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March 29, 2021

New Māori Name Given to The University of Auckland

The Māori name of Waipapa Taumata Rau, meaning place of many peaks, has been gifted to the University of Auckland by Ngāti Whātua Orākei, a Māori […]
March 12, 2021


After he won the Academy Award for Best Documentary in 2018 for Icarus, Bryan Fogel’s new documentary is The Dissident, an important but rather exhaustive piece […]
March 5, 2021

Waipārūrū Hall Evacuated Without Social Distancing in Midst of Alert Level Three

Waipārūrū hall was evacuated twice on Thursday without social distancing in the midst of Auckland’s second Alert Level Three lockdown so far this year. The first […]
December 4, 2020

Six60: Till the Lights Go Out

Thanks to our mates, Craccum attended the Auckland premiere of Six60: Till The Lights Go Out, the new Six60 doco-music film directed by Julia Parnell.  Six60 […]
December 3, 2020

Auditor-General releases report into UoA’s purchase of $5 million Parnell property

An enquiry from the Auditor-General has criticized the University of Auckland’s decision to purchase a $5 million Parnell mansion as unjustified, saying the university lacked transparency […]
October 27, 2020

Just One Of Those Days

CONTENT WARNING: The following article contains graphic details of the realities of living with an eating disorder, and descriptions of disordered-eating behaviour and negative self-ideation. Reader discretion […]
October 14, 2020

University Employees Have Been Tracking Students on Social Media, May Have Been Posting Anonymously

Documents released under the Official Information Act show that the university has been tracking students on social media for several months. The university appears to have […]
October 8, 2020

Contrary to University Statements, Students Are Still Being Charged Compassionate Consideration Fees

Craccum understands that students applying for compassionate consideration and aegrotats are still being charged a fee this semester. This contradicts emails sent by the university earlier […]