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Refugee, migrant culinary delights boost new diversity cookbook

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, AUT, Cuisine, Culinary skills, Culture, Development, DJF, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Food, KB, KB, Media, Migrants, Migration, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reports, Tertiary  /  Comments Off on Refugee, migrant culinary delights boost new diversity cookbook

Students who volunteered for the AUT migrant cookbook include Leilani Sitagata (from left), Amina Mohamed and Tiana Lambert, who spoke of their experience last night. Image: Rahul Bhattarai/PMC By Rahul Bhattarai Students and staff gathered in Auckland last night to launch a cookbook with a difference celebrating culinary delights from refugee or immigrant families – […]

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Flavourz film festival wows audience with ethnicity, pollution, fun films

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, AUT, Creativity, DJF, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Flavourz Film Festival, Human Rights, Indigenous, KB, KB, Media, Migration, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reports, School of Communication Studies, Student films  /  Comments Off on Flavourz film festival wows audience with ethnicity, pollution, fun films

Banabans of Rabi: A Story of Survival – the trailer. By Rahul Bhattarai Nine years on the popular Flavourz Film Festival has grown and grown … with more than 170 people watching the screening of 15 student documentary and feature productions at Auckland University of Technology at the weekend. The short films – ranging between […]

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Tourism student to experience Fiji

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Tourism student to experience Fiji

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 09 Nov, 2018 Final-year tourism student, Seine Johnston, has won a trip to Fiji to make a difference with Spring Break Uprising, a tourism initiative for travellers interested in sightseeing, adventure and giving back to local communities. The Bachelor of International Tourism Management student’s analysis of Spring Break Uprising’s […]

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Can you help the Foodie Godmother?

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Can you help the Foodie Godmother?

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 02 Nov, 2018 In March this year, AUTSA launched Foodie Godmother, a service that gives students free living essentials such as food and personal hygiene products to students in need. There is a Foodie Godmother at each of AUTSA’s offices at North, South and City campuses and students can […]

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Ministry addresses teacher shortage

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Ministry addresses teacher shortage

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 30 Oct, 2018 The Ministry of Education is anticipating a staggering 850 teacher vacancies at the start of the 2019 school year, unless efforts to address the shortage are accelerated. Data released by the Ministry shows that an additional 650 primary and 200 secondary school teachers will be required to meet increased demand; with 45% of positions needed in Auckland. […]

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Toxic masculinity and the military

By   /  October 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Toxic masculinity and the military

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 24 Oct, 2018 Nicky Hager’s article “No Defence” in North & South alleges a culture of impunity within the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). Among the many issues he discusses, Hager tells the story of a woman working at Ohakea Air Force base who was sexual assaulted by two […]

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Our Food. Our People. Our Future.

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Our Food. Our People. Our Future.

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 19 Oct, 2018 The recent food symposium at AUT South Campus celebrated local champions and successful community-based projects. Primary prevention strategies around non-communicable diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes and stroke, have been relatively ineffective among the communities of South Auckland. However, there are local champions who are making […]

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AUT Blue Awards recognise top students

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland University of Technology, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on AUT Blue Awards recognise top students

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 17 Oct, 2018 The 2018 Blue Award recipients 41 AUT students were honoured for their sporting, artistic and cultural successes on Friday at the AUT Blue Awards. This year the awards introduced the category of arts and culture, acknowledging both high performance athletes and high achieving artistic and cultural […]

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AUT Blue Awards honour arts and culture

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on AUT Blue Awards honour arts and culture

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 09 Oct, 2018 41 students will be honoured for their sporting, arts and culture successes at the AUT Blue Awards 2018 on October 12. The awards were introduced to honour students who compete beyond their studies at the top level in their chosen sport, art or culture, while maintaining […]

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Work needed to progress gender equity

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Work needed to progress gender equity

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 03 Oct, 2018 Significant barriers remain in the role of middle managers in progressing gender equity in the public service, according to a new report by researchers at Victoria University of Wellington, Massey University and Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Published in partnership with the Ministry for Women, the […]

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A room for one please

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on A room for one please

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 02 Oct, 2018 Students taking the Design for Sustainability paper, within the School of Art and Design have created a solitary bee hotel on the North campus. Generally, solitary bees don’t live in hives, like honeybees. They are often native bees and make nests to lay eggs. Many native […]

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How to create intergenerational workplac

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on How to create intergenerational workplac

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 02 Oct, 2018 How to create intergenerational workplace magic Millennials sometimes get a bad rap for expecting career perks that have traditionally come with time and experience – and being vocal enough to ask for them. This is not always a bad thing and perhaps something people of all […]

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AUT Alumna getting strategic at Google

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on AUT Alumna getting strategic at Google

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 27 Sep, 2018 When Amanda Jordan decided to apply for an accounts manager job with Google, it took an intense three months of interviews before she landed the role. That was over seven years ago and since then she has gone from strength to strength within one of the world’s […]

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Memory inspired knits exhibited in NYC

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Memory inspired knits exhibited in NYC

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 25 Sep, 2018 Third-year Textile Design student Kiola Ballard reached semi-finalist status for the Dorothy Waxman textile Design Prize. The prestigious awards selected just 20 finalists from around the world. Their work, including Kiola’s was exhibited in New York for New York textile month in September. Kiola’s entry, Kau […]

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Japanese lecturer wins prestigious award

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Japanese lecturer wins prestigious award

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 25 Sep, 2018 Dallas Nesbitt, Senior Lecturer in Japanese Studies has been awarded the 2018 Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation at the Consul General’s residence on 12 September 2018. Her contribution to the promotion of Japanese culture and language education has been significant, having set up the Japanese study discipline […]

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The renaissance of te reo Māori

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The renaissance of te reo Māori

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 21 Sep, 2018 With te wiki o te reo Māori coming to a close in 2018, it’s become increasingly evident that our indigenous language is experiencing a revival. The government has set an ambitious target for more than 20 percent of Aotearoa’s population to speak basic te reo by […]

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MCW grads scoop top poetry awards

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MCW grads scoop top poetry awards

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 21 Sep, 2018 Winner, Gillian Roach (left) with competition judge, Elizabeth Morton. Master of Creative Writing alumni have won in both categories of this year’s New Voices Emerging Poets Competition. Gillian Roach received the top award at the event, which promotes the rich diversity of New Zealand poetry. Gillian’s […]

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AUT onboard with Xero Learn launch

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on AUT onboard with Xero Learn launch

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 19 Sep, 2018 AUT academics and students are among the first in the world to use Xero’s training platform aimed at upskilling tomorrow’s accounting leaders. Launched this month at Xerocon in Brisbane, Xero Learn allows educators to integrate Xero into their curriculum, giving accounting students real-life experience, including setting […]

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‘Do your job without fear or favour’, says veteran former Fiji journalist

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, Education, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Journalism Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Research, University of the South Pacific  /  Comments Off on ‘Do your job without fear or favour’, says veteran former Fiji journalist

Veteran journalist – now postgraduate student – Sri Krishnamurthi (left) with USP Journalism staff members from right, Eliki Drugunalevu, Dr Shailendra Singh and Geraldine Panapasa at the the University of the South Pacific’s Laucala Bay campus, Suva. Image: Wansolwara By Chris Ha’arabe of Wansolwara News Fiji-born veteran journalist Sri Krishnamurthi has some simple advice for […]

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Freedom of speech at risk in draft law

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Freedom of speech at risk in draft law

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 05 Sep, 2018 AUT Law School’s Leonid Sirota and Professor Allan Beever are among a group of legal academics who have condemned draft legislation that could have the effect of restricting criticism of the judiciary. The pair have separately presented an oral submission to the Justice Select Committee on […]

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