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Pacific human rights issues discussed

Pacific human rights issues discussed

More than 70 human rights practitioners, researchers and academics from the Pacific region attended a conference at Massey University's Auckland campus on December 8-10 to discuss human rights.

Native wildlife displayed on 'virtual museum' website

Native wildlife displayed on 'virtual museum' website

Visitors to a new Massey University website will be able to get their hands on a tuatara skull, an ancient marine fossil, and a skink - virtually that is.

Excellence in Māori literature celebrated

Excellence in Māori literature celebrated

Winners in five categories of Massey University's Ngā Kupu Ora Aotearoa Māori Book Awards were celebrated at a ceremony in Wellington last night.

New imaging tool to revolutionise agriculture

New imaging tool to revolutionise agriculture

Massey University has a new state-of-the-art aerial imaging tool in its precision agriculture arsenal that was first developed for military reconnaissance and space exploration.

Native wildlife displayed on 'virtual museum' website

Native wildlife displayed on 'virtual museum' website

Visitors to a new Massey University website will be able to get their hands on a tuatara skull, an ancient marine fossil, and a skink - virtually that is.

Facebook and ‘selfie’ identities for Bhutan refugees

Facebook and ‘selfie’ identities for Bhutan refugees

The 'selfie' pout is regular Facebook fare for Westernised teens. But the power of Facebook and the 'selfie' are also used by refugees to experiment with new cultural identities.

‘Bobbie maths’ raising Pasifika achievement

‘Bobbie maths’ raising Pasifika achievement

A revolution in maths achievement using a culturally-tailored approach developed at Massey University is attracting worldwide attention, and making a difference in the lives of South Auckland school children

New imaging tool to revolutionise agriculture

New imaging tool to revolutionise agriculture

Massey University has a new state-of-the-art aerial imaging tool in its precision agriculture arsenal that was first developed for military reconnaissance and space exploration.

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University News

Heritage sculptures mark Massey's golden jubilee

Heritage sculptures mark Massey's golden jubilee

Heritage sculptures are being unveiled at the three Massey University campuses to commemorate the 50th anniversary of becoming a university.

Vote for the 2014 Quote of the Year

Vote for the 2014 Quote of the Year

From David Cunliffe's apology for being a man, to an emotional tirade by Internet Party press secretary Pam Corkery, it has been another strong year for the witty one-liner.

Porirua teens at international film screening

Porirua teens at international film screening

Aspiring young filmmakers from Canons Creek, Porirua will see movies they made on mobile phones screened alongside professionals this weekend.

New magazine tracks NZ’s demographic shifts

New magazine tracks NZ’s demographic shifts

The demographic shifts transforming New Zealand's future are the focus of the 2014 issue of Future NZ, the annual magazine published by Massey and the NZ Herald.

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Awards and Appointments

Excellence in Māori literature celebrated

Excellence in Māori literature celebrated

Winners in five categories of Massey University's Ngā Kupu Ora Aotearoa Māori Book Awards were celebrated at a ceremony in Wellington last night.

Unique recognition for global disease specialist

Unique recognition for global disease specialist

Massey University Professor Emeritus Roger Morris will become the first scientist from outside North America to be honoured at the prestigious Schwabe Symposium for global disease control in Chicago this Sunday.

Chisti wins Canadian honour

Chisti wins Canadian honour

Nearly 25 years of hard work have culminated in Professor Yusuf Chisti receiving the Engineering Alumni Achievement Medal from Canada's University of Waterloo.

Key roles for Massey staff in winning science team

Key roles for Massey staff in winning science team

Five Massey University staff are leaders or members of a housing and health research team that won New Zealand's most valuable award for scientific achievement, the $500,000 Prime Minister's Science Prize.

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Opinion and Features

Pacific human rights issues discussed

Pacific human rights issues discussed

More than 70 human rights practitioners, researchers and academics from the Pacific region attended a conference at Massey University's Auckland campus on December 8-10 to discuss human rights.

To buy or not to buy?

To buy or not to buy?

In our biggest urban areas it is becoming impossible for many to purchase a home, so is it now time to reframe our expectations?

Regional reform set to shake-up Greater Wellington

Regional reform set to shake-up Greater Wellington

Reform of greater Wellington's regional governance is an essential but not necessarily smooth process writes Associate Professor Christine Cheyne, a specialist in local government and community planning.

Writers' event to explore Kiwis' sense of place

Writers' event to explore Kiwis' sense of place

More than 130 of New Zealand's top writers and literary academics will gather in Wellington next week for a colloquium exploring how a writer's understanding of their place in the world affects their writing.

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Doctorate caps 'big' birthday for China’s First Lady

Madame Peng Liyuan, First Lady to the President of the People’s Republic of China, was the toast of Wellington’s Chinese community after receiving an honorary doctorate today to loud applause at Massey University.

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