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Could NZ have prevented terrorist attack
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US case shows key role of native rights
13 Sep, 2021
The recent White Earth wild rice case reflects growing awareness that indigenous knowledge and systems are vital in the work to offset climate challenges.
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Semester 2 - teaching online
09 Sep, 2021
Given the uncertainty of alert levels under the Delta variant, AUT has decided that all teaching will remain online for Semester 2.
Could NZ have prevented terrorist attack
Could NZ have prevented terror attack?
08 Sep, 2021
Criminal law, mental health law and immigration law can all be used to detain people considered dangerous, writes Professor Kris Gledhill.
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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.
Hidden curriculum in universities
Hidden curriculum in universities
28 Jul, 2021
Universities should beware of the 'hidden curriculum' that disadvantages many students, writes interim Law Dean Khylee Quince.
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