Alumni achievers

Because of who they are

Because of who they are

This year, for the first time, the majority of the University’s Distinguished Alumni are from Polynesian backgrounds. They are all high achievers who are having a significant impact on their communities. Tess Redgrave met the three female winners.

Digital doctor in the house

Digital doctor in the house

Far North GP and public health champion, Lance O’Sullivan, talks with Julianne Evans.

Face to face

Face to face

Lisa Reihana is one of New Zealand’s most important contemporary artists. Right now her work is wowing the world as New Zealand’s 2017 entry to the Venice Art Biennale.

Continuing the journey

Continuing the journey

One day during the years when Carol Hirschfeld was fronting TV3 News, she popped into a bank to get some money. “A young Samoan teller leaned over the counter and said: ‘it’s so good to see another brown person on TV’.

A life of many layers

A life of many layers

Alumnus Dr George Mason has gifted $5 million to establish a research centre for the natural environment in the Faculty of Science. Tess Redgrave talks to George about his life, work and love of the outdoors.