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Why New Zealand needs Auckland

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Why New Zealand needs Auckland

Auckland, like many of the world’s big cities, is often pilloried in the provinces. But, while you might not live there, you’d be worse off without it, writes Professor Shaun Hendy. And if New Zealand is to prosper in the knowledge economy, we need to quit the parochialism.


A Massachusetts Institute of Technology study says Auckland University has defied New Zealand's poor record in innovation, entrepreneurship and availability of capital, to build a emerging international centre of excellence

New technology developed at the University of Auckland’s bioengineering institute (ABI) will result in safer and longer lasting hip and knee replacements.