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Heather Dawson

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Heather is our Communications Manager here at AUT Millennium. With a BA/BCom from the University of Auckland and postgraduate qualification in communications, Heather honed her copywriting skills in the recruitment and tertiary industries. As a storyteller, she loves to share the inspirational stories of the AUT Millennium community. Her mood will greatly depend on the current (mis)fortunes of the BlackCaps and Warriors. [email protected]

A Family Affair

Spending time with family is high on everyone's priority list, especially at this time of year with Mother's Day on the calendar. For one...

Northland school experiences “Camp AUT Millennium”

For those of us who come to AUT Millennium every day or every week, it's easy to become complacent about the uniqueness of the...

Try a class: Deep Water Running

Silver-haired ladies moving noodles around the pool to a medley of ABBA songs…. Throw out every preconception you might have about aquatics classes. This...

Transitioning into ‘real life’

Changing jobs can be an anxious and nervous time for anyone, but for an athlete, the trepidation around leaving the sport they've dedicated their...

Not your regular holiday programme

A refreshed Athlete Development Holiday Academy programme was a success over the summer, with 30 keen young athletes enjoying movement-based activities for an action-packed...

AUT Millennium Magazine – December Edition

Welcome to the final edition of the AUT Millennium Magazine for 2018! Now that summer is here, we’ve pulled together some water safety advice from...

Continuing education a big focus for Gym team

Robert Garza, Senior Consultant and Programme Specialist at AUT Millennium Gym, loves to learn. He invests a lot of time and energy in keeping...

High hopes visiting high performance environment

It’s written everywhere throughout AUT Millennium – be the best you can be. It’s a message that the Global Games team believe in as...

Patrolling the Shore: Mairangi Bay Surf Lifesaving Club

As the only club on the North Shore, Mairangi Bay Surf Lifesaving Club are preparing for a busy summer. Members of their club actively...

Long term Olympic hopes for NZ Synchro

Before heading to South America to compete internationally, we sat down with the coaching team of our national synchronised swimming squads, the AquaFerns and...

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