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    Funding helps Otago uni student to bridge mātauranga Māori and western healthcare

    Nineteen researchers and students from the University of Otago have been awarded $3.8 million as part of the latest Health Researcher’s Council’s Development Awards.

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    University staff go on strike nationwide, want pay up to equal cost of living surge

    Staff from all of the country's eight universities will go on strike tomorrow, with Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union members wanting an 8% pay increase to equal the rising cost of livi

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    Racism, bullying and discrimination, to a Mātauranga Māori department- Inside Otago's Matariki epiphany

    Otago University has made a Matariki commitment to integrating indigenous knowledge within its curriculum, following a damning report that revealed systemic racism at the institution.

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    Otago University to act with urgency over racism, discrimination, bullying reports

    Reports of systemic racism, discrimination and bullying at a University of Otago school have been acknowledged and accepted by its vice-chancellor, Professor David Murdoch, who says acting on it is

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    Being Māori is not a limitation to becoming a homeowner- Otago University study

    Being Māori has nothing to do with whether or not you can own a house, according to new research from the University of Otago that debunks the myth that culture is tied to homeownership. 

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    Research shows a quarter of all Māori deaths are due to cancer

    More than a quarter of all deaths among Māori are attributable to cancer, research published in the New Zealand Medical Journal shows.

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    Otago University defends diversity quota after Māori students' concerns

    Otago University has defended its track record on delivering for Māori and Pasifika, after a backlash from its own Māori students association. 

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    #MeToo advocate Dr Hera Cook strives to protect wāhine

    Historian writer Dr Hera Cook has been writing about heterosexual sexuality for the last 30 years and says its been a long battle to get equality for women in particular in the workplace. She also has been a prominent advocate for the '#Me Too' movement, a movement against sexual harassment and sexual abuse.  

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    Polio survivor speaks out about his life with the disease

    "I thought I was an ordinary kid until I reached school - when the other school kids started to give me nasty nicknames." Very hurtful were the memories polio survivor Phillip Rudolph remembers growing up in Manurewa, Auckland. In 1958, as a new-born baby Rudolph contracted the disease. His attempts to live a normal life were hindered because of his condition and led him to a turbulent life of crime. Since Rudolph has become a voice for other Polio survivors. 

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    Historic graduation for Māori researcher at the University of Otago

    Chanel Phillips (Ngāti Hine) has become the first doctoral graduand of Te Koronga, the Māori postgraduate research excellence group at The University of Otago.

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