Jim Marbrook

Filming Loimata a family affair

03 Aug, 2020
For senior communications studies lecturer Jim Marbrook, helping tell the story of Lilo Ema Siope and her family was a family affair.
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Small budgets, big ideas

09 Jul, 2020
Dan Fastnedge, Lecturer in Advertising Creativity, explores what Netsafe’s new online porn public service advertisement tells us about Kiwi ad creativity.
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The Rainbow Warrior bombing

30 Jun, 2020
35 years after the Rainbow Warrior bombing, RNZ speaks to Professor David Robie as part of their “Crime NZ” history series.
Dr Atakohu Middleton in front of the wharenui at AUT.

Turning the lens on Māori journalism

25 Jun, 2020
What is Māori-language news journalism? It’s not exactly like its mainstream, English-language cousin.
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Crisis, disintegration and hope

03 Jun, 2020
Professor Wayne Hope from AUT’s School of Communications Studies says only urgent intervention can save New Zealand’s media.

Media ecosystem in trouble

06 Dec, 2019
2019 JMAD NZ Media Ownership Report investigates the state of the New Zealand media and the threats facing it.
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Keeping the waka moving forward

05 Dec, 2019
Graduate Jamey Bailey shares his experience working as a Curatorial Assistant at the Smithsonian Institution though AUT’s Internz programme.
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Say kia ora to the new Internz

04 Dec, 2019
24 AUT graduates have been selected by international companies including TimeZoneOne, Play Rugby USA, and Smithsonian to be international interns in 2020.
The Tastes of Home cookbook

Cookbook sales fund refugee scholarship

26 Nov, 2019
AUT students from refugee backgrounds can now apply for a scholarship fund created from the sales of the Tastes of Home cookbook.
QS stars 2019

AUT gets 5 QS stars in all categories

13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
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PR students help hundreds of non-profits

15 Oct, 2019
Providing much needed public relations support to not-for-profits is a win-win for student PR agency Outside the Square.
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AUT moves up 50 places in world rankings

12 Sep, 2019
AUT is now in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 50 for research citations.
Woolf Fisher AUT scholarship Awards ceremony

19 first in family scholarships awarded

05 Sep, 2019
19 AUT students were awarded Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT Scholarships at a celebration event at the AUT South Campus on Thursday 29 August.
Verica Rupar and Joe Foote

New Zealander elected Chair of WJEC

18 Jul, 2019
Associate Professor Verica Rupar has been elected Chair of the World Journalism Education Council.
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Grace makes global Badass Women list

17 Jul, 2019
AUT Law and Communications student Grace Stratton joins Rihanna, Marie Kondo and Nobel prize winner in global list
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DCT confirms two new Heads of School

05 Jun, 2019
Dr Rosser Johnson will be Head of the School of Communications Studies, and Dr Andrew Withell will be Head of Art & Design.
62% increase in AUT researchers

62% increase in AUT researchers

30 Apr, 2019
Growing expertise to help New Zealand and the world
Cookbook contributors and guest speaker

Diversity celebrated at cookbook launch

22 Mar, 2019
The launch of a cookbook with family recipes and stories of AUT staff and students from migrant and refugee backgrounds, took place on Race Relations Day.
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Asia Pacific Report covers Christchurch

20 Mar, 2019
Pacific Media Centre's Asia Pacific Report website has curated a number of articles covering the Christchurch terror attacks.
They Are Us image - illustration by Ruby Jones

Christchurch tragedy

15 Mar, 2019
The tragic event in Christchurch today devastates us. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their friends and families.
Emeritus Professor Ian Shirley

Farewell to Professor Ian Shirley

23 Jan, 2019
Emeritus Professor Ian Shirley was a friend and colleague to many as a researcher, leader, mentor, supervisor and notable person about the University.
AUT Edge Award winners

Gaining skills for the workplace

14 Dec, 2018
Auckland Council are proud to sponsor the overall achievement prize for the AUT Edge Award, an extra-curricular employability award at AUT.
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Newspapers shrink local news gaps widen

06 Dec, 2018
Annual NZ media ownership report finds 9% drop in NZ newspaper circulation.
AUT graduates heading overseas as part of the Internz programme

Meet the new Internz

28 Nov, 2018
21 AUT graduates have been hand-picked by major companies including Lululemon, Enviropod, Paramount Recording Studios and Sundance Institute to be internat
The Tastes of Home cookbook

New Cookbook to fund scholarship

14 Nov, 2018
A new cookbook featuring family recipes and stories of AUT staff and students from migrant and refugee backgrounds launched this week.
AUT's new Professors

New Professors and Associate Professors

01 Nov, 2018
AUT has announced the promotion to Professor of seven senior academics. A further 16 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
The Sustainability Taskforce at the Roadmap launch

Minister launches sustainable blueprint

24 Oct, 2018
The Minister for Climate Change, the Hon James Shaw officially launched AUT’s Sustainability Roadmap on Friday 19 October.
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019

THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three

27 Sep, 2018
AUT has significantly improved in global university rankings published today by the Times Higher Education.
AUT students sit in the WG lecture hall

AUT 2019 domestic and international fees

13 Sep, 2018
Tuition fees for new domestic students, and for domestic and international students currently enrolled in a programme will increase in 2019.
Wayne Hope

5 questions with Professor Wayne Hope

18 May, 2018
We asked Professor Wayne Hope five questions about his research at the time of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
The Policy Observatory’s Dr David Hall and Sam Lindsay

The answer to low-emissions

20 Apr, 2018
A report for the Ministry of Environment, launched recently at AUT, reveals opportunities for New Zealand through climate finance.

AUT increases presence in QS subject rankings

01 Mar, 2018

New global rankings show AUT now has 13 subjects ranked, with two of them featuring in the top 50 in the world.

Journalism under duress in the Asia-Pacific – PMC turns 10

Journalism under duress in the Asia-Pacific – PMC turns 10

22 Nov, 2017

The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology is highlighting the threats to media freedom in the Asia-Pacific region in an event next week marking its 10th anniversary.

Attitude Awards 2017

AUT student shows spirit at the 2017 Attitude Awards

14 Nov, 2017

An AUT student has been heralded for her advocacy work at last week’s Attitude Awards.

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Indonesian academic exchange an opportunity for unique collaboration

13 Oct, 2017

Pacific Media Centre Director, Professor David Robie will join academics from around the world in a global academic exchange with Indonesia's Universitas Gadjah Mada. In return, seven academics from the Indonesian university will visit AUT for the first communication and publication research collaboration of its kind in New Zealand.

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02 Sep, 2017

AUT alumna bound for The Happiest Place on Earth

03 Aug, 2017

AUT communications graduate, Molly Dagger, is heading to the U.S to take part in the annual Disney World Cultural Exchange Programme.


AUT student shortlisted for a Canon Media Award

17 May, 2017

An AUT student is in the running to win Student Journalist of the Year at this year's Canon Media Awards.


Pacific Journalism Review research - Journalists working harder, women disadvantaged

03 Mar, 2017

New Zealand journalists are working longer hours, and feeling more pressure, both ethically and resource-wise, than they were only two years ago, a new research survey has found.


AUT appoints new Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of DCT Faculty

21 Feb, 2017

Professor Guy Littlefair has been appointed by Auckland University of Technology (AUT) as the new Dean of its Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies (DCT) and Pro-Vice Chancellor. He will take up the position in July 2017.


Student documentaries featured on RNZ National

16 Dec, 2016

In early 2017, RNZ National featured a number of radio documentaries made by final-year Bachelor of Communication Studies students.

Exploring what it’s like to look for love as a 40-something year-old woman, a grandfather recovering from a stroke and the life of a bushman are just some of the stories made by AUT students.


Te Pou Tatau Pounamu NZ Peace Foundation award for Christina Milligan

07 Nov, 2016

Screen Production lecturer Christina Milligan was among the recipients at the Nga Aho Whakaari (Maori Film Practitioners) 20th Anniversary awards.  Christina, director Kim Webby and coproducer Roger Grant received the Te Pou Tatau Pounamu NZ Peace Foundation award for “their contribution to peace and aroha”.


AUT student nominated for Young New Zealander of the Year

15 Sep, 2016

AUT Postgraduate Diploma in Communication Studies student Joshua Iosefo has been nominated for Young New Zealander of the Year at the New Zealander of the Year Awards.


World Journalism Congress at AUT

15 Jul, 2016

The CEO whose organisation stood behind the release of the Panama Papers will be a speaker at the World Journalism Congress to be held at AUT in July this week.  Peter Bale runs the Centre for Public Integrity in Washington DC,   one of the largest nonpartisan, nonprofit investigative centers in America.


Fiji placement enlightens aspiring climate change journalists

23 Jun, 2016

A two-week journalism stint in Fiji, dubbed “Bearing Witness”, has lent new perspectives on the effects of climate change on AUT journalism student Ami Dhabuwala and graduate TJ Aumua.


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Journalism under threat - ‘digital first’ strategies put journalists last

11 Dec, 2015

Journalism in New Zealand is threatened by the constant culling of editorial jobs and current affairs programmes. The 2015 JMAD New Zealand Media Ownership Report observes that in this year alone 60-70 jobs were removed from newsrooms and current affairs production. This report is the fifth produced by the AUT’s research centre Journalism, Media and Democracy (JMAD).


Journalism Conference gets UNESCO Grant

04 Dec, 2015

AUT has won a UNESCO grant to help support the World Journalism Education Congress being hosted at the City Campus in July 2016.


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The JMAD New Zealand media ownership report 2014 was published and distributed on December 5, 2014.


AUT Pacific journalism students win Ossie Award for Fiji elections coverage

02 Dec, 2014

AUT University’s Pacific Scoop has won a major student journalism award for its coverage of the Fiji post-coup general election in September.

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Conference to put lens on political journalism in Asia-Pacific

10 Nov, 2014

Renowned investigative journalists, film makers, academics and media freedom campaigners from across the Asia-Pacific region will come together at AUT University on 27-29 November 2014.


Journalism students create first ever university news bureau for Fiji elections

20 Oct, 2014

Three AUT University journalism students have recently returned from Fiji having covered the recent elections for AUT’s Pacific Media Centre (PMC).


Huffington Post Editor-in-Chief to meet AUT University Communications Students

12 Sep, 2014

This Friday September 12, co-founder of the Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington, will visit New Zealand for a number of high profile engagements.


AUT to host the World Journalism Education Congress

28 Aug, 2014

Identity and integrity of journalism education will be a key theme of the next World Journalism Education Congress to be held at AUT in 2016.

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UNESCO World Press Freedom lecture to tackle NZ media challenges

06 May, 2014

The UNESCO World Press Freedom lecture will be livestreamed here tonight - Tuesday 6 May.

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