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.

Anna Kellett
Media Relations Adviser
Phone: +64 9 373 7999
Mobile: +64 27 838 9202

  • Media appearances

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

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Recent media appearances

Send More Chuck Berry: A tribute to the man who sent rock n’ roll interstellar

Associate Professor Nabeel Zuberi (Media and Communication) remembers Chuck Berry's pioneering personal and musical influence. The Spinoff, Monday 20 March 2017.

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Mercury Island Dig

Greater Mercury Island/Ahuahu was the site of some very early occupation and industry by the first colonists to New Zealand. Professor Simon Holdaway (Anthropology) is the dig director and takes us through what’s been found and what we can know about the earliest people to occupy this land. RadioLive, Sunday 12 March 2017.

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Sociologist Alan France on New Zealand's generational war

Ryan Bridge talks with Professor Alan France on New Zealand's generational war between Baby Boomers, Gen X and Y. RadioLive, Sunday 12 March 2017.

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Dr Alice Mills talks about research on emergency accommodation

Dr Alice Mills (Sociology) gives her views on the best way to deal with short term emergency housing for vulnerable tenants. The Panel, Radio NZ, Monday 27 February 2017.

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