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A long time coming: new book investigates the complex story of Ngāi Tahu’s Treaty settlement

Aotearoa New Zealand’s Treaty settlement process is starting to be recognised as one of the world’s more successful frameworks for reconciliation, despite the challenges for those who have been, and continue to be, involved in the process.


QuakeCoRE awarded $31.5 million TEC funding

The University of Canterbury (UC) has been awarded $31.5 million of government funding over seven years to continue hosting Te Hiranga Rū QuakeCoRE, a national centre of research excellence for earthquake resilience.

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'It’s exciting knowing it’s possible to make a significant difference in many people’s lives...'

James McKie
Studying towards a BSc in Psychology
Triage/Clinical Support Worker and Volunteer Helpline Counsellor, Youthline
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At UC you can expand your horizons and your knowledge. You become known for who you are.

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