OPINION AND FEATURES

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Mindless mindfulness in the weight-loss industry

Mindless mindfulness in the weight-loss industry

Mindfulness is a weight-loss industry buzzword at the moment but, says Dr Andrew Dickson, mindful eating makes no sense.

Opinion: The promises and pitfalls of volunteering holidays

Opinion: The promises and pitfalls of volunteering holidays

"Volunteering is the new backpacking". Or so I was told by a volunteer co-ordinator in Fiji recently. People don't want to simply travel anymore, they want to 'give back' and 'help out'.

Back to school bike safety tips

Back to school bike safety tips

For many parents, this week heralds the return to getting the kids ready for school, and for many cycling will be the preferred way to get there. So what do you need to do to keep them safe on the roads?

Massey signs sponsorship deal for Ngāpuhi Festival

Massey signs sponsorship deal for Ngāpuhi Festival

Massey has signaled its commitment to the North, signing up as a major sponsor of the Ngāpuhi Festival this weekend.

Mindless mindfulness in the weight-loss industry
Wednesday 10 February 2016
Mindfulness is a weight-loss industry buzzword at the moment but, says Dr Andrew Dickson, mindful eating makes no sense.
Opinion: The promises and pitfalls of volunteering holidays
Tuesday 9 February 2016
"Volunteering is the new backpacking". Or so I was told by a volunteer co-ordinator in Fiji recently. People don't want to simply travel anymore, they want to 'give back' and 'help out'.
Back to school bike safety tips
Wednesday 3 February 2016
For many parents, this week heralds the return to getting the kids ready for school, and for many cycling will be the preferred way to get there. So what do you need to do to keep them safe on the...
Massey signs sponsorship deal for Ngāpuhi Festival
Monday 25 January 2016
Massey has signaled its commitment to the North, signing up as a major sponsor of the Ngāpuhi Festival this weekend.
Counting sheep? Struggling to sleep?
Monday 18 January 2016
Massey University's Sleep/Wake Research Centre in Wellington is now providing group treatment for people with insomnia - a first in New Zealand.
What does it take to be a lady in Japan?
Thursday 14 January 2016
For as long as she can remember, Haruko has wanted to be a geisha. But it's no easy feat. Based loosely on the Audrey Hepburn classic My Fair Lady, musical comedy Lady Maiko provides a window into...
Need a sustainable post-Christmas eating plan?
Wednesday 13 January 2016
For many, January is a time to think about new starts, healthy habits and getting back into a routine. But it is also the time when we throw ourselves into diets, detoxes and cleanses in an effort to...
Memories of Tonga spark emotional response
Monday 21 December 2015
A moving talk at the Pacific Tertiary Education Forum has put School of Nursing lecturer Sione Vaka in hot demand.
Māori science academy ready to take off
Monday 21 December 2015
Massey University with Te Puni Kōkiri support is launching the first science academy of its kind in New Zealand next year with the help of Māori Aerospace Engineer Mana Vautier.
Loneliness rates higher in older people with visual impairments
Thursday 17 December 2015
Christmas can be a lonely time for many, and new research shows loneliness is much more prevalent, and more severe in older people who are visually impaired.
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