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.

Tess Redgrave
Media Relations Adviser
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 87383
DDI: (09) 923 7383
Mobile: 027 562 5868

  • 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

The weaponisation of blasphemy in Indonesia

Dr Chris Wilson (Politics and International Relations) argues that the imprisonment of Jakarta's governor has set a dangerous precedent for using the law to limit the full participation of minorities in Indonesian politics. Newsroom, Wednesday 10 May 2017.

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Making noise for more Māori writers

Dr Paula Morris (English, Drama and Writing Studies)wants diversity in our literature to be an outcome, not a goal. Newsroom, Wednesday 10 May 2017.

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France rejects Le Pen, elects youngest president in history

Dr Mark Amsler (Europe Institute) talks with Mark Sainsbury about the election of France's youngest ever president, Emmanuel Macron. Radiolive, Monday 8 May 2017.

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Debunking an ‘alternative fact’ of the French election

Associate Professor Deborah Walker-Morrison (European Languages and Literature) takes a close look at Emmanuel Macron's recent comments about French culture. Newsroom, Thursday 4 May 2017.

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