September 30, 2018

Community: Dinner celebrating 25th Anniversary of Women in Engineering – WEN

“Our playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people will not feel insecure around you.”  My friend […]
September 30, 2018

Community: In Conversation with the National Hauora Coalition

National Hauora Coalition’s Taria, spoke to Emelia about her work in the Mana Tū programme. What inspired you to join this NHC? I was actually coordinating […]
September 30, 2018

Community: Transport Accessibility

Emma Cooper-Williams on the challenges of Public Transport accessibility “Awareness is key; not just awareness of needs, but awareness of how we can make spaces better […]
September 10, 2018

Community: Reflecting as a female engineering intern

A few weeks ago, on the last day of my internship, a female colleague approached me and asked for my thoughts on the gender balance in […]
September 10, 2018

Community: In conversation with Wellington-based artist Nichola Henderson

Emelia Masari had the privilege of speaking with one of the best artists in Wellington – Nichola Henderson, about being in a Fine Arts Community. What […]
August 13, 2018

Community: Photography exhibition

“Imagine for a moment that you have just travelled around the globe to land in a foreign country where you don’t speak the language, know nothing […]
August 13, 2018

Community: Revues in Review 

Every August, around 250 student performers, and nearly 6,000 audience members, make the difficult and dangerous (well, mildly steepish) trek up to Hobson Street for a […]
August 5, 2018

Community: Life as an International Student @ the University Of Auckland

Siyuan Qin’s self-reflection on being part of the international student community in the University of Auckland I am stepping into my fourth year in New Zealand, […]
July 30, 2018

Community: In Conversation with Miss Auckland Finalist Marie-Therese Pendy

Emelia Masari had the privilege of talking to Marie-Therese Pendy on her journey as a Miss Auckland finalist. Tell me a bit about yourself, what are […]
July 23, 2018

Community: Celebrate being Human – In Conversation with the Feel Good Period Club

Emelia Masari talks to Ria Kapoor and Hazel Oh from the club working to destigmatise menstruation How was the Feel Good Period Club formed? Nikita Kapoor, […]
July 15, 2018

Community: My Gift of Life

I watch anxiously as my blood fills the empty pipes leading back to the machine; entering the filter, it begins to be cleaned. This is my […]
June 5, 2018

Community: In Conversation with the Women in Health Network

Emelia Masari had the privilege of speaking with Dayeon Lee, the director of WiHN, a NGO and also a group at University.  What inspired you to […]
June 5, 2018

Community: Celebrating Women

Minushika Punchihewa explores how society continues to be deeply fixated with traditional gender roles and how women need to be provided equal opportunities.  Often women give […]
June 5, 2018

Community: Giving back is giving forward

Muna Dhakal reflects on being an international student, member of Shakti Youth and their new initiative iNSTIL. Looking back on my three years in New Zealand, […]
June 4, 2018

Community: “I am a Pacific Islander.”

Alongside clubs, the University is made up of many different communities. This includes people with shared interests, identity, and culture. Here, we have a letter from […]