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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 >>

Inaugural NZ Schools Japanese Trivia Quiz

Friday, 19 June 2015, 2:49 pm | Massey University

This fun event is one of the strategies aimed at getting more kids interested in studying the Japanese language (and other languages too) - a decline in the number of NZ students learning other languages is a big concern among language teachers. More >>

Massey staff raise over $600 for Oxfam

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 4:11 pm | Massey University

A fundraising morning tea held recently at Massey University, as part of a national fundraising drive, raised more than $600 for Oxfam. More >>

Novel follows family history after WWI

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 3:55 pm | Massey University

A Massey University information technology academic has published his first novel – set in New Zealand after World War I and based on his own family history. More >>

Massey man honoured for global poverty research

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 9:50 am | Massey University

A Massey psychologist has been honoured internationally for his research tackling the intractable issue of reducing global poverty. More >>

Web tool lets public determine New Zealand flag

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 10:50 am | Massey University

A School of Design master’s student is challenging the flag selection process by devising a web tool that allows the public to feed their views back in a way, he says, the current government process does not. More >>

Plastic bag-free future for Palmerston North?

Friday, 12 June 2015, 10:37 am | Massey University

Imagine life without them? A Massey University environmental anthropologist can. Dr Trisia Farrelly is part of a Palmerston North group campaigning to get rid of environmentally damaging plastic grocery bags. More >>

China’s First Lady hosts Massey, Weta arts delegation

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 11:27 am | Massey University

China’s First Lady, Madame Peng Liyuan, wants stronger ties between China, Massey University and Weta Workhop following a reception she hosted in Beijing. More >>

Small firms urged to consider frontier markets

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 11:18 am | Massey University

New research from Massey University suggests that many small New Zealand firms could be missing good export opportunities in emerging markets. More >>



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