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  • History Professor Sekhar Bandyopadhyay retires

    ‘Love and respect’ were on full display on Thursday 21 November as Professor Sekhar Bandyopadhyay of the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations marked his retirement from Victoria University of Wellington.

  • One of the wrappers printed at Wai-te-ata-Press with chocolate

    Chocolate ink an act of kindness

    Wai-te-ata Press is known for its expertise in printing with ink but in celebration of World Kindness Day (13 November) they experimented with a more unusual substance—Whittaker’s chocolate. This was part of Porirua-based Whittaker’s promotional campaign for World Kindness Day fronted by the design and advertising agency, The Breakout Room, and art director Duncan Munro.