics at the University of Auckland. "It is time for a paradigm shift in fiscal policy and productivity," he told The Economy Hub video... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Artist with ‘intriguing practice’ awarded ScholarshipThursday, 18 August 2016, 3:09 pmPress Release: University of Auckland Artist w
Artist with ‘intriguing practice’ awarded Scholarship
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Thursday, 18 August 2016, 3:09 pmPress Release: University of Auckland Artist with ‘intriguing practice’ awarded Iris Fisher ScholarshipElam School of Fine Arts student Hannah Valentine has been... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Leading law professor blazes the trailJournalism and Marketing, Massey University• Associate Professor Martin EastFac
Leading law professor blazes the trail
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Journalism and Marketing, Massey University• Associate Professor Martin EastFaculty of Education and Social Work, The University of Auckland• Dr Megan GibbonsHead of School, Institute of Sport and Adventure, Otago Polytechnic• Associate... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
University of Auckland academics win top teaching accoladesThursday, 18 August 2016, 10:12 amPress Release: University of AucklandDedicati
University of Auckland academics win top teaching accolades
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Thursday, 18 August 2016, 10:12 amPress Release: University of AucklandDedication to student-centred and innovative teaching... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Students tackle physical exercise for diabetes preventionapplication into their learning plan this year, in a collaborative research pro
Students tackle physical exercise for diabetes prevention
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
application into their learning plan this year, in a collaborative research project with the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland, and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare.Nicole Stevens, project lead and teacher at Manurewa High School,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
High-tech tool could boost bid to make New Zealand predator-freethat was tracked as part of a study on an island off the coast of Mexico. Photo
High-tech tool could boost bid to make New Zealand predator-free
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
that was tracked as part of a study on an island off the coast of Mexico. Photo / GECI Cutting-edge software trialled by University of Auckland researchers could help achieve New Zealand's bold goal of becoming predator-free by 2050. Joint... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A rugby odyssey at just 21-years-oldand avid reader who is studying towards a Bachelor of Arts degree, double major
A rugby odyssey at just 21-years-old
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
and avid reader who is studying towards a Bachelor of Arts degree, double majoring in history and Pacific studies, at the University of Auckland. "(My move) was around doing what was right for me and looking to rediscover why I started playing... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tim Hazledine: Urban limit helps make region a liveable placethe property price boom and housing affordability. Photo / Brett Phibbs • Tim
Tim Hazledine: Urban limit helps make region a liveable place
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
the property price boom and housing affordability. Photo / Brett Phibbs • Tim Hazledine is a professor of economics at the University of Auckland business school Sometimes, a really effective policy simply doesn't get the appreciation it deserves.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Foreign drivers worry judgeforeign drivers. The greatest proportion is in Westland, where 38 per cent of
Foreign drivers worry judge
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
foreign drivers. The greatest proportion is in Westland, where 38 per cent of crashes involved an overseas driver. University of Auckland Professor of biostatistics, Thomas Lumley, said this could partly be explained by the low population... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Study: Climate change may put most cities off-limits for summer Olympicsof rising sea levels.” Smith was joined by UC Berkeley public health professor
Study: Climate change may put most cities off-limits for summer Olympics
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
of rising sea levels.” Smith was joined by UC Berkeley public health professor John Balmes, Alistair Woodward of the University of Auckland and Cindy Chang, the physician in charge of UC Berkeley’s athletic teams and the chief medical officer... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Window to the past for Vanuatu PMpast for Vanuatu PMVisiting Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai discovered a
Window to the past for Vanuatu PM
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past for Vanuatu PMVisiting Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai discovered a unique piece of his country’s history at the University of Auckland last week.Mr Salwai and his delegation visited the Western Pacific Archives, held in the University... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Otara students redesigning their school fitness routineDirector at Rongomai School, Nicolas Pattison, is collaborating with scientists
Otara students redesigning their school fitness routine
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Director at Rongomai School, Nicolas Pattison, is collaborating with scientists from the Liggins Institute, at the University of Auckland, and with engineers from Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, to introduce sensors into his class under a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Prison programme leading the wayArts Centre, the provision of art in the community and, most recently, the Shak
Prison programme leading the way
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Arts Centre, the provision of art in the community and, most recently, the Shakespeare Behind Bars initiative with the University of Auckland," the citation said. Whangarei-based Awhi Tautoko was also highly commended in the Community Award... Read more
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NZCity
Explicit material sent to Auckland kidsand those from lower socio-economic backgrounds are more likely to attract the
Explicit material sent to Auckland kids
NZCity / Posted 12 days ago
and those from lower socio-economic backgrounds are more likely to attract the material, researchers have revealed. The University of Auckland says strategies are needed to keep children and young people sexually safe. Eight per cent of... Read more
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