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Simon Bridges slip of the tongue wins 2018 Quote of the Year

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 9:38 am | Massey University

Simon Bridges’ slip of the tongue wins 2018 Quote of the Year Kiwis have voted a slip of the tongue by Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges as 2018’s best quote. More >>

Journalism education’s dynamic changes

Monday, 10 December 2018, 4:29 pm | Massey University

Journalism educators are driving dynamic changes in their institutions and their own association to meet the demands of changing requiements of employers and students. More >>

Life after league: a health perspective

Monday, 3 December 2018, 1:43 pm | Massey University

Rugby league players must be fit, strong and healthy in order to bounce back from injury and be ready to tackle the next game head on. Now, new research has explored the health of retired Māori rugby league players to see if any health advantages ... More >>

Honorary doctorate a double celebration for Sir Mason

Friday, 30 November 2018, 11:04 am | Massey University

On the brink of his 80th birthday and after an honours-studded career, Emeritus Professor Sir Mason Durie will receive a further accolade when he is bestowed with an honorary doctorate by Massey University. More >>

Nutrition concern for older adults at home

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 9:55 am | Massey University

Researchers are calling for screening of vulnerable older adults at risk of poor nutrition and diminished physical performance, in an effort to identify those in need of dietary intervention. More >>

Children’s Holocaust Memorial exhibit unveiled

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 1:04 pm | Massey University

A moving memorial to children murdered in the Holocaust has special resonance for its creator, School of Design senior lecturer Matthijs Siljee. More >>

Passport to Brazil with Portuguese language programme

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 4:54 pm | Massey University

New opportunities in business, culture, education, trade, tourism and diplomacy with Brazil could open up for Kiwis with the launch of the country’s only tertiary-level Portuguese language programme at Massey University. More >>

‘Feral’ conference explores how humans frame nature

Monday, 12 November 2018, 5:22 pm | Massey University

Possums, privet, rats, ragwort, stoats, goats and gorse – the status of invasive species in New Zealand such as these will be part of a broader, global discussion in a conference exploring how we perceive and manage nature, and why we treat certain ... More >>

Swarmstorm design to benefit beekeepers

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 12:13 pm | Massey University

Hobby beekeepers could have an alternative product to recollect swarms and maintain bee reproduction rates thanks to the work of Massey University industrial design student Liam Brankin. More >>

Armistice Day and the legacy of WWI

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:44 am | Massey University

It was the worst disaster ever for New Zealand in terms of lives lost per capita, and for its legacy of suffering. An estimated nine million people – soldiers and citizens – in many countries and of numerous nationalities died. In a double whammy, ... More >>

Investigating the impact of young onset dementia

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:37 am | Massey University

Dementia is often seen as a disease of the elderly, however the young onset of dementia (diagnosis prior to the age of 65 years) is a healthcare reality which poses a unique set of challenges for people, as well as their family and whānau. More >>

Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Journalist Awards - Finalists announced

Monday, 5 November 2018, 9:57 am | Massey University

Massey University has announced the finalists in the Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Journalist of the Year Awards. The University set up the awards in 2016 to highlight the importance of Māori journalism to the national discourse and the revitalisation of te reo Māori. More >>

World Values Survey asks what NZers think

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 11:30 am | Massey University

Questions about Kiwi values have been at the forefront of politics recently, with New Zealand First’s proposed ‘values’ bill for migrants and National’s meltdown over foreign donors, sexual conduct and ethnic candidate selection. More >>

WWI and its aftermath – health impacts on New Zealand

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 10:01 am | Massey University

Massey University war historian Professor Glyn Harper says that mental health problems are one of New Zealand’s main legacies of the immense health impact from the First World War. More >>

Promoting health through waka ama

Monday, 29 October 2018, 1:33 pm | Massey University

Waka ama (outrigger canoe) is one of the fastest growing sports in Aotearoa New Zealand. Now Massey University researchers have joined advocates who increasingly see the activity as a vehicle for hauora (health) promotion. As well as the physical benefits ... More >>

Seniors gather data on age-friendly communities

Monday, 29 October 2018, 1:25 pm | Massey University

Teams of senior citizens are getting out on the streets around New Zealand to gather data on how suitable a neighbourhood is for older residents. The project is a partnership with Massey University health psychology researchers, and the results are shown on ... More >>

Seniors gather data on age-friendly communities

Monday, 29 October 2018, 12:10 pm | Massey University

Teams of senior citizens are getting out on the streets around New Zealand to gather data on how suitable a neighbourhood is for older residents. The project is a partnership with Massey University health psychology researchers, and the results are shown on ... More >>

One-third of Kiwis may drink hazardously their entire lives

Friday, 26 October 2018, 10:03 am | Massey University

Many of us assume that risky drinking is something we ‘grow’ out of as we age, but new research shows that this might not be the case. More >>

Proposed KiwiSaver changes good, but don’t go far enough

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 9:52 am | Massey University

A Massey University KiwiSaver expert says proposed changes to the scheme being considered by government are a step in the right direction, but could go further. More >>

What are the preferred options for cannabis law reform?

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 9:09 am | Massey University

The New Zealand Government recently announced it intends to conduct a national referendum on cannabis law reform by 2020. The Government is also currently in the process of developing a regulatory regime to improve access to medicinal cannabis. But what ... More >>

 

 

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