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.

Supportive environment helps Colombian student to succeed
Friday 8 June 2018
Studying internationally can be daunting, but the challenges are worth it, says Colombian student Juana Maria Castillo Lopez.
Opinion: Can New Zealand’s wellbeing budget help address social inequalities?
Wednesday 6 June 2018
Plans for a wellbeing budget have been met with scepticism and hope, writes Dr Anna Matheson.
Five budgeting tips for retirement planning
Thursday 31 May 2018
Retirement can be expensive. It's hard enough to calculate how much money you'll need to live, let alone how to plan for hidden and unexpected costs.
Should you give your kids pocket money?
Friday 25 May 2018
As director of the Westpac Massey Fin-Ed Centre, one of the most common questions Dr Pushpa Wood gets is, 'Should I give my children pocket money?'
Opinion: Why we should care about what happens in DR Congo
Thursday 24 May 2018
Despite its low profile in global news, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) is more than just an Ebola health concern - it has strategic significance for the west and for China and is a...
Suits: Where to from here for leadership?
Thursday 24 May 2018
In the final instalment of his 'Suits' series, Dr Ralph Bathurst discusses how artificial intelligence will make the hero-leader irrelevant.
Nights with Frankenstein – juggling BA and family
Monday 21 May 2018
Writing an internationally acclaimed essay on the feminist themes of gothic novel Frankenstein may not be typical of how mothers spend precious evenings when their youngsters are in bed.
Exploring drug availability, prices and help services
Monday 21 May 2018
Associate Professor Chris Wilkins will highlight the findings from his recent drug and alcohol research at the Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference on the Gold Coast next week.
Suits: Leadership for the age of access
Friday 18 May 2018
Dr Ralph Bathurst takes a big-picture view in his Suits analysis this week - how do we reinvent leadership for the age of the Internet?
Opinion: Actions have meanings
Friday 18 May 2018
This is Aotearoa New Zealand - the home of te reo Māori, says Dr Steven Elers, and it's time for everyone to acknowledge and respect te reo's special place in our culture.
Can we build infrastructure without immigration?
Thursday 17 May 2018
Infrastructure build and immigration represent a tricky balancing act for the Government, especially in Auckland, says Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley.
Opinion: Budgeting for climate change
Wednesday 16 May 2018
The climate is already changing so we will now need to invest heavily in both climate adaptation and mitigation actions. Professor Ralph Sims outlines the Budget options.
Budget 2018: A conservationist's wish-list
Wednesday 16 May 2018
At Budget time there are so many competing interests, but Massey's Dr Luis Ortiz-Catedral puts in a plea to not forget conservation.
Opinion: Tax is a topic for future Budgets
Tuesday 15 May 2018
Taxes are generally a feature of Budget day - but Massey's tax experts predict a Budget based on spending decisions, not revenue collection.
Will Labour’s first Budget whip up a storm?
Tuesday 15 May 2018
The Labour Government has signalled some big changes in priorities - and Thursday's Budget will be the first step in a long and difficult journey, says Professor Christoph Schumacher
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