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Backing the Black Sticks

Monday, 25 July 2016, 1:20 pm | Massey University

Black Sticks captain Simon Child has a big task ahead – uniting his team in Rio, in the hope of winning gold. But aside from the team’s love of hockey, they also have another bond – 14 of the 16-strong team, are current or former Massey University ... More >>

Massey tests team weight loss for Māori and Pasifika

Friday, 22 July 2016, 11:44 am | Massey University

A new team weight loss competition for Māori and Pacific people is to be trialled by Massey University’s School of Public Health. The study, led by Associate Professor Marewa Glover, will involve three competitions, in Northland, Manawatū and a Pasifika ... More >>

Withdrawal of media coverage at Rio Olympics

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 5:17 pm | Massey University

School of Journalism senior lecturer Dr Catherine Strong says it’s “disheartening” that the NZ Herald and Fairfax Media have had to withdraw their reporting teams, including photographers and videographers, from on site coverage of the Rio Olympics ... More >>

Bond of brothers

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 11:53 am | Massey University

Alistair Bond and his Olympic gold medalist brother Hamish share more than just a love of rowing. The siblings are also bonded by their connection with Massey University. More >>

End of life plans added to healthy ageing study

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 12:25 pm | Massey University

It is 10 years since Massey University researchers launched the first comprehensive survey to find out how well New Zealanders are ageing – now they want the next generation of people aged 55 and over to sign up. More >>

Where’s your ‘standing place’?

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 3:28 pm | Massey University

Bachelor of Arts student Brandon Young travels Tamaki Drive past Bastion Point often. But he knew nothing of its historic significance as the site of a major Māori land protest in the 1970s until this year. More >>

Attitudes ‘radically different’ 30 years after gay bill

Monday, 11 July 2016, 2:44 pm | Massey University

Acceptance of transgender people and the bullying of young LGBT people remain serious issues, but society’s attitudes overall are “radically different” to 30 years ago when her bill to decriminalise homosexuality was passed, says former MP Fran ... More >>

Massey and Wuhan celebrate 10-year partnership

Monday, 11 July 2016, 12:09 pm | Massey University

One of the most successful and long-lived partnerships between a New Zealand and Chinese university celebrated its tenth anniversary last week in Wuhan, China. More >>

Māori journalism recognised in expanded awards

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 4:29 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s Māori book awards are being expanded this year to celebrate excellence in Māori journalism. The 2016 Ngā Kupu Ora Awards, Celebrating Māori Books and Journalism will include the first national Māori journalism award. More >>

Livestock and sustainability – challenges and opportunities

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 11:08 am | Massey University

Livestock may provide one-third of the value of global agricultural production, but it comes at a big cost for the planet. Livestock uses 80 per cent of the world’s agricultural land, putting pressure on water resources and biodiversity and emitting ... More >>

Massey launches te reo for business resource

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 10:36 am | Massey University

Massey University is urging businesses to include te reo in their business practices. Dr Farah Rangikoepa Palmer (Waikato/Ngāti Maniapoto) heads Massey’s Te Au Rangahau, Māori Business & Leadership Centre and says including te reo is a vital way ... More >>

Beware the bold visionary

Monday, 4 July 2016, 12:36 pm | Massey University

A new book being launched in Leadership Week 2016 has questioned our modern obsession with the charismatic, transformational leader. More >>

Massey-hosted food safety partnership awarded $1.25M

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 3:17 pm | Massey University

A new partnership involving nine New Zealand research organisations has been awarded $1.25 million in funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. More >>

Punitive welfare a blight on NZ’s poor

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 11:47 am | Massey University

The stresses and struggles of the poor are being intensified by a punitive welfare system, say authors of a hard-hitting new book on the causes of poverty and associated health inequalities. More >>

Identity and change themes in Latin American forum

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 3:28 pm | Massey University

Latin America’s colonial legacies and the impact of neoliberalism as well as food, football, film and feminism are among topics at conference of Latin American scholarship at Massey University’s Auckland campus next week. More >>

Massey offers US students smart tourism experience

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 12:16 pm | Massey University

Nine American university students are making the most of their summer break with a unique tour of New Zealand that combines tourism with business field trips and a work experience placement. More >>

Shewan review gets it right, says academic

Monday, 27 June 2016, 5:41 pm | Massey University

John Shewan’s report on the use of New Zealand foreign trusts for illicit purposes has many excellent recommendations, says Massey University tax expert Dr Deborah Russell. More >>

Empowering Pasifika youth

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 1:02 pm | Massey University

Young Pasifika people living in the United States experience similar social and health inequities to Pasifika people living in New Zealand, says a Massey University researcher. More >>

Research to help prevent child sex abuse

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 11:04 am | Massey University

A researcher looking into how to help prevent people who are sexually attracted to children from acting on this attraction is surveying adults who feel the attraction but have never sexually abused a child. More >>

Mystified by NCEA? Fun app helps track student progress

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 10:55 am | Massey University

Massey University has developed an app to help high school students track their NCEA progress – and it’s actually fun to use. More >>

 

 

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