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Hēmi Kelly, Hana Mereraiha and Lorde in the studio

Translating Lorde, codename Henry

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
17 Sep, 2021
Hēmi Kelly is excited about the positive impact that popstar Lorde’s te reo Māori version of Solar Power will have on revitalisation of the language.
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The mahi behind Māori graduates

Health sciences
05 Aug, 2021
In the midst of a global pandemic, unprecedented health sector reform and cultural change, Māori health students are still graduating.
Atakohu Middleton

How to decolonise a mind

Communication studies
02 Jun, 2021
What do we mean when we talk about decolonising one’s mind? Dr Atakohu Middleton explains what it means and gives her top tips.
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Homeschooling with limited English

Social sciences and public policy
19 May, 2021
Parents scrambled to homeschool their children during the Covid-19 lockdowns, but those who speak English as a second language found it particularly tough.
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Busting the myths around stroke

Health sciences
11 May, 2021
A Pacific language video series by AUT is highlighting key facts around stroke, in an attempt to bust the myths around this neurological disease.
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Pacific language videos: Rotuman

Health sciences
10 May, 2021
AUT has launched the first of nine episodes in this year’s Pacific Language Week series.
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New Access Entrepreneurship Programme

Business
06 May, 2021
13 entrepreneurs will be leading 11 projects to advance accessibility in a new programme launched by the Global Centre of Possibility @ AUT.
Dr Heather Came

New authority could transform Māori health

Health sciences
22 Apr, 2021
Dr Heather Came and Adjunct Professor Dominic O’Sullivan weigh-in on the establishment of a new Maori health authority in The Conversation.
Associate Professor Gwyn Lewis

Ethnic inequity in chronic pain services

Health sciences
19 Apr, 2021
A new study shows that Māori, Asian and Pacific peoples experienced poorer patient outcomes compared to Europeans.
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Te Ara ō Hine – Tapu Ora

Health sciences
30 Mar, 2021
Under a new government initiative, AUT will work to increase the number of midwives in our Māori and Pacific communities.
Period poverty must end

Period poverty must end

Business
10 Mar, 2021
It’s time to rethink menstrual education in schools and put access to period products for all Australians on the agenda, writes Patrick Van Esch.
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Celebrating AUTs women academics

08 Mar, 2021
Today is International Women’s Day. Read a sample of the research from AUT’s women academics who are working to improve the lives of women in our society.
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Covid-19 stimulus a lost opportunity

Social sciences and public policy
25 Feb, 2021
Did the NZ government embrace the call to "build back better" by directing COVID-19 stimulus towards a low-emission economy?
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Analysis of Kiwis’ physical activity

Sport and recreation
10 Feb, 2021
A series of global report cards on physical activity shows New Zealanders increased their level of physical activity by six percent between 2015 and 2019.
The legal rights of Kiwis coming home

The legal rights of Kiwis coming home

Law
29 Jan, 2021
The right to return to your home country is not absolute, writes AUT Law School's Professor Kris Gledhill.
It's just not cricket

Brands back away from Australia Day

Business
29 Jan, 2021
For increasing numbers of Aussie brands, waving the flag around Australia Day is losing its appeal. Marketing expert Patrick Van Esch explains.
Rosa Kalauni smiling in front of a classroom whiteboard.

Hope for the Niuean language in Aotearoa

23 Oct, 2020
Learning the Niuean language and the culture embedded within it can bring identity and self-esteem, AUT alumna Rosa Kalauni says.
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Celebrating Pink Shirt Day - 16 October

09 Oct, 2020
Pink Shirt Day is about working together to stop bullying by celebrating diversity and promoting positive social relationships.
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Pacific language videos Fiji

Health sciences
05 Oct, 2020
It’s Fiji Language Week in Aotearoa, and to celebrate, AUT has launched the Fiji episode in its Pacific language video series.
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Eating healthy is hard on a Covid budget

24 Sep, 2020
More of us are now facing food insecurity - with children, Pacific peoples and Māori the most impacted, writes Emeritus Professor Elaine Rush.
Assoc Prof Khylee Quince

My annual anxiety as an monolingual dinosaur

24 Sep, 2020
September brings excitement and anxiety about te reo, writes Law expert Khylee Quince.
Jarrod Haar

Good leadership and te reo Maori

Business
17 Sep, 2020
A “servant” style of leadership can enhance the way employees understand and use te reo Māori, according to new research by Professor Jarrod Haar.
Heather Came

The public sector ethnic pay gap

Health sciences
17 Sep, 2020
A new study reveals significant ethnic pay disparities within the top tiers of New Zealand’s core public sector and district health boards.
Maori language week

Making te reo Māori cool

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
16 Sep, 2020
Making te reo Māori cool: what language revitalisation could learn from the Korean Wave
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Kia parekareka te reo Maori

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
16 Sep, 2020
Kia pārekareka te reo Māori: ko ngā akoranga o te Ngaru Kōrea mō te whakarauoratanga o te reo
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New app to learn te reo Maori

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
14 Sep, 2020
A free AUT app that teaches how to use te reo Māori in real life situations is now available for download.
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He taupanga hou e akona ai te reo Maori

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
14 Sep, 2020
E wātea ana tētahi taupānga utukore e whakaako ana me pēhea te whakamahi i te reo Māori i ētahi horopaki tūturu ki ō tātou ao, hei mea tiki ake mā te marea
Y25 Hui

Supporting our future leaders

10 Sep, 2020
Y25 supports young women who are raising their voices, challenging the status quo and fighting for a fairer Aotearoa.
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Te Wiki o te Reo Maori 2020

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
10 Sep, 2020
It's Māori Language Week, from September 14. Here's how to get involved at AUT.
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More cyber attacks likely

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
01 Sep, 2020
New Zealand businesses warned to be ready for cyber attacks as attacks on the NZX continue. Professor Dave Parry explains what’s been happening.
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Law expert appointed to NZ Parole Board

Law
25 Aug, 2020
AUT Associate Professor of Law Khylee Quince has been appointed to the New Zealand Parole Board (NZPB).
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COVID shows inequities among school kids

Law
24 Aug, 2020
Kids should be kids – but a growing number of children in our country that are not afforded that privilege, writes Khylee Quince.
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Lost your job due to COVID - AI can help

Business
13 Aug, 2020
Artificial Intelligence could be a boon for job seekers who need an edge in today’s tight labour market, writes Marketing expert Patrick van Esch.
A head and shoulders picture of Guled Mire looking into the distance.

Former refugee now Ivy League student

Social sciences and public policy
05 Aug, 2020
AUT alumnus Guled Mire says his new Fulbright NZ scholarship to study at an Ivy League university sends a strong message to other refugee kids.
Khylee Quince

Why hairstyle is a human right

Law
05 Aug, 2020
AUT law expert Khylee Quince waxes lyrical and legal about freedom, culture and identity, from peroxide punk to the rat’s tail.
Cartoon depiction of a health professional checking a child's ear.

Pacific language videos: Cook Islands

Health sciences
03 Aug, 2020
The Cook Islands episode in AUT’s Pacific language video series – ‘Adapting to a changing world, shaping resilient futures’ – is out now.
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AUT and Ocean Beach: Bluff aquaculture

Science
27 Jul, 2020
The owners of the former Ocean Beach freezing works have partnered with AUT to turn its Southland site into a centre of excellence for aquaculture.
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Assisted dying referendum

Health sciences
21 Jul, 2020
NZ’s law lacks necessary detail to make a fully informed decision, says Dr Rhona Winnington.
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How will court deal with ChCh killer?

Law
20 Jul, 2020
Tensions are high as the sentencing of the ChCh gunman approaches. His decision to defend himself fuels the case, says Law Professor Kris Gledhill.
Small budgets-new ideas

small budgets, big ideas

Communication studies
09 Jul, 2020
Dan Fastnedge, Lecturer in Advertising Creativity, explores what Netsafe’s new online porn public service advertisement tells us about Kiwi ad creativity.
NZW outcome Eroni Clarke Appointment

AUT study prompts new rugby role

Sport and recreation
08 Jul, 2020
Former All Black Eroni Clarke is NZ Rugby's first Pasifika Engagement Manager on referral of AUT’s Sport Performance Research Institute NZ (SPRINZ).
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Will “life” be “whole life” for gunman?

Law
07 Jul, 2020
The judge will consider a number of factors when sentencing the man who killed 51 in the ChCh mosque attacks, writes Law Professor Kris Gledhill.
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Terms of Reference for Review Announced

02 Jul, 2020
Read more about the review and how to participate
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AUT Council appoints external reviewer

25 Jun, 2020
Auckland QC Kate Davenport to lead harassment and bullying review
International education

International students – an opportunity

Business and economics
23 Jun, 2020
NZ’s reputation as clean, green and relatively safe from COVID will make it even more desirable as a study destination for overseas students.
Jonnathan Baker

What’s the purpose of business, anyway

Business and economics
15 Jun, 2020
By sacking staff and closing stores, big businesses like The Warehouse could hurt their long-term interests, writes the Business School’s Jonathan Baker.
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AUT research guides Blue Economy project

Science
12 Jun, 2020
AUT has commenced work on five studies which will guide international research on using the ocean for aquaculture and energy production.
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Black lives matter and NZ police reform

Law
11 Jun, 2020
As the Black Lives Matter protests spread from the US to NZ, the wero is about facing institutional racism at home, say Katey Thom and Khylee Quince.
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MBA students undertake virtual exchange

Business and economics
09 Jun, 2020
In an AUT first, two of our MBA students embarked on a virtual international exchange programme.
Prof Kate Kearins

Good leadership in uncertain times

Business and economics
03 Jun, 2020
Uncertain times require agility and the courage to pivot fast and make bold decisions quickly with imperfect information, writes Kate Kearins.
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AUT confirms investigation took place

Health sciences
02 Jun, 2020
AUT confirms harassment complaint was formally investigated
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Four-day work week could boost economy

Business and economics
29 May, 2020
COVID-19 reignites debate about the merits of a four-day work week. Professor Jarrod Haar’s new research suggests it’s time for change.
Samoan woman holding the hand of a child.

Pacific language videos: Samoa

25 May, 2020
The second episode in the AUT Pacific language video series – ‘Adapting to a changing world, shaping resilient futures’ – has been released.
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Professor helps on Covid testing

Science
22 May, 2020
AUT’s Professor Fabrice Merien has been seconded to assist Roche Diagnostics New Zealand increase capacity for COVID-19 testing in New Zealand.
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Review staff levels in rest homes

Business and economics
22 May, 2020
Policymakers, funders and aged care providers must admit that quality care in rest homes requires more staff and more time. Katherine Ravenswood explains.
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COVID-19 turns retail therapy to anxiety

Business and economics
22 May, 2020
From retail therapy to retail anxiety: keeping customers calm will be key to carrying on post COVID-19. Our marketing experts examine the issue.
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How our language helped contain COVID-19

Language and culture
19 May, 2020
NZ contained COVID-19. Direct and kind words on signage helped, writes Dr Nelly Martin-Anatias.
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Who leads better - Women or men?

Business and economics
18 May, 2020
Does gender influence how good a leader you are? Does it matter if you’re a male employee working for a female leader? Professor Jarrod Haar finds out.
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AUT offers medicinal cannabis course

Science
18 May, 2020
AUT is the first university in New Zealand to offer a comprehensive postgraduate paper on medicinal cannabis from semester 2 (starting July 20).
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NZ’s COVID-19 budget and climate change

Social sciences and public policy
18 May, 2020
New Zealand's COVID-19 budget delivers on one crisis, but largely leaves climate change for another day, writes Dr David Hall.
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Future of work explored at Techtalk

Business and economics
12 May, 2020
Business School lecturer Lena Waizenegger shared findings from her latest research on the first ever virtual international Techtalk.
Screenshot of AUT's Rotuman Language Week video showing a mother and child walking through the surf on Ratuma.

Pacific language videos: Rotuma

11 May, 2020
To mark the start of Rotuman Language Week in Aotearoa, AUT has launched the first instalment of its Pacific Language Video series.
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Calls to protect against modern slavery

Law
11 May, 2020
NZ Government must protect most vulnerable workers during COVID-19.
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Pacific language video series

Health sciences
08 May, 2020
A video series by AUT will highlight the Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study’s work in shaping resilient futures for Pacific communities.
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AUT team joins global Antarctic project

Science
06 May, 2020
The Australian Government has awarded AUD $36 million to a research program, Securing Antarctica’s Environmental Future (SAEF).
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Will COVID-19 kill open-plan offices?

Business and economics
30 Apr, 2020
How will organisations adapt to ensure workplaces are collaborative, productive and virus-free?
Jarrod Haar

Kiwis carry on calmly during COVID-19

Business and economics
28 Apr, 2020
Feeling like most people in New Zealand are handling the COVID-19 lockdown well? New research shows we are doing just that.
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House Visits: Mates, Whānau and Feijoas

Business and economics
23 Apr, 2020
An insight into a more intense version of bubble life than most, from a leading contributor to the Māori screen industry.
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AUT provides digital access to thousands

21 Apr, 2020
AUT delivers commitment to digital and educational equity.
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Our experts weigh in on COVID-19

21 Apr, 2020
Business, Economics and Law academics contribute to the global conversation about COVID-19.
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Vital to protect human rights online

15 Apr, 2020
As use of digital platforms surges, two AUT academics explain why we’ll need stronger global efforts to protect human rights online.
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Albert Refiti at The MET

Art and design
16 Mar, 2020
Last year, Art and Design Associate Professor Albert Refiti received the Andrew W. Mellon Senior Fellowship at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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Speaking Surfaces: stories and spaces

Art and design
05 Mar, 2020
Speaking Surfaces is the collaborative work of St Paul St Gallery and AUT Spatial Design staff and students.
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Professor strives to make world better

Business and economics
12 Feb, 2020
The world’s first Professor of Macromarketing takes a playful approach to answering the lofty question, How can we make the world a better place?
Ella Henry

Māori scholar joins AUT Business School

Business and economics
10 Feb, 2020
Prominent Māori expert Associate Professor Ella Henry, has taken up a new role at AUT's Business School.
Dr Heather Came

Policy requires te Tiriti compliance

Health sciences
05 Feb, 2020
Dr Heather Came advocates a new tool for evaluating health policy in relation to te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Erica_Hinckson

AUT professor named ISBNPA president

31 Jan, 2020
Professor Erica Hinckson has been elected as President of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
Richard Orjis

Waitangi Day and the Auckland Pride Festival: An intertwined history of racism and homophobia

Art and design
31 Jan, 2020
The intertwined history of racism and homophobia of Waitangi Day and Auckland Pride Festival
COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update

28 Jan, 2020
Read more on AUT’s response to the Coronavirus situation
Professor Kate Kearins

Older and wiser – but worth the price?

21 Jan, 2020
Short-term gain or long-term pain: What is the price of juniorisation in the workplace? Professor Kate Kearins weighs the pros and cons.
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Negotiating unconscious bias in the workplace

Business and economics
27 Nov, 2019
“Diversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance.”
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Cookbook sales fund refugee scholarship

26 Nov, 2019
AUT students from refugee backgrounds can now apply for a scholarship fund created from the sales of the Tastes of Home cookbook.
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AUT helps Microsoft with te reo Māori

Te Ara Poutama: Māori and indigenous development
22 Nov, 2019
Te reo Māori is now available on Microsoft Translator, thanks in part to Te Ara Poutama, staff and students at the Auckland University of Technology.
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Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh wins Equal Pay Award

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
14 Nov, 2019
The YWCA has named AUT Senior Lecturer Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh champion of equal pay alongside organisational winner Chorus.
First mother in space

First mother in space explores AUT

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
13 Nov, 2019
NASA astronaut visits Warkworth Radio Astronomy Observatory.
Professor Kate Kearins

Good Leadership by Design

07 Nov, 2019
Read Professor Kate Kearins’ article, Good leadership by Design, which features in Management Magazine.
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Digital curriculum not about devices

Engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
06 Nov, 2019
Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh says the digital curriculum is not about devices, but design and critical thinking.
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The human face of Iran

Communication studies
22 Oct, 2019
PMC's David Robie looks behind the chadors and sabre rattling to show the human face of Iran with a series on politics, travel and adventure.
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Prof Pio awarded Te Rangi Hīroa Medal

Business and economics
18 Oct, 2019
Professor Edwina Pio has been awarded the Te Rangi Hīroa Medal by Royal Society Te Apārangi for her pioneering research in diversity.
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Support for Māori & new students prized

08 Oct, 2019
Awards for making AUT a place where people love to learn
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Artwork for youth, by youth

Art and design
29 Jul, 2019
Students from Albany Senior High School have come together to bring Tūmanako 2019 to AUT to commemorate Hiroshima Day and support our Muslim community.
62% increase in AUT researchers

62% increase in AUT researchers

30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
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Driving diversity in NZ leadership

15 Apr, 2019
A long-serving AUT staff member is "humbled, privileged and very excited" at being appointed to the board of Global Women.
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Diversity celebrated at cookbook launch

22 Mar, 2019
The launch of a cookbook with family recipes and stories of AUT staff and students from migrant and refugee backgrounds, took place on Race Relations Day.
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Juggling school holidays and work

Business and economics
07 Dec, 2018
Professor Candice Harris and Professor Jarrod Haar from the Business School have co-authored an article for the Conversation about the double juggle.
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Improving diversity outcomes

Business and economics
04 Dec, 2018
AUT’s Policy Observatory recently launched a report exploring what government can do to improve diversity and inclusion.
The Tastes of Home cookbook

New Cookbook to fund scholarship fund

14 Nov, 2018
A new cookbook featuring family recipes and stories of AUT staff and students from migrant and refugee backgrounds launched this week.
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Diversity Awards celebrate commitment

Business and economics
20 Aug, 2018
AUT staff recently acknowledged diversity initiatives of eight awardees at the Auckland Art Gallery.
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Awards celebrate equal pay commitment

27 Jul, 2018
AUT’s partnership with the YWCA Equal Pay Awards reflects commitment to diversity and inclusion.
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Changing names to boost job prospects

Business and economics
03 Jul, 2018
Migrants are using "more Kiwi-sounding" names to increase their chance of finding employment, says Professor of Diversity Edwina Pio.
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