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

Benefit fraud vs tax evasion: NZ's hypocrisy

Associate Professor Steve Matthewman (Sociology) contrasts the meteoric rise and fall from grace of two of New Zealand's biggest female politicians. Newsroom, Tuesday 16 August 2017.

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Proposed US military trans ban an opportunity

Dr Ciara Cremin (Sociology) argues that there are greater injustices than the exclusion of trans women and men from the United States military. Newsroom, Wednesday 2 August 2017.

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Labour’s problem with political management

Associate Professor Jennifer Lees-Marshment (Politics and International Relations) argues that Labour needs to stop focusing on problems and show it's capable of delivering in government if it wants a shot at winning the election. Newsroom, Wednesday 2 August 2017.

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Has Jacinda Ardern got what it takes?

Associate Professor Jennifer Curtin discusses the election of Jacinda Ardern as Labour leader. NZ Herald, Tuesday 1 August 2017.

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