OPINION AND FEATURES

A list of all feature articles in chronological order.

Tips for fast-tracking your career

Tips for fast-tracking your career

Massey University career development consultant Grant Verhoeven and Massey Business School lecturer Dr Luk Swiatek suggest some quick tips toward fast tracking your career in 2018. Their suggestions about how to get your career firing on all cylinders, are based on thousands of hours of running career coaching, leadership development programmes and research. Here are three:

What the Year of the Dog means for NZ

What the Year of the Dog means for NZ

Associate Professor Henry Chung, an expert in marketing and Chinese culture with the Massey Business School, explains the significance of Chinese New Year - and the benefits it brings to New Zealand.

Love talking to people? Consider communication

Love talking to people? Consider communication

Self-confessed 'people lover' Indyah Tava'e explains why she chose to study communication.

Opinion: PM's baby news sends message on gender equality

Opinion: PM's baby news sends message on gender equality

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's announcement of her pregnancy is fabulous news that we can all celebrate and support. It sends a very empowering message to women, says Grant Duncan.

Opinion: Some pre-election advice to our political leaders
Thursday 9 March 2017
Massey Business School's PR guru Dr Chris Galloway offers some only-slightly-tongue-in-cheek recommendations for "pollies struggling to get their message through".
Panama musician in Spanish-Māori fusion
Thursday 2 March 2017
Rómulo Castro strums and sings softly in Spanish under the shady trees at the Manawatū campus about bringing stories from the Caribbean to the Tasman Sea in the spirit of the 'nueva trova' - new...
Tackling the big issues: The World in Union 2017 Conference
Thursday 2 March 2017
As New Zealand prepares for the British and Irish Lions Tour, Massey University is pulling on its boots for a world knowledge scrum.
Passion for research forges new paths
Wednesday 1 March 2017
Dr Lily George of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hine and Ngātiwai believes Massey University was the place of her blossoming.
Māori literature deserves academic recognition
Wednesday 1 March 2017
Massey's new creative writing lecturer has an ambitious vision - to see Māori literature recognised as distinct field.
The protective effect of breastfeeding on breast cancer
Wednesday 1 March 2017
Public health researchers are calling for more research into the possible protective effects of breastfeeding on the recurrence of breast cancer in those who have previously had the disease.
Opinion: Carter example in addressing sport and alcohol problem
Thursday 23 February 2017
So Dan Carter gets done for driving under the influence in France, allegedly caught drink-driving by police last Wednesday night, reportedly with a blood alcohol level of 0.98g per litre - above the...
Opinion: She’ll be right. Won’t she?
Wednesday 22 February 2017
A month in, and the damage caused by the presidency of Donald Trump is piling up. Three features of the new administration's conduct stand out for those who work in New Zealand's universities: its...
Opinion: Value of humanities should not be underestimated - scientist
Wednesday 22 February 2017
Successive governments have taken the view that education is about generating a short-term profit. For years, tertiary education policy has sought to create and expand a marketplace where the...
The legend ends - Japanese film epic
Wednesday 15 February 2017
The thrilling conclusion to the blockbuster Rurouni Kenshin live-action trilogy will be screened at Massey's Auckland campus next month, as part of the free monthly Japanese film nights.
Opinion: NZ should look before it leaps into an EU trade deal
Friday 10 February 2017
Dr Mark Avis questions the timing of the EU's sudden interest in a trade deal with New Zealand - and advises caution.
Anxious school kids – what can parents do?
Thursday 2 February 2017
The start of the new school year is a time of excitement and nervous anticipation, but for some young people those nerves can bubble up into fully-fledged anxiety.
Does New Zealand need a Māori cancer control strategy?
Wednesday 1 February 2017
Ahead of World Cancer Day, a Massey University public health researcher is calling for government policy focus and action to address the expanding cancer crisis among Māori.
New course to boost te reo teaching
Friday 27 January 2017
The country's kura will soon get an injection of new teachers thanks to the launch of the first university based postgraduate programme in Māori-medium initial teaching.
Opinion: Fake news and how to spot it
Thursday 26 January 2017
We are only a few weeks into 2017, but already it seems the phrase of the year might very well be the "F" one. Fake news.
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