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  1. Video for Robots and racism: People bias towards darker robots
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    Robots and racism: People bias towards darker robots

    People have similar automatic biases towards darker-coloured robots as they do toward people with darker skin colour.

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    Salvation Army report gives voice to low-income communities

    The Salvation Army's first State of Our Communities report released today shows some of New Zealand's lowest income suburban communities feel "forgotten" when it comes to the most difficult social issues.

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    $845k Marsden funding awarded to research last known Māori sail

    A group of researchers are setting out to study what is believed to be the only remaining Māori sail. Māori textiles scholar Dr Catherine Smith says the research will enhance knowledge about how voyaging occurred.

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    HRC awards give researchers opportunity to pursue their passion

    The Health Research Council have awarded around $500.000 to four up-and-coming Māori researchers from the University of Otago, in order to pursue world class projects that are aimed at improving the health and well-being of New Zealanders and to also contribute to the progress in these area’s on an international scale.

  5. Video for New research explores links between culture and health for urban Māori
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    New research explores links between culture and health for urban Māori

    Māori health and cultural academic Sir Mason Durie, has described Te Whānau o Waipereira's newest research publication as ground-breaking. Ka Pū Te Wai o Pereira highlights catalysts of health and wellbeing for Māori families living in West Auckland.

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    Māori Health Scientist awarded for work on indigenous health

    A Māori health scientist Dr Matire Harwood [Ngāpuhi] has been honoured with a fellowship in the 2017 L'Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science programme for her research in addressing the inequities of health-related outcomes between indigenous and non-indigenous people.

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    Pregnant women should sleep on side

    New University of Auckland research has found that expectant mothers should sleep on their side towards the end of pregnancy, after the research found that women who sleep on their backs in late pregnancy may cause problems for the baby.

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    Report reveals Edgecumbe residents unaware of risks or evacuation plan

    Knowledge of an evacuation plan was limited according to findings released from the independent Rangitaiki River Scheme Review Panel.

  9. Video for Mouldy, leaking homes lead to asthma development says research
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    Mouldy, leaking homes lead to asthma development says research

    Research from Otago University proves that leaking and mouldy homes may lead to the development of a first attack of asthma in young children living in them. 

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    One in five NZ children exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

    New evidence shows one in five children continue to be exposed to smoking in cars, and that exposure even increased in 2015.  According to ASPIRE2025 researchers, this contradicts Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children from the hazards of exposure to second-hand smoke 

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