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

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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NZ's heroic response to a faraway genocide

Dr Maria Armoudian (Politics and International Relations) and James Robins revisit the connection between New Zealand and the Armenians by recalling efforts by our newspapers, soldiers and civic leaders to rescue and support Armenians targeted for genocide. Newsroom, Friday 27 April 2018.

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Land wars painting opposition

Dr Aroha Harris (History) discusses the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery's contemplation of displaying a famous painting set during the Taranaki land wars that has aroused fury among some Māori. The Panel, Radio NZ, Tuesday 24 April 2018.

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