09 May 2023
Take a teaspoon of baking powder, fold in an art deco building and legacy gardens, add an iconic Kiwi brand, a dash of philanthropy, and you’ve got a rich slice of social and culinary history.
06 March 2023
A new book being launched at Parliament this week analyses prosecutions of intimate partner rape with the aim of improving the trial process for complainants.
18 January 2023
An innovative conservation effort conducted over decades has eradicated mammalian pests on all seven Mercury Islands, providing a haven for native plants and animals, 8km off the coast of the Coromandel Peninsula.
20 September 2022
Temperatures dropping to -57C, 16 weeks of darkness, isolation stretching to eight months and logistical challenges – this is what five men faced during the first winter-over at New Zealand’s Vanda Station, Antarctica.
30 August 2022
Acclaimed poet and short short story writer Frankie McMillan launches her latest extraordinary, genre-defying collection, The Wandering Nature of Us Girls, at the WORD festival on Wednesday (31 August).
10 March 2022
An innovative new resource developed at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) offers educators across Aotearoa New Zealand practical help to develop or deepen their culturally responsive teaching in the tertiary sector.
07 March 2022
#IWD #BreakTheBias Acclaimed law researcher Professor Elisabeth McDonald’s new book, In the Absence of a Jury: Examining judge-alone rape trials, is the second in a trilogy of open-access resources to be published by Canterbury University Press (CUP).
14 February 2022
When Ōtautahi Christchurch’s striking purpose-built Ravenscar House Museum opened to the public late last year, it was the realisation of a long-held dream.
29 November 2021
A new book examines why all governments ‘stuff up’, why policies often fail and what practical steps we might take to improve policy-making in Aotearoa New Zealand.
01 September 2021
A new book by University of Canterbury historian Madi Williams offers a fresh perspective on the history of Polynesia during the medieval period, focusing on Aotearoa New Zealand, Chatham Islands (Rēkohu) and Easter Island (Rapanui).
29 October 2020
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.