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Media

2020

Professor Paul Spoonley was interview by The Indian Weekender "Ethnic media will have a role to play in Post-Covid-19 world' 30 April Click here to view this.

Dr Arama Rata was interviewed for Te Karere 'Treaty & Immigration: Māori should worry more about the Karauna than corona(virus)' 3 February Click here to view this.

Professor Paul Spoonley - quoted in article in Stuff- Why growing numbers of Aucklanders have never left the city - 19 Jan. Click here

2019

Professor Francis Collins quoted in articles in Stuff- Employers use immigration rules as 'leverage' over migrant workers - 3 December

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Professor Francis Collins - quoted in article on Newsroom and Stuff - Time to recall MPs’ anti-migrant rhetoric - 18 March.

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Professor Paul Spoonley - Superdiversity Research Project with the Max Planck Institute involving an interactive website to map Auckland's population diversity was featured in a range of Stuff publications in print and online. Jan/Feb

Professor Paul Spoonley - was quoted in a separate story about Auckland’s superdiversity, published on Stuff, Manawatu Standard and elsewhere. He was quoted in a Spinoff article about the far-right movement in New Zealand.

Professor Paul Spoonley - More than 50 interviews this week on racism, hate speech and white supremacy following the Christchurch mosque killings. He was quoted in or written commentary articles for all major print and broadcast media in NZ, as well as numerous media channels around the world including BBC (radio and TV), CNN, Deutsche Welle, ABC (tv and radio), CBC, South China Post, Swedish TV, Pakistani TV, The Guardian, The Economist, Sky Australia, Sky News, ITV, France24 and many more. He has been interviewed on Radio NZ’s Morning Report, Breakfast, AM Show, Stuff and spoke to Radio NZ about his view that the government needs to urgently appoint a Race Relations Commissioner.

Professor Paul Spoonley was quoted in a number of media articles and opinion pieces, including Stuff, Gisborne Herald, Otago Daily Times, about hate speech and free speech. He was part of a Radio NZ Insight special on the alt-right/far-right groups. April.

Professor Paul Spoonley was interviewed for TVNZ One news about Statistics NZ’s failed census. He was quoted in the Saturday Marlborough Express about hate speech, and in a NZ Herald article about diversity in New Zealand work places. April.

Professor Paul Spoonley was interviewed on TV One news about TradeMe banning the sale of golliwogs on its site. He was interviewed by Stuff for an article on a dispute about hate speech following an exchange between a Rotorua councilor and a mayoral candidate.

Professor Paul Spoonley was interviewed on Newshub prior to the Christchurch call summit in Paris about the need for international collaboration to address extremism on social media.

Professor Paul Spoonley was interviewed on Magic Talk radio and Newshub about PM Jacinda Ardern’s trip to Paris for a campaign calling for cooperation to curb the spread of extremist content via Facebook. He was quoted in a Hawkes Bay Weekend article about rising migration numbers.

Professor Paul Spoonley was interviewed on The AM Show  and Radio NZ about gaps in the latest census data. May.

Professor Paul Spoonley was quoted in NZ Herald and Whanganui Chronicle stories on whether New Zealand immigration is tougher on granting tourist visas to some nations. He was quoted in a Manawatu Standard article on calls from the local Muslim community to police for greater safety after anti-Muslim leaflets were left outside a church.

Professor Paul Spoonley took part in Radio NZ’s Afternoon’s The Panel discussion on Aucklanders moving to the regions. June.

Professor Tahu Kukutai - Radio Waatea - Census 2018 and iwi data. 1 May.

Professor Tahu Kukutai - The Spinoff - Stats NZ is refusing to release data on Maori iwi and that’s a problem - 1 May.

Professor Tahu Kukutai - Taranaki Daily News/The Press/Southland Times/The Dominion Post/Waikato Times/Manawatu Standard - Census head stays despite result issues. 11 April.

Professor Tahu Kukutai - The Dominion Post - Maori shortchanged and risk losing seat. 6 March.

Professor Tahu Kukutai - The Press  - Problematic Census data may mean Maori lose seat. 6 March

Professor Tahu Kukutai - Business Desk - Urban growth, climate change and water quality key issues. 23 January.

Professor Tahu Kukutai – Stuff - Māori electorate seat at risk due to Census 2018 debacle. 5 March.

Professor Tahu Kukutai - Radio Waatea - 2018 census and the Māori electoral seats. 7 March.

2018

Dr Arama Rata - Radio Waatea interview - Treaty Petition challenges Racial hierarchy. 7 Feb. Click here

Dr Arama Rata - Te Kāea. Māori Television. Call for Treaty to be Included in Citizenship Oath. 7 Feb. Click here

Dr Arama Rata - Radio Waatea interview - Migrant conversation for Fair Borders 26 June. 

Dr Arama Rata - Media coverage of Fair Borders talk by Rahul Bhattarai. Housing issue not just ethnic - Pākehā leaders have ‘failed’, says author. Asia Pacific Report. Click here

Dr Arama Rata - Radio NZ - Who decides on 'NZ Values'? Māori leaders ask. 2 October. Click here to listen to this.

Professor Francis Collins - Stuff national news - Millennials ditching the Big Smoke for the regions - 28 October. Click here

Professor Francis Collins - Breakfast on One interview - New Study finds cost of homes rent prompting kiwi millennials to ditch Auckland in favour of other regions - October 2018. Click here

Professor Francis Collins - Newsroom interview - The global migration agreement causing a stir - 5 December 2018. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - Radio NZ - Contributed to  a four-part Podcast Series - Slice of Heaven on immigration - RNZ Sunday Morning with Wallace Chapman. 16 July. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley and Dr Arama Rata - On the panel at LATE Auckland Museum: Home Sweet Home? A Question of Immigration. The panel segment was recorded by Radio New Zealand National and available online as a podcast. 9 August. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - Quoted in Stuff feature article about the role of $2 shops as a way for new migrants to start businesses when they are overlooked for professional jobs in NZ, despite their qualifications. 14 July. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - Interviewed on Newstalk ZB and Radio Live and quoted in the NZ Herald and on Indian Newslink about the issue of free speech in relation to a decision to ban two Canadian white supremacists from giving a public talk in the Bruce Mason Centre, 7 July 2018. 

Professor Paul Spoonley - Interviewed on Maori TV and Radio NZ’s Nights about hate speech, following a public discussion on the issue he took part in. He was also quoted in a Stuff/Taranaki Daily News article on the topic, May 2018.

Professor Paul Spoonley - Opinion piece on the need for migrant workers in the construction and horticulture industries was published in Hawkes Bay Today, 23 May 2018.

Professor Paul Spoonley - was interviewed by TVNZ Breakfast news about the Government’s stricter immigration rules, and the lack of workers in several sectors such as building and horticulture, 21 May 2018.

Professor Paul Spoonley appeared on TV3’s AM show to give his views on the census and the country’s population growth, 22 February 2018.

Professor Paul Spoonley - NZ Herald - Immigration restrictions fail to dampen numbers as NZ hits record net migration gains. 29 March. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - Radio NZ - Auckland's political scene to shift as city gets more diverse. 12 January. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - Radio NZ - Pakeha to become minority in Auckland in decade-plus. 12 January. Click here

Professor Tahu Kukutai and Dr Arama Rata - chapter in book 'Fair Borders? Migration in the Twenty-First Century' and Interview e-Tangata are referred to in The Spinoff - 'Its time for Aotearoa to step up and welcome home more refugees.' 7 July. 

Professor Tahu Kukutai - The Spinoff - Has the 2018 Census failed Māori? 1 August.

Professor Tahu Kukutai - Radio New Zealand  - Māori seats may be impacted by low Census turnout. 31 July.

Professor Natalie Jackson Interview with Jessica Long, education Reporter, re cohort change affecting class sizes and educational demand). Stuff. 8 March.

Professor Natalie Jackson Live radio interview with Jim Mora, The Panel, Radio NZ (on the forthcoming Census) 22 February.

Professor Natalie Jackson Newstalk ZB, Stuff ( Interview re New Zealand's falling fertility rate) 19 February.

2017

Dr Trudie Cain 'The future of guy fawkes may not come with a bang' Taranaki Daily News/Stuff 3 November. Click here 

Dr Trudie Cain Our immigration nation: A reason to worry or a chance to welcome? Taranaki Daily News/Stuff, 1 September. Click here

Professor Myk Cameron Sex, Drugs and Economics Blogspot - How segregated is Auckland, and New Zealand? 14 June. Click here

Professor Myk Cameron Sex, Drugs and Economics Blogspot - Diversity makes us interpret smiles differently. 26 June Click here

Professor Natalie Jackson Radio New Zealand (response to Stephen Hawking's comment on overpopulation 'The world ends in a flaming fireball'). 8 November. Click here

Professor Natalie Jackson Podcast, Nelson's ageing population, Nelson City Council, 27 September. Click here

Professor Natalie Jackson Radio NZ, Michael Cropp (re population growth) 14 August.

Professor Natalie Jackson Population ageing and imperative for aged-care housing to include rental occupancy. Hamilton Press/Stuff. June 1st, 2017. Click here

Dr Arama Rata BFM Interview - LATE at Auckland Museum. 4 August. Click here

Dr Arama Rata Radio New Zealand - Bookmarks 4 August. Click here

Dr Arama Rata Radio New Zealand - Slice of Heaven, available at http://www.radionz.co.nz/programmes/slice-of-heaven/story/201850668/slice-of-heaven

Dr Arama Rata Mana Magazine - He ao kotahi

Dr Arama Rata Radio New Zealand - Better received, better treated and a better understanding of Māori, Voices, Radio New Zealand, available at http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/voices/audio/201848647/better-received-better-treated-and-a-better-understanding-of-maori.

Professor Tahu Kukutai and Dr Arama Rata wrote a chapter in book - "Fair Borders? Migration in the Twenty-First Century'. They have spoken with Mana Magazine, Sunday Star Times and interviewed by Bridget Mills - Radio NZ. Click here to listen to this interview. An article is also in E-TANGATA magazine.

Professor Tahu Kukutai It’s time for Māori to be heard on immigration policy. E-tangata. 18 June 2017.

Professor Tahu Kukutai Author calls for Māori interests to be recognised on immigration. Sunday Star Times. 11 June 2017.

Professor Tahu Kukutai Good news for whānau in stats. Waatea news. 5 April 2017.

Professor Paul Spoonley has contributed to a podcast series Slice of Heaven exploring immigration in NZ - A four-part series launching on RNZ Sunday Morning with Wallace Chapman Sunday 16 July 

Professor Paul Spoonley and Dr Arama Rata are on the panel - LATE at Auckland Museum: Home Sweet Home? A Question of Immigration - Wednesday 9 August 6-9pm. Click here for more information.

Professor Paul Spoonley was interviewed by NZ Herald - Click here to read article 'Would-be migrants with skills needed in the regions targeted'. 25 November.

Professor Paul Spoonley was interviewed by CKNW News Talk AM980 on the 'Similarities Between NZ and BC Real Estate' Click here to listen to this. November.

Professor Paul Spoonley was mentioned in the Southland Times article about a conference on rural women he is presenting at. He was featured in River City Press about a University of the Third Age (U3A) lecture he is giving on politics in a post-truth era, 13 November. 

Professor Paul Spoonley's article - Opinion: Immigration here we go again - Massey News. Click here to read article.

Professor Paul Spoonley - Is Immigration becoming emotionally charged? - Massey News. Click here to read article. 

Professor Paul Spoonley - NZ Herald – Xenophobia not welcome in migrant debate. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - NZ Herald - Beyond the fear factor: New Kiwis can good for us all. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - NZ Herald - 4 views from the front. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley and Professor Jacques Poot - Indian Weekender – Is New Zealand progressively becoming an immigration ‘unfriendly’ country? Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - Indian Weekender – New Zealand’s changing script on immigration.

Professor Paul Spoonley - NZ Herald – Top five source nations for migrant workers not Asian. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - NZ Herald – Soaring migration straining system, warns university expert. 

Professor Paul Spoonley - TV One News – Watch ‘I’m not going to say it’ – PM sidesteps Winston Peters racism question, after NZ First leaders attack on ‘two Asian immigrant’ NZ Herald reporters. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - NZ Herald – Visa change a lose-lose: employer. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - NZ Herald – Migrants face double blow. 

Professor Paul Spoonley - NZ Herald – New housing attracts migrants to Shore. Click here

2016

Professor Jacques Poot Community – University of Waikato magazine - Migration changing the face of Europe.

Professor Jacques Poot Otago Daily Times – Refugee resettlement in Dunedin.

Professor Jacques Poot Indian Weekender – Increase of the required residency for superannuation from 10 to 20 years.

Professor Paul Spoonley - The diversity dividend - Massey News Click here to read article.

Professor Paul Spoonley - Transformative times - are the regions ready? - Massey News Click here to read article.

Professor Paul Spoonley - The Dominion Post – National  Portrait - Paul Spoonley – diversity expert. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - NZ Herald – City gaining 600 migrants every week. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - NZ Herald – They voted for Brexit. Now many Brits are looking to exit to NZ. Click here

Professor Paul Spoonley - NZ Herald – Chinese migrants will be most affected by immigration rule changes, says expert. Click here 

Professor Paul Spoonley - Hawkes Bay Today – Challenging demographic future Click here

Professor Tahu Kukutai - Researchers challenge Maori data use. Waatea news. 18 November 2016.

2015

Professor Paul Spoonley is on the panel -  LATE at Auckland Museum: Auckland Eats Itself - Tuesday 13 October 6-9pm. Click here for more information.

Professor Jacques Poot talks to Mike Hosking - Newstalk ZB 22/9/15 on 'Migration Boom'. Click here to listen to this interview.

Professor Paul Spoonley's latest article - Opinion: When I am 64...  Massey News. Click here to read article. 

Professor Paul Spoonley spoke at the New New Zealand Forum in New Plymouth last week. He was interviewed by Robyn Martin - Radio NZ. 'Treaty settlements in Taranaki have been described as a potential game changer in the battle to defuse a demographic time bomb ticking in the province.' Click here to read more of this article.

Professor Jacques Poot was interviewed by Ian Telfer for the Insight programme on Radio New Zealand National on Sunday 31st May. The topic was "Auckland: Shining Star or Black Hole?" To hear this discussion click here.

Professor Paul Spoonley is heading the latest NZ forum in Hawkes Bay this week - 25th May.To read more click here.

Professor Paul Spoonley discusses what record immigration levels mean for NZ with Kathryn Ryan - Radio NZ National  (Nine to Noon) To hear the interview click here.

For more information on the New New Zealand Forum see the Massey Newsletter  'Silver economy' - a silver bullet for regions? Could the spending power of a growing ageing population and an emerging Māori economy provide a new base for economic and social prosperity in regions? Major population changes are set to transform New Zealand, and could offer possible options for regional economic prosperity in the form of the ‘silver economy’ and in post-Treaty settlements.

To see the Governments's press release on the new policy to attract more migrants to the regions click here

Professor Paul Spoonley writes article for The Dominion Post 'British election highlights the new fractures in society'. To read article click here.