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PPI Seminar – Transport and Auckland: What is required for inclusive urban mobility?

This seminar, part of a PPI monthly series, includes presentations from Simon Wilson, Senior Editor at the New Zealand Herald, and transport researchers Professor Kim Dirks from Engineering and Professor Alistair Woodward from Population Health, the University of Auckland. Together they share research findings on Auckland’s transport challenges, some possibilities and necessities for improved urban mobility and perspectives gathered during the 2022 local election campaign trail.

COVID-19Policy Briefing

Are they paying attention, or are they shoe-shopping? Evidence from online learning

Online learning platforms offer flexibility in the delivery of instruction at all levels of education. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, many schools worldwide made an abrupt transition to teaching online as governments instituted stay-at-home measures.

In light of the lingering Covid-19 pandemic, distance learning has definite benefits for ensuring teaching and learning can continue. Understanding the impact of how instructors choose to engage with various online delivery formats to maximise attentiveness is important for engagement in learning.

EventsPolicy Briefing

Who are the Māori “In-Between”? Indigenous diversity and inequity across descent, ethnicity, and iwi knowledge

There is considerable diversity within Māori identities concerning knowledge of whakapapa or descent. Those without knowledge of their whakapapa can have difficulty connecting to both te ao Pākehā and te ao Māori, simultaneously or individually. At the same time, a stronger cultural connection to identity can protect Māori against the impacts of discrimination and buffer against the effects of living in a colonised world.
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Inā rā te whakaehu o roto i ngā tuakiri Māori e hāngai ana ki te mātauranga mō te whakapapa, ngā uri rānei. Me uaua ka tūhonoa te ao Pākehā me te ao Māori e ērā tē mōhio ki te whakapapa, takitahi mai, takitini mai rānei. Me te aha anō, mā te taukaea ahurea kaha o te tuakiri e tautiaki ai te Māori i ngā pānga o te toihara, e ārai ai hoki rātou i ngā pānga o te ao kua whakapākehā.

Policy Briefing

Costs of Going to University in Aotearoa

Sereana Naepi, Kate Jack, Nathan Rew & Chelsea Naepi University of Auckland This research project compared the cost of undertaking study at a New Zealand university using data collected over six months in 2021. The research undertakes statistical analyses of...

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PPI Seminar Series: Critical Reflections on Samoan and Māori Rangatahi Engagement with Criminal Justice Policies and Interventions

Independent research on Samoan and Māori rangatahi experiences youth justice policies in Aotearoa New Zealand is rare. For this reason, in 2016 criminologists from the University of Auckland, Associate Professor Tamasailau Suaalli-Sauni and Dr Robert Webb, along with Dr Juan Tauri (then with the University of Wollongong, now with the Public Policy Institute, University of Auckland) applied for and were successful in gaining a Marsden Grant to research this issue.

PPI Seminar Series: Critical Reflections on Samoan and Māori Rangatahi Engagement with Criminal Justice Policies and Interventions

Independent research on Samoan and Māori rangatahi experiences youth justice policies in Aotearoa New Zealand is rare. For this reason, in 2016 criminologists from the University of Auckland, Associate Professor Tamasailau Suaalli-Sauni and Dr Robert Webb, along with Dr Juan Tauri (then with the University of Wollongong, now with the Public Policy Institute, University of Auckland) applied for and were successful in gaining a Marsden Grant to research this issue.

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PPI Seminar – Transport and Auckland: What is required for inclusive urban mobility?

This seminar, part of a PPI monthly series, includes presentations from Simon Wilson, Senior Editor at the New Zealand Herald, and transport researchers Professor Kim Dirks from Engineering and Professor Alistair Woodward from Population Health, the University of Auckland. Together they share research findings on Auckland’s transport challenges, some possibilities and necessities for improved urban mobility and perspectives gathered during the 2022 local election campaign trail.

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