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Ethnic gaps explain few Māori scientists

06 Jun, 2023
That few Māori study science at school is because they are more likely to be from families with lower wealth and income, an AUT Professor says.
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Peter Harwood's love for the people

04 Apr, 2023
Kua hinga te tōtara o Te Waonui a Tāne. There are few that could match late Emeritus Professor Peter Harwood in stature and mana.
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Is there such thing as Māori science?

20 Mar, 2023
The short answer to the question of whether there is such a thing as Māori science is: “It depends”. 
The WIPCE bid delegation and supporters in AUT's wharenui.

Auckland wins WIPCE 2025

05 Dec, 2022
Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland has been selected to host WIPCE 2025 – the World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference on Education.

New professors and associate professors

17 Nov, 2022
AUT is delighted to announce the promotion of 15 of its academics to the position of Professor and 30 to Associate Professor.
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Ella Henry: myth buster

15 Nov, 2022
Ella Henry rebuts recent claims that mātaraunga Māori | Māori knowledge is myth, not science.

Record ranking for AUT

12 Oct, 2022
AUT has claimed its highest-ever place among New Zealand universities in the latest global rankings.

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2022

07 Sep, 2022
Me takitahi te ū ki te kaupapa, whakanuia te reo Māori ki AUT! Join us as we celebrate te reo Māori at AUT!
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Tā Toby Curtis, a great rangatira of AUT

18 Aug, 2022
On behalf of the Vice-Chancellor's Office, we lament the loss of one of our greatest rangatira Sir Toby Curtis.
Racism for STEM

Racism, exclusion and tokenism

12 Aug, 2022
Given most universities have goals for increasing Māori and Pacific student and staff, we need to ask why numbers still remain low in the research sector.
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Why Kate Bush's music spans generations

20 Jun, 2022
Many people are newly entranced by the music of Kate Bush after Running Up That Hill was the soundtrack to a poignant scene in Netflix's Stranger Things.
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AUT celebrates Matariki 2022

31 May, 2022
This year Aotearoa will have a Matariki public holiday, and AUT has a plethora of events happening around campus over the next month.
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NZ histories curriculum at AUT

26 May, 2022
The Auckland University of Technology is meeting the needs of teachers with the implementation of the new school history curriculum from 2023.
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Did protesters breach tikanga?

14 Mar, 2022
Tikanga is a noun, glossed as custom, practice, and protocol. Yet the debate over tikanga at the Parliament protest is not clear cut, writes Ella Henry.
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Paul Moon gets first higher doctorate

18 Nov, 2021
Professor of History Paul Moon is the first academic to be awarded a higher doctorate by Auckland University of Technology (AUT).
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Four Marsden fund grants for AUT

03 Nov, 2021
Four AUT research projects have been granted more than $2.8 million in the 2021 Marsden Fund round.
The Day of the Dead in a Pandemic

The Day of the Dead in a pandemic

02 Nov, 2021
Despite the morbid associations of its name, it is actually a time to be reminded of the beauty of life, rather than just the inevitability of death.
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World-first triple PhD joint project

28 Sep, 2021
3 Te Wānanga o Aotearoa staff have been awarded PhD’s in raranga (traditional Māori weaving) after joined-up study through AUT’s Ipukarea Research Centre.
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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2021

14 Sep, 2021
Find out how AUT is celebrating Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week).
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AUT climbs up the global rankings

02 Sep, 2021
AUT continues to climb up the global university rankings joining the University of Otago in second place in NZ and the top 250 universities in the world.
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Auckland "most liveable"? Not for Māori

14 Jun, 2021
Many Māori whānau in Auckland do not enjoy the benefits of this supposed “liveability”, writes the Business School’s Ella Henry.
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Te Ruānuku: The Alchemist in te reo

10 Dec, 2020
The Alchemist is now available to read in te reo Māori as Te Ruānuku, thanks to AUT te reo Lecturer Hēmi Kelly.

Best Awards Winners 2020

17 Nov, 2020
AUT has had another successful year at the Best Awards – the Design Institute of New Zealand’s annual awards recognising excellence in design.
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5 questions: Prof Lorna Piatti-Farnell

13 Oct, 2020
We asked Professor Lorna Piatti-Farnell five questions about her research ahead of her Inaugural Professorial Address.
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I am a monolingual dinosaur

24 Sep, 2020
September brings excitement and anxiety about te reo, writes Law expert Khylee Quince.
Maori language week

Korean Wave: lessons for te reo Māori

16 Sep, 2020
Making te reo Māori cool: what language revitalisation could learn from the Korean Wave
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Kia pārekareka te reo Māori

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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He taupānga hou e ākona ai te reo Māori

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
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New app to learn te reo Maori

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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AUT launches new advertising campaign

04 Sep, 2020
AUT graduates are telling the story in their own words of how their AUT experience inspired them and shaped their lives and futures.
Dr Atakohu Middleton in front of the wharenui at AUT.

Turning the lens on Māori journalism

25 Jun, 2020
What is Māori-language news journalism? It’s not exactly like its mainstream, English-language cousin.
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We need truth and reconciliation

05 Feb, 2020
The Crown must address the onerous legacy of suffering from Maori land loss, writes Professor Paul Moon.
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Colonial Combat reinvents colonisation

10 Jan, 2020
The premise underlying TVNZ’s new web series Colonial Combat is anachronistic and preposterous but also fascinating, writes Professor Sharon Mazer.
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A new dawn for te reo Māori

12 Dec, 2019
The popularity of the Māori language has grown substantially in recent years, writes Lecturer Hēmi Kelly.
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AUT helps Microsoft with te reo Māori

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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AUT gets 5 QS stars in all categories

13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
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New Professors and Associate Professors

07 Nov, 2019
AUT has announced the promotion of 12 leading academics to the position of Professor. A further 15 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
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Initiative supports Māori entrepreneurs

22 Oct, 2019
AUT and Northland Inc are pooling their resources to launch a business accelerator programme aimed at enhancing Māori entrepreneurship.
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AUT Living Labs raised at UN

23 Sep, 2019
AUT Living Laboratories, a project to restore native forest, will be presented at the UN Climate Action Assembly in New York.
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Compulsory NZ history is a turning point

13 Sep, 2019
That all secondary students will now learn history is a turning point for our schools and society, writes Professor Paul Moon.
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AUT moves up 50 places in world rankings

12 Sep, 2019
AUT is now in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 50 for research citations.
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19 first in family scholarships awarded

05 Sep, 2019
19 AUT students were awarded Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT Scholarships at a celebration event at the AUT South Campus on Thursday 29 August.

Holocaust ignorance should spur action

09 Aug, 2019
A new poll reveals startling gaps in our knowledge about the Holocaust. Countering this is urgent and important, writes AUT lecturer Dr Melissa Derby.
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Mobile medical clinics a world first

29 Jul, 2019
Dr Lance O’Sullivan, AUT Māori Entrepreneur in Residence, has revealed his plans to launch 200 mobile drive-through medical clinics across NZ by 2021.
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The future of public health

25 Jul, 2019
Dr Lance O’Sullivan, AUT Māori Entrepreneur in Residence and founder of The MOKO Foundation is set to reveal his plan for the future of health in NZ.
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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Christchurch tragedy

15 Mar, 2019
The tragic event in Christchurch today devastates us. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their friends and families.
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New book to profile Busby

11 Feb, 2019
Professor of History Paul Moon is working on a book about prominent early settler James Busby for a renowned international publishing house.
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Gaining skills for the workplace

14 Dec, 2018
Auckland Council are proud to sponsor the overall achievement prize for the AUT Edge Award, an extra-curricular employability award at AUT.
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Meet the new AUT Internz

28 Nov, 2018
21 AUT graduates have been hand-picked by major companies including Lululemon, Enviropod, Paramount Recording Studios and Sundance Institute to be internat
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New Professors and Associate Professors

01 Nov, 2018
AUT has announced the promotion to Professor of seven senior academics. A further 16 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
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Minister launches sustainable blueprint

24 Oct, 2018
The Minister for Climate Change, the Hon James Shaw officially launched AUT’s Sustainability Roadmap on Friday 19 October.
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THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three

27 Sep, 2018
AUT has significantly improved in global university rankings published today by the Times Higher Education.
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AUT 2019 domestic and international fees

13 Sep, 2018
Tuition fees for new domestic students, and for domestic and international students currently enrolled in a programme will increase in 2019.
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Law student’s Borrin Foundation support

13 Apr, 2018
The research grant will fund a research internship investigating how cultural information can improve outcomes for Māori in the justice system.
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AUT awards top accolade to New Zealand historian who continues to innovate with new online paper on the Holocaust

20 Oct, 2017

One of New Zealand’s best-selling and most-respected historians, Professor Paul Moon, was last night acknowledged for his contributions as a researcher, academic and teacher. The AUT Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate excellence in the university’s community. Professor Moon was awarded the top accolade - the AUT University Medal - for sustained and exceptional academic achievement.


Indigenous storytelling and the screen

13 Oct, 2017

Indigenous storytellers gathered at AUT for the Ngā Aho Whakaari (Māori in Screen Production) Hui ā Tau – a weekend for industry, scholars and students to share knowledge.

Mysterious Victoria Cross decision unearthed

26 Sep, 2017

To be recommended for a Victoria Cross for bravery is an achievement reserved for few but to never have been awarded it, even after extraordinary documented bravery, is a mystery that AUT’s Professor Paul Moon has solved in his latest book about Lance Sergeant Haane Manahi.


Sleeps Standing (Moetū)

18 Sep, 2017

Hemi Kelly, a licensed translator and full-time lecturer at Te Ara Poutama, was given the privilege and challenge of translating Witi Ihimaera’s latest novel into te reo Māori.


Māori and Pacific Early Career Academic Programme

30 Aug, 2017

A new generation of Māori and Pacific lecturers is taking up residence at Auckland University of Technology (AUT).


AUT launches APP LAB

06 Jun, 2017

AUT celebrated the official launch of the APP LAB – a cross disciplinary group of staff and students exploring new ways of learning through technology and new media.


New Zealand’s first chartered bilingual Māori/English Toastmasters club

30 May, 2017

Tōhī Toastmasters at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is celebrating its newfound status as New Zealand’s first chartered bilingual Te Reo Māori/English Toastmasters club.


Pop-up survey shows that Te Reo Māori should be compulsory in primary schools

28 Feb, 2017

A new online survey by Te Ipukarea, The National Māori Language Institute at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), confirms that attitudes towards Te Reo Māori are changing.


AUT finalists named in the New Zealand Innovation Awards 2016

23 Sep, 2016

AUT has bagged three nominations at this year’s Innovation Awards.

New Zealand SKA Alliance Big Data Challenges led by AUT and NZA has been named a finalist in the Innovation Excellence in Research and Young New Zealand Innovator category.

Ka Haka: Empowering Māori and Indigenous performance

16 Sep, 2016

Ka Haka: Empowering Performance, New Zealand’s first Māori and Indigenous performance studies symposium was held on Ngā Wai o Horotiu Marae at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) on September 8-9.

New Zealand’s next great Māori storytellers

02 Sep, 2016

The fledgling authors of three short stories – featuring a trip to the moon, a dream come true and the confronting realities of life – took top honours at this year’s He Huatau Auaha Te Reo Māori Creative Writing Competition.

Te reo Māori and the arts

07 Jul, 2016

Award-winning play, Purapurawhetū, will be performed for the first time in te reo Māori at two Auckland playhouses; Te Pou Theatre (6-9 July) and The Herald Theatre (13-16 July).

Karakia in schools under threat from court action, says academic

04 May, 2016

Dr Paul Moon, Professor of History at Te Ara Poutama – AUT’s Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Development – says that a recent failed court action to ban Bible lessons from schools will not be the last attempt to remove religious instruction from the country’s state schools - and it puts karakia under threat as well.

He pukapuka hou e whakaatu mai ana i te whakahemohemotanga o te reo Māori (New book charts the near-demise of te reo Māori)

05 Apr, 2016

Hei tērā wiki puta mai ai tētahi pukapuka hou e titiro ana ki te whakahemohemotanga o te reo Māori i te rautau 19, ka kitea iho e ōna kaipānui te whakamārama mō ngā tini āhuatanga i tata ngaro ai i te mata o te arero te reo taketake o Aotearoa.

He whakataetae tuhituhi hei whakatenatena i ngā ākonga ki te tuhi ki te reo Māori

01 Apr, 2016

Kua tuwhera ngā kūaha o te whakataetae tuhi kōrero poto e kīia ana ko He Huatau Auaha. Kua puta te karanga ki ngā tamariki me ngā rangatahi ki te whakaputa i ō rātou whakaaro ki roto tonu i te reo Māori, he kaupapa i whakaarahia ake hei whakapakari i te reo Māori i waenganui i tēnei hunga, puta noa i Aotearoa.

Hertz Memorial scholarship leads to life changing experience for AUT Māori students

31 Mar, 2016

A memorial scholarship to remember former 2degrees CEO Eric Hertz, and his wife Kathy Hertz, has led to a life changing overseas exchange experience for AUT Bachelor of Business students Jessica Hibbert and Cambell Te-Paa.

AUT South Campus to host more Te Reo Māori classes

05 Jan, 2016

AUT’s Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Development - Te Ara Poutama – has expanded its te reo Māori offering at the AUT South Campus in Manukau for 2016.

Along with the Introduction to Conversational Māori classes held during the summer school period and in semester two, the Te Kākano Māori Language 1 and 2 classes are open to anyone wanting to pick up basic oral and written proficiency of the language.


Gifting the spirit of Christmas 100 years ago

18 Dec, 2015

AUT historian Paul Moon digs into the Christmas gifting habits of Kiwis in 1915. How much has changed?


App to help keep Cook Islands languages alive

28 Oct, 2015

Learning the basics of the Cook Islands languages has become easier with the development of the Cook Islands Dictionary app for smartphones and tablets.


AUT International Whānau Council expand into USA

02 Sep, 2015

AUT’s International Whānau Council will this year make it to Vermont in the USA for the first time following a special grant by Education New Zealand’s International Education Growth Fund.


AUT celebrates Māori success with AUTAIA - Māori open day

14 Aug, 2015

AUT will open its city campus on 9 September 2015 for AUTAIA, a celebration of Māori success at AUT.


AUT investigates motivations for second language learning

31 Jul, 2015

A team of language experts from Te Ipukarea, the National Māori Language Institute at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), are conducting a usage survey of Te Aka, the online Māori-English Dictionary and Index, in a bid to better understand how the Māori language is valued, by whom, and what the socio-cultural motivations for second language acquisition are.


Opinion: Let all who can speak te reo Māori, take the language into our digital spaces

24 Jul, 2015

The last 30 years has seen a big push to create a critical mass of new speakers of te reo Māori, but that’s not enough, says Dr Dean Mahuta, a te reo Māori language expert in AUT’s Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Development – Te Ara Poutama. We need to extend this knowledge into our digital spaces.


Breaking down New Zealand history across disciplines: AUT History Winter Public Lecture Series 2015

01 Jul, 2015

We know that the history of New Zealand dates back to at least 700 years, when it was discovered and settled by Polynesian peoples. And we know that in 1642, the first European explorer, Abel Tasman, sighted New Zealand.


Zero fees te reo Māori classes at AUT South Campus

05 Jun, 2015

AUT’s Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Development - Te Ara Poutama - will be offering zero fees te reo classes at its South Campus in Manukau starting July 2015.


AUT senior lecturer honoured for excellence in tribal and business endeavors

15 May, 2015

Auckland University of Technology senior lecturer Ella Henry was proudly awarded the Dame Mira Szaszy Maori Alumni Award by the University of Auckland Business School recently.

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AUT public lecture: Professor Emeritus Bernard Spolsky hails te reo Māori as ‘model of language management’

13 May, 2015

Distinguished linguist Professor Emeritus Bernard Spolsky hailed the Māori language regeneration as a model of language management at a public lecture hosted by AUT University’s Te Ipukarea and Te Whare o Rongomaurikura, the International Centre for Language Revitalisation.


Knowledge sharing enables indigenous language and cultural revival

02 Apr, 2015

The need for support from the ‘critical mass’ to realise full indigenous language revitalisation, was a key point raised at a recent cultural summit organised by AUT University’s Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Development/Te Ara Poutama  and Te Ipukarea, AUT’s National Māori Language Institute.


Digital technology lowers cost of Māori language learning

10 Mar, 2015

Māori language learners will benefit from more affordable and increased digital learning support thanks to the further development of AUT University’s Te Whanake app series for Apple iPads and Android tablets.


Discovery and exploration of New Zealand told through braille: Paul Moon’s The Voyagers

24 Feb, 2015

History lovers who are blind or have low vision will have another book to add to their list with the introduction of AUT University Professor Paul Moon’s book, The Voyagers, to the Blind Foundation’s braille library this month.


Hawai’i and New Zealand universities championing revitalisation of indigenous languages

18 Dec, 2014

A Hawaiian Language Studies expert from the University of Hawai’i West O’ahu has given AUT University a thumbs up for its work in promoting the revitalisation of te reo Māori.


Mentoring programme helps boost Hato Petera students’ academic success

10 Dec, 2014

A unique mentoring programme run by AUT University students and Hato Petera College on Auckland’s North Shore is helping raise the achievement levels of the College’s NCEA cohort.


Te Ipukarea book scoops higher education prize at CLNZ Publishing Awards

18 Nov, 2014

A book on the Māori performing arts has earned AUT University’s National Māori Language Institute, Te Ipukarea, a first-time win in the Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) Publishing Awards


Celebrating success for He Huatau Auaha: National Creative Writing Competition 2014

06 Oct, 2014

This year’s He Huatau Auaha, Te Ipukarea’s biennial National creative Writing Competition, has been deemed an overwhelming success, with more than 70 entries in three categories from 14 schools across New Zealand.


Ki-o-rahi tournament celebrates Matariki

04 Jul, 2014

To celebrate the start of Matariki, AUT’s Maori Students Association (Titahi Ki Tua) held a Ki-O-Rahi tournament at its North Shore Campus recently.


AUT University Professor selected to give exclusive Vaughan Park Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture

03 Jul, 2014

AUT University Professor Paul Moon has been selected as the exclusive speaker at this year’s Vaughan Park Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture.


AUT University professor finalist in prestigious Australasian book prize

24 Jun, 2014

AUT University’s Professor Paul Moon has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 Ernest Scott Prize – one of only four historians in Australasia in the running for the illustrious literary award.

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Digital learning app Te Whanake to make Maori language education accessible anywhere, anytime

07 May, 2014

A new digital learning app for Maori language could contribute to the growing number of te reo speakers in New Zealand.

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Cultural exchange a great experience for students

12 Feb, 2014

A group of AUT University students and staff members were lucky enough to travel to Taiwan at the end of last year for a film and cultural exchange, learning about the Taiwanese culture and sharing their Māori heritage and traditions too.

Students to learn about Taiwan and Māori cultures

02 Dec, 2013

For the next few weeks six AUT University students have the chance to explore the similarities and differences between Māori and Taiwanese cultures in Taiwan, with the Atayal Organisation.

AUT Marae turns 16

22 Oct, 2013

Music, art and celebration were the name of the game at the Nga Wai O Horotiu Marae 16th birthday last week.

Live performances, AUT student work, expo stalls and kai (food) kept the 250 attendees, including Vice Chancellor Derek McCormack, Te Ara Poutama Dean Pare Keiha and Dr Pita Sharples, busy.

AUT student to represent New Zealand youth at APEC

03 Oct, 2013

AUT student, Jordan Grey, has a desire to help shape what the world will look like; especially for young Maori. Jordan is one of only three New Zealanders going to the APEC Voices of the Future 2013 conference in Bali this week.

Māori language and culture celebrated in the USA

28 Aug, 2013

Te Ipukarea – The National Māori Language Institute and Te Whare o Rongomaurikura – The International Centre for Language Revitalisation (the Centre) co-hosted the Māori Language Revitalisation in Aotearoa/New Zealand Symposium as a side event of Washington DC based Smithsonian Institutes One World, Many Voices: Endangered Languages and Cultural Heritage Folklife Festival in early July.

Free te reo with AUT

02 Jul, 2013

AUT University is committed to building an inclusive Aotearoa, and in recognition of the value of te reo Māori, the university offers Māori language courses with no tuition fees.

Stars come out for Matariki

25 Jun, 2013

Collaboration, conversation and performance will light up campus when AUT hosts Matariki celebrations.

AUT Faculty of Business and Law will host an opening event Whakapuawai 2013 on Saturday 22 June 6pm-9pm in association with Matariki Festival Trust, 2degrees and Te Puni Korkiri.

Māori share their culture and heritage with the USA

17 Jun, 2013

Washington DC will have a Māori element next month thanks to AUT University’s Te Ipuakarea -The National Māori Language Institute and the Smithsonian Institution.


Making Global Links

03 Dec, 2012

A unique and distinctly Māori team building experience was had by international company GlobalLinks when they were hosted by AUT University at the Ngā Wai o Horotiu Marae this week.

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PhD graduate wins Maori Excellence award

09 Apr, 2012

An AUT PhD graduate was recognised on Friday at the Te Amorangi National Māori Academic Excellence Awards.

Peter Maulder, Ngati Kahungunu and Ngati Pahauwera, was the recipient of one of these awards, having graduated from AUT at the end of 2011. He completed his research by answering the question 'What is the role of joint coupling variability and joint stiffness in lower limb injury'.

Dr Teena Brown Pulu with her first book, Shoot the Messenger

Shoot the messenger

29 Feb, 2012

A controversial book about a report into the reconstruction of the Nuku'alofa Central Business District in Tonga has been launched at AUT University.

The book

The book’s author, Dr Teena Brown Pulu, is a lecturer at AUT and launched the book, ‘Shoot the Messenger’ at the Manukau Campus on Monday night.

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Carving it up for Pasifika Festival

21 Feb, 2012

The public is cordially invited to the 2012 Pasifika Festival preview at AUT University’s Manukau campus on Saturday, 25 February from 12.30pm.

Please join us for this festive occasion as we host three celebrated master carvers, and local emerging artists from the Manukau region, as they create ‘anchor stone’ carvings as part of AUT’s ongoing partnership with the Pasifika Festival.


AUT University’s international connection crosses the South Pacific Ocean

27 May, 2011

AUT University has opened a special connection across the South Pacific, signing an agreement to collaborate with the University of Hawai’i (UHM), at Mānoa, in Hawai’i.


AUT launches international centre for language revitalisation in the USA

25 May, 2011

This week AUT University academics launched the International Centre for Language Revitalisation at the United Nations, in New York City - a centre which could breathe life into many of the world’s endangered languages.

Minister impressed with Maori Social Science agenda

08 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.

Doing business the Maori way

08 Oct, 2010

The Maori way of doing business is setting an example for the rest of the world to follow.

A lifetime of working recognised

16 Jun, 2010

AUT University’s own Professor John Moorfield was recognised for his work in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.