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: A mid-term election for the ages
Tuesday 6 November 2018
Mid-term elections underway in the US are important not just for Americans - the consequences of Tuesday's events will be felt for years to come. By all of us. Here's why, writes Professor Richard...
Opinion: A caravan of desperation and hope
Tuesday 6 November 2018
Political corruption and repression, gangs, drug cartels, land pressures and climate change make life very difficult for most Hondurans, says Dr Sharon McLennan, who offers insights on the living...
Armistice Day - Q&A with Glyn Harper
Tuesday 6 November 2018
The First World War (1914-1918) was the worst disaster ever for New Zealand in terms of lives lost per capita, and for its legacy of suffering.
Plants, the New Zealand wars and international dancing
Wednesday 31 October 2018
Sarah de Bruin is your typical kid from Dargaville. She grew up on a kumara farm, represented New Zealand in highland dancing, and is now double majoring in plant science and history.
Proposed KiwiSaver changes good, but don’t go far enough
Wednesday 24 October 2018
KiwiSaver expert Dr Claire Matthews says proposed changes to the scheme being considered by government are a step in the right direction, but could go further.
Too many caught out by insurance disclosure rules
Tuesday 23 October 2018
The law allows insurers to ask very few questions at policy creation. But is this fair if consumers are caught out for failing to disclose important information?
Chocolate milk, pie-filler and taking time-out
Tuesday 16 October 2018
While most students are neck-deep in essays, Bachelor of Food Technology student Wade Harrison is currently going through the process of making flavoured-milk.
A passion for waste
Tuesday 9 October 2018
Bachelor of Engineering (honours) student Alison Churchouse has a passion for waste, while some might find that odd, she knows it is a growing problem that is often overlooked.
Opinion: Cameroon election - voting amid risk of civil war
Tuesday 9 October 2018
Recent presidential elections in Cameroon took place in the shadow of numerous security crises, of extremism and terrorism, a growing separatist movement, a stressed economy and rising frustration...
Sport education researcher honoured in special journal
Tuesday 9 October 2018
Dr Dennis Slade has been given the extremely rare and prestigious endorsement of his research in physical education and sport, through a special supplement publication.
Pūhoro challenges students with Trans-Tasman STEM programme
Monday 1 October 2018
The Pūhoro team, in collaboration with the University of Newcastle, ran the Science and Engineering Challenge event for Year 10's in Manawatū and South Auckland recently.
Early settler’s photos reveal a changing landscape
Wednesday 26 September 2018
Environmental historian Dr Catherine Knight's new book celebrates the life and work of a 19th century farmer and beekeeper whose photographs captured colonial life in a remote Manawatū valley...
National Social Workers Day
Monday 24 September 2018
Associate Professor Kieran O'Donoghue commends social workers on the role they play towards personal and community transformation.
Novel reveals Victorian London through Māori eyes
Thursday 20 September 2018
An OE starting in London is a milestone for many young Kiwis. Award-winning author and creative writing lecturer Dr Tina Makereti's new novel explores the intriguing and remarkable 'overseas...
Studying storytelling through silent comics
Thursday 13 September 2018
An avid childhood reader of Tintin, Asterix, Lucky Luke and Donald Duck, Dr Barbara Postema probably didn't envisage she would one day be paid to read and research comics.
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