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New magazine tracks NZ’s demographic shifts

New magazine tracks NZ’s demographic shifts

The demographic shifts transforming New Zealand's future are the focus of the 2014 issue of Future NZ, the annual magazine published by Massey and the NZ Herald.

Calls for PM to review retirement age

Calls for PM to review retirement age

It is time for the Prime Minister to consider raising the retirement age, said Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley at this morning's New New Zealand Forum.

Massey congratulates Three60 on 100 episodes

Massey congratulates Three60 on 100 episodes

International news show Three60 celebrates its 100th episode this weekend, cementing a three-year partnership between MediaWorks and Massey University.

Doctorate caps 'big' birthday for China’s First Lady

Doctorate caps 'big' birthday for China’s First Lady

Madame Peng Liyuan, First Lady to the President of the People's Republic of China, was the toast of Wellington's Chinese community after receiving an honorary doctorate today to loud applause at Massey University.

Super-diverse Auckland in global study

Super-diverse Auckland in global study

Auckland's super-diversity will be under the research spotlight as part of a comparative global study by a top German research institute.

Calls for PM to review retirement age

Calls for PM to review retirement age

It is time for the Prime Minister to consider raising the retirement age, said Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley at this morning's New New Zealand Forum.

Leptospirosis video potential lifesaver for farmers

Leptospirosis video potential lifesaver for farmers

A new video series produced and developed by Massey University researchers may save some of the 100 people each year that are affected by leptospirosis.

Pressing population issues focus of forums

Pressing population issues focus of forums

New Zealand urgently needs a high-level strategy on population change if the country is to avoid an array of problems, says Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley.

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New magazine tracks NZ’s demographic shifts

New magazine tracks NZ’s demographic shifts

The demographic shifts transforming New Zealand's future are the focus of the 2014 issue of Future NZ, the annual magazine published by Massey and the NZ Herald.

Emergency controllers review their skills

Emergency controllers review their skills

Some of NZ's most experienced emergency managers spent a week at the Wellington campus teaching others what it means to be a Civil Defence Emergency Management Controller.

Massey historians ensure Anzacs in US war books

Massey historians ensure Anzacs in US war books

Massey military historians have ensured the story of New Zealand and Australiain soldiers is well-represented in an American publisher's five-volume set of encyclopedias on World War I.

Massey congratulates Three60 on 100 episodes

Massey congratulates Three60 on 100 episodes

International news show Three60 celebrates its 100th episode this weekend, cementing a three-year partnership between MediaWorks and Massey University.

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Awards and Appointments

Honorary doctorate for China's First Lady

Honorary doctorate for China's First Lady

Madame Peng Liyuan, First Lady to the President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping, will be conferred with an Honorary Doctorate of Literature from Massey University on Thursday at a special ceremony at the Wellington campus.

$5.1 m in Marsden grants for Massey researchers

$5.1 m in Marsden grants for Massey researchers

Ten Massey University-led research projects will receive research funding worth more than $5.1 million from the Government's Marsden Fund this year.

Timely piece a winner in kinetika awards

Timely piece a winner in kinetika awards

A kinetic sculpture featuring a rotating hourglass to represent controversy over the proposed iron sand mining off the Patea coast has won a Massey University award at kinetika.

Top agriculture students honoured

Top agriculture students honoured

Third-year Bachelor of AgriCommerce student Monique Mathis has been crowned Massey University Agriculture Student of the Year.

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Opinion and Features

Belinda fundraises to get out on her bike

Belinda fundraises to get out on her bike

Getting out in Auckland's great outdoors can be fantastic - but it's much harder to access in a regular wheelchair.

Opinion: Roastbusters story is chilling

Opinion: Roastbusters story is chilling

Feminist commentator and business lecturer Dr Deborah Russell explains why she finds every aspect of the Roastbusters case so disturbing.

Exposure unveils potential new Optimist design

Exposure unveils potential new Optimist design

Industrial design student Tim Arbuckle wants more young people to get into the sport of sailing and he believes he may have the design to get nine to 15 year-olds messing about in boats.

Opinion: Universities' Challenge

Opinion: Universities' Challenge

Vice-Chancellor Steve Maharey warns that New Zealand universities will continue to slip down global rankings without better funding and organisation.

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Doctorate caps 'big' birthday for China’s First Lady

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