- New Business Dean seeks to transform lives and change the face of business
16 Dec 2010
AUT University has appointed Dr Geoff Perry as the Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law. Dr Perry says he will continue to build the Faculty’s New Zealand and international reputation for quality, connectedness, relevance and impact in education and research.
- Pâtisserie showcase impresses
15 Dec 2010
December is the season for eating and drinking and the AUT patisserie students put on a spectacular showcase of their talents again this year.
- AUT University 2010 Summer Graduation Dec 15-17
14 Dec 2010
This week, AUT University celebrates its Summer Graduation being held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday December 15, 16 and 17, at the Aotea Centre, in Auckland Central.
- Minister impressed with Maori Social Science agenda
8 Dec 2010
A speech from Maori Party Co-Leader, the Hon Tariana Turia, to open the Maori Association of Social Science (MASS) conference, suggested there was a fascinating array of topics close to the hearts of Maori social scientists.
- KAREN connects Australia and New Zealand over 5500 km
26 Nov 2010
AUT University's Institute for Radio Astronomy and Space Research (IRASR) and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research at Curtin University in Perth completed a successful, high-speed data transfer trial this week.
- AUT helps Fonterra find young masterchefs
22 Nov 2010
An AUT student was recently awarded the Fonterra Proud to be a Chef title at a cook off held at AUT's Piko Restaurant.
- The internet: more use, more mobile, less secret
17 Nov 2010
The World Internet Project has mapped trends in New Zealand's internet use and shows we're using it more than ever but for different reasons.
- Mysterious Victoria Cross decision unearthed
28 Oct 2010
Professor Paul Moon's latest book, Victoria Cross at Takrouna: The Haane Manahi Story, discusses why in 1943 Manahi was recommended for a Victoria Cross for his extraordinary bravery in the Second World War but was never awarded it.
- AUT’s global Oxfam campaign
28 Oct 2010
AUT's event production students jumped on board with Oxfam's climate change campaign with results that went global.
- Forum to meet on the future of communication networks
27 Oct 2010
From Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, engineers and researchers will meet to discuss telecommunications issues at the 16th Asia Pacific Conference on Communications (APCC 2010) and the Australasia Telecommunication Network Application Conference (ATNAC 2010) convened by AUT University’s School of Engineering, electrical engineering department.
- NZ missing out on billions of potential tourist dollars
12 Oct 2010
NZ lags behind its major competitors in the world in terms of Access Tourism. The inaugural Access Tourism conference hosted by AUT's NZTRI, with the Hon Tariana Turia in attendance, tackled the issue recently.
- AUT research gets funding go-ahead
8 Oct 2010
AUT Entreprises is funding the future by awarding four $10,000 grants to AUT staff research projects.
- Doing business the Maori way
8 Oct 2010
Research into the indigenous view of business is winning plaudits from all over the world and has resulted in a Fulbright Scholarship for one AUT academic.
- AUT academic awarded Oxford Fellowship
14 Sep 2010
Head of the School of Education and Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching at AUT University, Jay Reid, has just been awarded an Oxford Fellowship.
- Hear the AUT / RNZ mayoral debate
13 Sep 2010
A lively debate between mayoral candidates for Auckland's super city took place this morning between John Banks, Len Brown and Andrew Williams at AUT. Listen here.
- AUT fashion grads continue winning streak
8 Sep 2010
AUT fashion graduate Sandra Tupu has pulled off a first, winning both the Supreme Award and the Runner Up prize at the Westfield Style Pasifika fashion show.
- AUT scoops gold
3 Sep 2010
AUT staff, students and alumni all took part in the 2010 New Zealand Culinary Fare with some notable results.
- Taking multicultural New Zealand into the newsroom
27 Aug 2010
AUT University’s new Graduate Diploma in Pacific Journalism, which aims to address the shortage of Pasifika journalists in New Zealand, is gearing up for its first batch of students in 2011.
- Foodies love AUT food
27 Aug 2010
Restaurateurs, food critics and food writers were treated to an exquisite menu and service from AUT University hospitality students and staff at the recent Cuisine NZ Restaurant of the Year 2010 awards.
- Professor slams 'super-city' structure
23 Aug 2010
Professor Ian Shirley of AUT University's Institute of Public Policy slammed Auckland's new governance structure at a Wellington policy makers conference.
- Pear Culinaire
20 Aug 2010
AUT Culinary Arts student, Gabriella Amebury's, winning pear dish will feature in a food industry luncheon hosted by the university and USA Pears.
- From The Ritz to rags
19 Aug 2010
Former head chef at The Ritz in London, Michael Quinn, tells his story about being an alcoholic and the work he's doing now to educate people about the dangers of drinking on the job.
- AUT artists part of Microsites
18 Aug 2010
AUT artists part of public works exhibition
- Performance Design takes centre stage at AUT
13 Aug 2010
Performance design will be centre stage at AUT University from August 13-28, when practitioners from across the country gather to generate and discuss New Zealand’s contribution to the 2011 Prague Quadrennial...
- Smelly socks tell story of cultural identity
12 Aug 2010
Has the smell of sunscreen ever convinced you that there is sand between your toes? If so, you have experienced synthetic synaesthesia, when one sensory experience triggers another “phantom” sensory experience.
- Still in first Gair
6 Aug 2010
At 83-years-old the Hon George Gair is AUT's oldest graduate this year. The former MP, mayor, high commissioner to London and journalist has graduated with a Master of Philosophy in public policy.
- Sir Don McKinnon honoured for international conflict work
3 Aug 2010
AUT conferred the university’s highest honour, a Doctor of the Auckland University of Technology, on the Rt. Hon. Sir Donald Charles McKinnon ONZ GCVO for his significant contribution to restorative justice and conflict resolution in national and international forums.
- Why we sound like Americans when we sing
30 Jul 2010
AUT's, Andy Gibson, says an American-influenced accent is the default when singing pop.
- PMC director calls for greater global outreach by NZ j-schools
27 Jul 2010
New Zealand journalism schools need to be far more internationally minded and think outside the parochial square, says Pacific Media Centre director David Robie.
- How to stay safe from scams
20 Jul 2010
How safe are you from scams? Leading Australian Criminologist, Dr Russell Smith, talks about the increase in online fraud and identity theft and how to avoid it.
- A lifetime of working recognised
16 Jun 2010
AUT University’s own Professor John Moorfield was recognised for his work in Maori language education in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
- New National High Performance Training Centre announced at AUT Millennium Campus
14 Jun 2010
An exciting new National Training Centre for high performance sport which is at the core of the Government’s sports strategy was announced today by Prime Minister John Key and Minister for Sport and Recreation, Murray McCully.
- New Zealand's number 1 child advocate
8 Jun 2010
Institute of Public Policy member, Dr Ian Hassall, was recently acknowledged and awarded by the UN for his child advocacy work.
- I'm still learning: Ray McVinnie on MasterChef
27 May 2010
AUT University's Ray McVinnie gives the ins and outs on judging Masterchef, his version of sharing and explains why he thinks cooking might be our national trait.
- From pastimes to profits
24 May 2010
She may be small in size but she certainly packs a punch for women's rights and equality.
- Election promises. Can they be delivered?
24 May 2010
In the race for Auckland's new super-mayoralty, Len Brown recently addressed AUT University's MBA Consulting Club breakfast with a serving of promises, a dollop of campaign panache and lashings of passion.
- Editors, journalists face challenge of ‘price of freedom’ in latest PJR
21 May 2010
Editors, journalists and media researchers face the challenge of the “price of freedom” and the cost of reporting global conflict in the latest edition of Pacific Journalism Review.
- NZ radio astronomy goes global over KAREN
18 May 2010
New Zealand’s participation in leading-edge science on the origins of the
Universe leaps light-years ahead with KAREN.
- Pacific Island flair infused in book
17 May 2010
AUT University's School of Hospitality and Tourism hosted the launch of NZTRI member, Robert Oliver's, book Me'a Kai: The Food and Flavours of the South Pacific
- Futuristic worlds, disillusioned housewives and racoon eyed grandmothers catch judges’ attention
13 May 2010
A futuristic world where people choose their appearance, a disillusioned Ponsonby housewife, and an ode to a grandmother were what caught the judges’ attention in the first AUT Creative Writing Competition.
- Opening of Manukau Campus
11 May 2010
Bachelor of Communication Studies John Pulu's report for Tagata Pasifika on the opening of AUT's Manukau campus.
- AUT expert discusses Pacific press freedom on TVNZ 7
30 Apr 2010
Associate Professor David Robie, Director of AUT’s Pacific Media Centre, appeared as part of a panel on TVNZ 7's Media7 programme (15 April) to discuss Pacific press freedom and Fiji’s draft media decree.
- 3D type wins over audience
30 Mar 2010
Visitors to the HP Future Designers exhibition at Urbis Designday voted graphic designer Anzac Tasker as their favourite designer.
- Auckland economy yet to bounce back
19 Mar 2010
The IPP/BERL latest Auckland economic forecast suggests that it will be some time before Auckland's economy fully recovers.
- New designers look to the future at Urbis Designday
19 Mar 2010
AUT University postgraduate students will give Auckland a taste of what’s to come at Urbis Designday’s inaugural Future Designers exhibition.
- Giant squid gets radical plastic surgery
17 Mar 2010
AUT University is set to display the world's first plastinated squid
- Internet now integral to New Zealanders’ daily life
16 Mar 2010
Most New Zealanders are now the typical user of the internet. Latest World Internet Project figures show that broadband usage has jumped to over 80 per cent of users, taking Internet presence over a threshold which makes it an established part of most New Zealanders' lives.
- Menswear success at iD Dunedin fashion awards
16 Mar 2010
AUT fashion graduates Sandra Tupu (pictured) and Glenn Yungnickel took away awards with their menswear collections at this week’s iD Dunedin Emerging Designer Awards.
- AUT proud to support the Auckland Triennial
16 Mar 2010
The internationally significant Auckland Triennial has opened, with AUT University continuing its support for the event as Triennial Partner.
- First Manukau graduate companies from the Business Innovation Centre
10 Mar 2010
The first Manukau graduates from AUT University's Business Innovation Centre celebrated their successes with the Prime Minister and other invited guests.
- Stories of outstanding Solomon Islands women
8 Mar 2010
A new book published by AUT's Pacific Media Centre celebrates leadership and achievement amongst Solomon Islands women.
- AUT graduate named Best Emerging Filmmaker
4 Mar 2010
AUT Unversity graduate Anna McKessar was named Best Emerging New Zealand Filmmaker at the Documentary Edge awards in Auckland this week.
- AUT launches new primary specialty
2 Mar 2010
With the the Hon Dr Wayne Mapp, MP for the North Shore and Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, in attendance, AUT's School of Education launched a new primary specialty for its Bachelor of Education
- Birth certificates of a nation
1 Mar 2010
AUT's Professor Paul Moon releases his latest book, New Zealand Birth Certificates, looking at 50 of the most important founding documents of New Zealand.
- Money not the key to Kiwi happiness, but it’s a start
22 Feb 2010
Money may not buy happiness but material conditions are a significant factor in determining quality of life, according to a visiting academic.
- Gambling think tank debating technology’s role in addiction
22 Feb 2010
Rapid advances in technology are having a significant impact on gambling but international experts are in Auckland today (Feb. 22) debating whether the net impact will be positive or negative for gambling addiction.
- Scientists look at role New Zealand will play in international space project
17 Feb 2010
Astronomers from New Zealand and abroad are meeting at AUT University this week to hear about the contribution New Zealand can make to the upcoming international space exploration project, the Square Kilometre Array.
- Pacific Media Centre wins grant for PMW freedom of expression project
27 Jan 2010
The Pacific Media Watch freedom of expression monitoring project at AUT University has been awarded a $15,000 development grant to expand its regional database and journalism resource.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2010 11:46am