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  • Mind Over STEM

    With universities around the world cutting liberal-arts programs and even eliminating entire majors such as history, there is every reason to worry about the fate of the humanities. In an era of deepening technological determinism, we are going to need these disciplines now more than ever, writes Professor Nicholas Agar (School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations).

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    Te Wiki o te reo Māori

    Join us at a range of events being held around Victoria University of Wellington to celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori and make your contribution to the revitalisation of the Māori language. Kia kaha te reo Māori!