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Evaluating Auckland’s amalgamation

Friday, 31 July 2015, 7:36 am | Massey University

Massey University recently hosted a seminar for researchers of the unitary local government model implemented in Auckland in 2010. The aim was to review the governance reform after its fifth year in existence and evaluate its success. More >>

Growing the pool of future female leaders

Friday, 24 July 2015, 2:01 pm | Massey University

The New Zealand Herald’s recent survey of executive pay not only failed to find any women earning top dollars – it also revealed there are currently no female chief executives of NZX 50-listed companies. More >>

Primary schools sought for health and wellness week study

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 4:57 pm | Massey University

More children are sought for New Zealand’s first-ever comprehensive investigation measuring the connection between a range of health indicators and the risk of diabetes or heart disease, also known as cardio-metabolic health. More >>

Employers must adapt to older workers’ needs

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 10:05 am | Massey University

Employers will need to consider more flexible work schedules and reduced hours to accommodate the needs of an expanding older workforce, according to Massey University researchers. More >>

Strong response in China to property investment claims

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 11:05 am | Massey University

Social media sites and news agencies in China are running hot with feedback in reaction to suggestions overseas-based Chinese investors have an undue influence on the Auckland property market. More >>

South Asia films to help Nepal quake survivors

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 11:24 am | Massey University

Documentaries about the harsh lives of slate-miners near Kathmandu, and the story behind the re-connection of an ancient Himalayan trade route will screen in Palmerston North to raise money for survivors of the devastating quake in Nepal, thanks to a ... More >>

‘Wraparound’ solution needed for family violence

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 9:25 am | Massey University

Addressing family violence that costs multi-millions and scars thousands in immeasurable ways should be a top government priority, says a Massey University clinical psychologist who has worked with domestic violence and child abuse victims here and in the US ... More >>

Is NZ Ready for Consumer-Driven Quit Smoking Programmes?

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 10:25 am | Massey University

Trying to get people to stop smoking has been a public health priority in New Zealand for 30 years. More >>

The rise of Māori academic achievement in mental health

Friday, 3 July 2015, 4:09 pm | Massey University

The phenomenal success of a groundbreaking programme to develop Māori Health professionals has been celebrated at a special hui in Auckland today. More >>

Research explores winning off the rugby field in Samoa

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 2:11 pm | Massey University

As much as NZD $21 million is sent back back to the Pacific Islands annually by Pasifika athletes now resident in New Zealand and other parts of the world, a study investigating the value of sport-generated remittances has found. More >>

Auckland continues to break affordability records

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 11:02 am | Massey University

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows that homes in Auckland are now 56 per cent less affordable than the rest of the country – the second consecutive quarter that margin has reached record levels. More >>

Algebra advocate wins prestigious maths award

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 10:41 am | Massey University

Researching ways to introduce primary school learners to the “big ideas” of mathematics through algebra has earned a Massey University maths education scholar a prestigious award from the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. More >>

Massey University celebrates Māori Language month

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 2:23 pm | Massey University

From left, Kaihautu Māori Sheeanda Field with Senior Māori advisor Jacob Tapiata demonstrate the Māori scrabble game. Photo: MASSEY UNIVERSITY More >>

Japanese film a rare road movie gem

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 10:33 am | Massey University

The Japanese film Haru’s Journey – to screen at Massey University’s Auckland campus on Monday, July 8 – is a rare road movie gem, filmed in the Tohoku region before the devastating 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. More >>

Europe holds its breath as Greek deadline looms

Monday, 29 June 2015, 1:10 pm | Massey University

June 30, 2015 is the deadline for Greece to repay Euro 1.6 billion to the International Monetary Fund and the chance of Greece defaulting is very real, Professor Schumacher says. More >>

Universities have role to play in regional growth

Sunday, 28 June 2015, 12:18 pm | Massey University

Tertiary institutions like Massey University have a key role to play in developing regional innovation hubs to drive economic growth, says Labour MP David Cunliffe. More >>

$16 million funding for food processing research

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 12:34 pm | Massey University

Cutting-edge research in food engineering will be funded in a new programme that brings together engineers and scientists from universities and crown research institutes to improve profits for New Zealand food producers. More >>

Japanese photographic exhibition comes to Albany

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 5:22 pm | Massey University

An uplifting exhibition of 123 photographs showing aspects of the Tohoku region in Japan before its devastation by the 2011 tsunami and earthquakes, will open at Massey University’s Auckland campus library on July 11. More >>

Massey scriptwriter’s second film in NZ competition

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 4:29 pm | Massey University

Madam Black, a short film written by Dr Matthew Harris, a tutor at Massey University’s Auckland campus, will appear in the New Zealand's Best Competition at the New Zealand International Film Festival next month. More >>

Women cheese-makers part of Taranaki life in WWI

Monday, 22 June 2015, 12:37 pm | Massey University

One hundred years ago it was not considered respectable for farmers’ wives to work on the land. But heavy duty farming tasks and cheese making in local factories became women’s work during the First World War, says Massey University historian Associate ... More >>

 

 

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