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.

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".
E-voting and the other ‘E’s missing in action
Tuesday 12 March 2019
Two of the Massey Business School's local government experts explain why they won't be voting for e-voting.
Designs on China thanks to PM Asia scholarship
Friday 1 March 2019
Internships with companies in Mainland China's massive fashion and clothing industry have given Massey University design students fascinating insights into cultural aspects of the business, thanks to...
Mastering sports event management
Tuesday 12 February 2019
A year ago, Amanda Isada was completing her Masters in Sport Management undertaking a professional practice placement with Harbour Sport and Harbour Volleyball in Auckland.
How to recover from the Christmas overspend
Tuesday 29 January 2019
Now that Christmas is a distant memory, the credit card statements and other bills are starting to arrive. Fin-Ed Centre director Pushpa Wood offers some advice.
Opunake to Ecuador for BA grad and film-maker
Monday 28 January 2019
From a campaign to ban single-use plastics in a Taranaki seaside settlement to large-scale deforestation in Ecuador - Los Angeles-based Kiwi David Cranstoun Welch has forged a path making...
Opinion: If we legalise cannabis we must keep business at bay
Wednesday 23 January 2019
We must beware of extreme ideological positions in our cannabis discussion. In particular it would be good to acknowledge the "war on drugs" is not a particularly relevant concept.
Creating the next generation of sports industry professionals
Monday 17 December 2018
Professor Andy Martin doesn't just pass on knowledge to his students - he develops "confident people who can thrive anywhere".
Dining hall staffer’s departure ends 21-year partnership
Friday 14 December 2018
A partnership of 21 years has ended with the departure of popular Manawatū campus dining hall staff member Pam Mills last Friday.
Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital
Wednesday 28 November 2018
Ah, the proverbial academic conference - for Classical Studies lecturer Associate Professor Gina Salapata a recent trip to a conference in Portugal was literally all about proverbs.
BA students behind plastic-free Opunake
Thursday 22 November 2018
It's almost the last straw for Opunake where residents will say good riddance to single-use plastics. The Taranaki coastal settlement could soon become New Zealand's first town free of single-use...
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