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    Making history

    Following his interests has led alumnus Dr David Harland into a career at the heart of war, in order to negotiate peace.

  • Jacinda Ardern speaking at a press conference with sign language interpreter to her left.

    Why languages matter

    As we emerge from the last of lockdown and begin to look beyond our borders again, let’s not forget the vital role language skills play in strengthening our economic, political and cultural connections to the rest of the world, writes Sally Hill, Head of the School of Languages and Cultures.

  • The Muaiava family, Sadat seated in chair.

    Adaptability sees Samoan language grow

    Samoan language lecturer Dr Sadat Muaiava is driven by a fascination with how Samoan words are created, used, change meaning, and become obsolete.