OPINION AND FEATURES

A list of all feature articles in chronological order.

Opinion: Defence Capability 2019 – reading between the lines

Opinion: Defence Capability 2019 – reading between the lines

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 Capability Plan 2019, says Dr Wiliam Hoverd.

Magazine of memories for aged care residents

Magazine of memories for aged care residents

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 the elderly residents they befriended.

Massey’s College of Creative Arts to visit Auckland

Massey’s College of Creative Arts to visit Auckland

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 find the next stars of art and design.

What does it take to be a manga star?

What does it take to be a manga star?

Based on the hit Japanese manga series, BAKUMAN。will be shown at Massey University's Auckland campus next month.

Opinion: The endless challenge
Monday 6 May 2019
Professor Jenny Carryer says the rhetoric we have heard for the past 20 years about the need to find new ways of doing things and to utilise the workforce differently is right on point.
Metiria Turei's resignation, the media and democracy
Saturday 20 April 2019
The resignation of former Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei is an interesting case study in the role traditional and social media play in political events.
Opinion: Overseas counter-terrorism mistakes NZ is repeating
Friday 12 April 2019
Overseas experience warns that a number of repeated and common errors occur in the aftermath of an event like Christchurch, says Dr John Battersby.
Living in her father’s shadow
Thursday 11 April 2019
Kurara: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai's Daughter is the biopic story of O-Ei - the daughter of Edo period (1603 - 1868) master painter Katsushika Hokusai.
Massey brings EPICOH symposium to Wellington
Tuesday 9 April 2019
Associate Professor Jackie Benschop will discuss her research around leptospirosis at the 27th International Symposium on Epidemiology in Occupation Health, being held in Wellington this month.
Work-Integrated Learning leads to major event experiences
Monday 8 April 2019
Next week, Bachelor of Sport and Exercise graduate Callum Smith will be the guest speaker at the New Zealand Association of Cooperative Education Conference, in Wellington.
Pasifika Director calls for media cultural awareness
Friday 5 April 2019
Massey's Pasifika Director says more needs to be done to ensure New Zealand reporters are culturally aware.
Opinion: Royal Commission must be an inquiry, not an inquisition
Thursday 4 April 2019
The Prime Minister's announcement of a Royal Commission into the Christchurch terror attack was inevitable. The country needs to know why this attack was able to be planned, and carried out to such...
Opinion: Health equity in older age
Tuesday 2 April 2019
The media often focus on older people as a discrete group, whose needs must be balanced against the needs of younger groups. As a result, suggestions for healthy ageing tend to focus on promoting...
Opinion: Supporting those traumatised by terrorism
Friday 22 March 2019
As many Muslims return to mosques today, they will need ongoing support. Massey lecturer Fatima Junaid shares insights from her research and personal experience.
Opinion: Combating fears to reduce hate
Monday 18 March 2019
In the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings, Professor Stephen Croucher discusses how we all can combat the psychology of fear and hate.
Opinion: Protecting religious diversity in NZ after Christchurch
Saturday 16 March 2019
Vital for healing after Christchurch will be a careful engagement with experience of managing religious diversity. Goodwill will need to be fostered in our streets and suburbs, says Dr Wil Hoverd.
Opinion: Mosque shootings - politics of hate ends our innocence
Saturday 16 March 2019
Extremist politics, including the extreme nationalist and white supremacist politics that appear to be at the core of this attack on Muslims, have been part of our community for a long time, says...
Opinion: Why I support the school strike for climate
Friday 15 March 2019
There are amazing teachers working within our schooling system to promote critical and creative learning - but our secondary schooling system is still oriented to what is known as"'reproductive...
What's missing from the capital gains tax debate
Friday 15 March 2019
Alison Pavlovich goes beyond the attention-grabbing headlines to explain why the Tax Working Group proposals are a reallocation of the tax burden, not a "tax grab".
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