Understanding mis- and disinformation in Aotearoa New Zealand

12 November 2021 Who are we? The Disinformation Project was brought together by Te Pūnaha Matatini, a Centre of Research Excellence hosted by the University of Auckland. We are a team of researchers from diverse academic backgrounds, including history, sociology,...

Mis- and disinformation in Aotearoa New Zealand

9 November 2021 Since February 2020 a small interdisciplinary team, The Disinformation Project, has been observing and analysing open source, publicly available data related to Covid-19 mis- and disinformation on social media, mainstream media, and in physical and...

Modelling the August 2021 COVID-19 outbreak in New Zealand

27 October 2021   We use a branching process model to simulate the Auckland August 2021 outbreak through to early January 2022, including the effects of increasing vaccine coverage by age group and time. Based on vaccination data and bookings for the Auckland...