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  1. Video for Research shows a quarter of all Māori deaths are due to cancer
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    Research shows a quarter of all Māori deaths are due to cancer

    More than a quarter of all deaths among Māori are attributable to cancer, research published in the New Zealand Medical Journal shows.

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    Otago University defends diversity quota after Māori students' concerns

    Otago University has defended its track record on delivering for Māori and Pasifika, after a backlash from its own Māori students association. 

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    #MeToo advocate Dr Hera Cook strives to protect wāhine

    Historian writer Dr Hera Cook has been writing about heterosexual sexuality for the last 30 years and says its been a long battle to get equality for women in particular in the workplace. She also has been a prominent advocate for the '#Me Too' movement, a movement against sexual harassment and sexual abuse.  

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    Polio survivor speaks out about his life with the disease

    "I thought I was an ordinary kid until I reached school - when the other school kids started to give me nasty nicknames." Very hurtful were the memories polio survivor Phillip Rudolph remembers growing up in Manurewa, Auckland. In 1958, as a new-born baby Rudolph contracted the disease. His attempts to live a normal life were hindered because of his condition and led him to a turbulent life of crime. Since Rudolph has become a voice for other Polio survivors. 

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    Historic graduation for Māori researcher at the University of Otago

    Chanel Phillips (Ngāti Hine) has become the first doctoral graduand of Te Koronga, the Māori postgraduate research excellence group at The University of Otago.

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    Alcohol consultation "failing Māori communities"

    Māori voices are not being meaningfully engaged with when it comes to liquor licensing legislation, new research from the University of Otago.

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    All smiles after being accepted to study dentistry

    Having received his final NCEA results, former Wainuiomata High School student Ethan Kamana is one step closer to fulfilling his dream of becoming a dentist.  

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    The Tapsell whānau tradition continues

    Ngāti Whakaue medical graduand Jack Tapsell will become the third member of his family to graduate with a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) from the University of Otago.

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    The rise of Māori health professional graduands

    Seventy-six Māori students from Otago’s health professional degrees will graduate this Saturday, 8 December, making it the largest cohort of Māori health professionals to graduate from the University of Otago.

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    Professors honoured for contribution to indigenous health

    Associate Professor Pitama and Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith have received awards at the 2018 New Zealand Research Honours.

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