Arts in the media

Find out about the latest media appearances from our staff, as well as upcoming events and recent news.

Media contact

Our media contact can help you find a subject expert and provide you with information about the Faculty of Arts, our staff, students and current research projects.

This service is offered to national and international print, broadcast and online journalists and editors.

Julianne Evans
Phone: +64 9 923 6589
Mobile: +64 27 838 9202

  • Media appearances

    Our staff discuss their work and provide comment on topical issues in the media.

  • News

    There is never a shortage of news in our vibrant and diverse faculty.

  • Public events

    Find out about upcoming public events in our faculty.

Recent media appearances

Some inconvenient truths about Syria

Doctoral candidate Nicolas Pirsoul (Politics and International Relations) argues that air strikes against Syria are not about a moral commitment to just war theory, they are a statement about alliances and enmities in a regional power struggle. Newsroom, Tuesday 17 April 2018.

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Adding life to years in the North

Dr Marama Muru-Lanning (James Henare Māori Research Centre) is working closely with kaumātua (older Māori women and men), across the northern tribal region to reinforce the Ageing Well National Science Challenge message with current older people, and to ensure we can meet the health needs of ageing Māori in the future. Newsroom, Wednesday 11 April 2018.

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Abuse inquiry must act on compensation

Dr Stephen Winter (Politics and International Relations) argues that the final terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Abuse in State Care should encourage it to consider compensation as a priority. Newsroom, Tuesday 3 April 2018.

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