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    There's criticism of Auckland University's purchase of a five million dollar central city home for its incoming Vice-Chancellor

    There's criticism of Auckland University's purchase of a five million dollar central city home for its incoming Vice-Chancellor


    Professor Dawn Freshwater will rent the Parnell house from the university, when she starts her new job in March.

    Students are calling the purchase a "slap in the face".

    New Zealand Union of Students' Associations president Isabella Lenihan-Ikin wonders why the university had to provide accommodation for a highly paid executive like Freshwater.

    The university paid 1.5 million dollars above the council valuation for the house.

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