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Gallipoli story for children through donkey’s eyes

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 5:02 pm | Massey University

War is a difficult topic. But Roly the Anzac donkey (Penguin NZ) shows how storytelling based on an animal character can powerfully yet sensitively convey the horrors, hardships and heroism of war to younger readers, says children’s author Professor Glyn Harper. More >>

Youth smokers fired up to quit

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 1:37 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s ‘It’s My Life’ smokefree campaign proves that young people are most responsive to messages created by their peers, says project leader Associate Professor Elspeth Tilley. More >>

Run the Night gets Auckland moving

Friday, 20 March 2015, 3:32 pm | Massey University

Massey University is gearing up for the inaugural Run the Night event, which will be held at the Auckland Domain on March 27. More >>

‘Off the Page’ puts writing on the radar

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 4:48 pm | Massey University

Connecting Manawatū people to “the beating heart of book culture in New Zealand” – that’s the aim of a refreshed literary series to kick off at the Palmerston North City library this Friday. More >>

No business case for skinny models in advertising

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 12:46 pm | Massey University

France – the home of couture – is on the verge of banning very thin models from runways and fashion spreads. More >>

Kiwi engineering team takes out Australasian prize

Monday, 16 March 2015, 2:09 pm | Massey University

Taking on their Australian counterparts in a first-year engineering challenge has seen three Massey University students come out tops in the annual Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Challenge. More >>

New book helps to de-mystify dyslexia

Monday, 16 March 2015, 12:18 pm | Massey University

Too many students with dyslexia are falling behind because they don't get adequate support, says a Massey University professor of literacy education and co-author of a new book on the topic. More >>

1080 milk threat likely to be personal, not political

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 5:20 pm | Massey University

The perpetrator of the 1080 infant milk formula threat is likely to be acting from a personal rather than political motivation, says Massey University forensic psychologist Dr Mei Williams. More >>

Massey honours top Thai business leader

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 4:09 pm | Massey University

Greater access for New Zealand to Asian food markets through research and knowledge exchanges between Massey University and a Thai food conglomerate is on the cards. More >>

Massey launches own publishing press

Friday, 27 February 2015, 5:26 pm | Massey University

Massey University scholars and authors will have the chance to share their specialist knowledge with a much wider readership thanks to the launch of a new publishing press this week. More >>

Circus theme for Shakespeare’s King Lear

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:50 pm | Massey University

The tragedy of King Lear gets a makeover as a freak show/circus in this year’s Summer Shakespeare, directed by Chilean-born dramatist and Massey University Visiting Artist-in-Residence Jaime Dörner. More >>

Japanese classic film 'Hachiko' to screen in March

Monday, 23 February 2015, 3:57 pm | Massey University

The classic 1987 Japanese film Hachiko monogatari, shown on 16 mm film stock, will screen film at Massey University’s Auckland campus on March 2. More >>

Celebrating Massey University alumni

Monday, 23 February 2015, 3:55 pm | Massey University

A nurse, a dairy industry stalwart, a food technologist and a social worker will named as Massey University's 2015 Distinguished Alumni at an awards dinner in Auckland next month. More >>

Artist sets sights on New Zealand glacier

Friday, 20 February 2015, 4:56 pm | Massey University

The visit of an international artist will draw attention to the name of a little-known South Island glacier. More >>

Driving New Zealand’s future success north

Monday, 16 February 2015, 10:43 am | Massey University

How does New Zealand want to succeed in the next 50 years, and who will be driving that success? More >>

Art and science in Waiwhakaiho river project

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 5:43 pm | Massey University

A kayaker describes how his eyes turn a different shade of blue in the water. For tangata whenua, it is the umbilical cord that binds Mt Taranaki to the sea. For a Massey scientist, it’s a route of ancient lahars. More >>

Home affordability heads for uncharted territory

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 11:12 am | Massey University

Houses across New Zealand decreased in affordability by 14.1 per cent over the 12 months ending November 2014, according to the latest Massey University Home Affordability Report – and on current trends Auckland’s lack of affordability could reach historic ... More >>

Japanese film season opens with Bread of Happiness

Friday, 23 January 2015, 12:44 pm | Massey University

As summer holidays give way to normal daily work and school routines, the monthly Japanese film screenings return to Massey University’s Auckland campus. More >>

Healthy lifestyles encouraged at new nutrition clinic

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 12:36 pm | Massey University

Achieving your New Year’s resolution to eat heathier just got easier with the opening of a new nutrition and dietetics centre in Auckland. More >>

New student accommodation agreement signed

Monday, 19 January 2015, 8:34 pm | Massey University

The first group of students settling in to Massey University’s new $26.2 million Albany student accommodation village will be in experienced hands, with the signing of an agreement with Campus Living Villages (CLV) to provide accommodation management ... More >>



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