OPINION AND FEATURES

A list of all feature articles in chronological order.

Massey lecturer returns from Japan with fresh thinking

Massey lecturer returns from Japan with fresh thinking

Senior design lecturer Mark Bradford has recently returned from a trip to Japan where he presented his BeWeDō research - an approach he describes as like "yoga for communication".

Housing affordability – we all want to solve it

Housing affordability – we all want to solve it

Last week the new Housing Minister Megan Woods sat on a panel with property industry experts to discuss the ever-thorny issue of housing affordability.

Analytics degree rockets graduate into new career

Analytics degree rockets graduate into new career

When Varoon Nair launched into his Master of Analytics, he was drawn by the exciting new frontiers of data science... He did expect it to land him a job at a rocket company.

FIFA referee getting used to the heat

FIFA referee getting used to the heat

Just over a year ago Matthew Conger was in Russia refereeing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. Now, with the support of Massey University, he is preparing for his next challenge.

Badminton star hits a balance between study and sport
Wednesday 3 July 2019
First-year Bachelor of Sport Management student Edward Lau has his sights set on representing New Zealand on the badminton court in coming years.
Opinion: Securing New Zealand’s position as a premium food producer
Tuesday 2 July 2019
It's been called "The Great Food Transformation", people eating less meat and dairy and more plant-based foods. It may sound like doom and gloom for New Zealand agriculture but it's not
Weighty goals for sport and exercise student
Tuesday 2 July 2019
Bachelor of Sport and Exercise student Samantha Hansen is heading to Samoa next week to compete in the Oceania and Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships.
Opinion: Suppressing criminal names out-dated
Tuesday 25 June 2019
In most cases there are valid arguments for and against granting a suppression order - but none of that matters when the identities of perpetrators are easily accessed online.
An unofficial guide to voting in this year’s local elections
Tuesday 25 June 2019
Can you name your local ward, local board or DHB representative? It's time to demand those standing in this year's local elections make themselves known, says Dr Andrew Cardow.
What does it take to be a manga star?
Thursday 13 June 2019
Based on the hit Japanese manga series, BAKUMAN。will be shown at Massey University's Auckland campus next month.
Student finds his tribes in hip hop and helping profession
Thursday 13 June 2019
Bachelor of Social Work student Thomas Read is dancing his way through his studies, successfully holding down two jobs, and playing a massive part in a champion hip hop group.
Opinion: Defence Capability 2019 – reading between the lines
Thursday 13 June 2019
A recognition of the looming challenges facing our Pacific neighbours through climate change and pressures on maritime resources has led to a shift in focus expressed in the just-released Defence...
Magazine of memories for aged care residents
Thursday 13 June 2019
Meeting residents in an aged care facility and turning their conversations about the past into a magazine of memories proved to be a rewarding project for Massey University students as much as for...
Massey’s College of Creative Arts to visit Auckland
Thursday 13 June 2019
Staff from Toi Rauwhārangi, Massey University's College of Creative Arts in Wellington, are coming to South Auckland from the 24-26 June to meet with young creatives from secondary schools and...
Aussie farmer’s sacrifices to study vet science
Thursday 6 June 2019
While studying vet science at Massey has meant being separated from his family, John Spearpoint says the sacrifices have been worth it.
Digital services tax a good interim measure
Thursday 6 June 2019
The Government's public consultation about the challenges of taxing multinational digital services companies is timely, says Massey Business School tax expert Dr Victoria Plekhanova.
Sociology: re-imagining hope for these times
Friday 31 May 2019
How useful is sociology in an age where humans are facing massive crises? Sociologist Dr Warwick Tie is spearheading a new programme that couples hope with critical thinking so students are prepped...
Massey student project rolls out to schools nationwide
Friday 31 May 2019
A te reo Māori learning resource developed by a group of design students from Massey University has received nationwide funding from the Ministry of Education.
Digital campfire to renew love of nature
Thursday 30 May 2019
Fostering a love for nature among a generation more focused on digital screens than wilderness scenes is the aim of an online publication just launched by a team of Massey students.
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