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
Phone: +64 9 923 7383
Mobile: +64 27 562 5868

  • Media appearances

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

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Recent media appearances

Trump-Putin summit: poker or chess?

Beyond the public statements, that press conference and the controversies, some constructive initiatives might have come out of the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki, writes Associate Professor Stephen Hoadley (Politics and International Relations). Newsroom, Friday 20 July 2018.

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Oamaru, the surprising hotspot of Pacific life in New Zealand

Right now in New Zealand, according to Associate Professor Damon Salesa (Pacific Studies), the largest proportion of Pacific people in any given population is not Auckland, but Oamaru. Radio NZ, Wednesday 18 July 2018.

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Why language matters in a crisis

Associate Professor Minako O’Hagan (Translation Studies) argues that language barriers are often overlooked or downplayed in large-scale rescue missions. Newsroom, Tuesday 17 July 2018.

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New Zealand gives B.C. a lesson on proportional representation

Professor Jennifer Curtin (Public Policy Institute) discusses New Zealand's experience with MMP as British Columbia considers electoral reform. Vancouver Sun, Monday 4 June 2018.

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A chance to leave mass incarceration behind

Professor Tracey McIntosh writes that we have to work with conviction towards a future where the shadow of the prison no longer distorts and corrupts life chances of our people. Newsroom, Friday 25 May 2018.

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