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October 16, 2017

A collective agreement ratified on August 1 has resulted in increased wages for Vic Books employees, although staff are concerned that the agreement does not go far enough to provide livable wages.

October 16, 2017

VUW has failed to respond within the legally required timeframe to multiple Official Information Act requests lodged by Salient this year.

October 16, 2017

Permanent reinstatement of all lifts in the Rankine Brown Building on Kelburn Campus will not take place until October 2019, following damage sustained during the November 2016 earthquake.

October 13, 2017

The results for the 2017 VUWSA Elections have been announced (winners are bolded):   President Marlon Drake — 1920 Name Larson Atkins — 821 Total — 2741   Academic Vice-President Simran Rughani — 2095 Hassan Tariq — 596 Total — 2691   Welfare Vice-President Bethany Paterson — 2063 Summer Wick-Featonby — 623 Total — 2686 […]

October 9, 2017

New Zealand police have been tapping the phones of prison abolitionist group People Against Prisons Aotearoa in what its members say is a gross breach of privacy.

October 9, 2017

The removal of 82 kilometres of Wellington’s electric trolley bus wires will begin on October 10.

October 9, 2017

The New Zealand Defence Industry Association is holding the controversial Defence Industry and National Security Forum from October 10–11 in Wellington, which will be met with protest from activist group Peace Action Wellington.

October 2, 2017

The VUW Council passed a motion ten votes to two in its public meeting on September 25 to increase domestic fees for undergraduate and postgraduate courses by 2% for 2018.

October 2, 2017

CW: Sexual violence. VUW Vice-Chancellor Grant Guilford has issued a response to the Thursdays in Black In Our Own Words report, which found that 83% of tertiary students surveyed have been sexually harassed on a university campus.