MASSEY NEWS

Media restructure needed says Dirty Politics author

Media restructure needed says Dirty Politics author

Greater transparency in our political system and a more robustly independent, publicly-funded news media are needed to ensure attack bloggers do not exert undue influence on New Zealand politics.

Visiting artist scheme celebrates 10 years

Visiting artist scheme celebrates 10 years

Feeling "cherished and nurtured" as an artist, and creating award-winning works - these are the rewards for recipients of Massey's Visiting Artist programme, which this week celebrates 10 years of existence.

2014 NZ Food Awards Finalists selected

2014 NZ Food Awards Finalists selected

From Mountain Moonshine to Nice Cream, low-sugar soda to Black Devil Caramel, this year's line up of New Zealand Food Awards finalists are a foodie's delight.

Illustrious creative alumni celebrated

Illustrious creative alumni celebrated

A human rights photographer, a senior designer at global electronics giant Philips, and two illustrators are the 2014 inductees into the College of Creative Arts Hall of Fame.

Media restructure needed says Dirty Politics author

Media restructure needed says Dirty Politics author

Greater transparency in our political system and a more robustly independent, publicly-funded news media are needed to ensure attack bloggers do not exert undue influence on New Zealand politics.

NZ junior track cyclists gain psychological edge

NZ junior track cyclists gain psychological edge

A Massey University lecturer has been helping New Zealand's next generation of track cyclists to get a competitive edge through the use of sport psychology.

New funding of $5.5m for Massey research projects

New funding of $5.5m for Massey research projects

Massey University-led research programmes have received funding totalling just over $3 million in the Government's latest science investment round with an equal share in a further $4.8 million programme being led by the University of Waikato.

Inclusion essential for Maori development

Inclusion essential for Maori development

A call for Māori to move towards greater inclusiveness, a shared vision and to extend alliances nationally and globally concluded a national hui this week.

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University News

Indonesian farmers explore New Zealand systems

Indonesian farmers explore New Zealand systems

A group of Indonesian farmers is studying New Zealand dairy practices at Massey University as part of the Fonterra Dairy Scholarship (Indonesia) Programme.

Students fly high at Massey’s Pasifika Experience Day

Students fly high at Massey’s Pasifika Experience Day

Pasifika secondary school students from the Manawatū region had a taste of what it's like to be a pilot in a flight simulator during a Pasifika Experience Day at Massey University

25 years celebrated for Edogawa and Massey

25 years celebrated for Edogawa and Massey

A 25-year bond between Massey University and Edogawa University was celebrated at the Manawatū campus this week.

Visiting artist scheme celebrates 10 years

Visiting artist scheme celebrates 10 years

Feeling "cherished and nurtured" as an artist, and creating award-winning works - these are the rewards for recipients of Massey's Visiting Artist programme, which this week celebrates 10 years of existence.

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Awards and Appointments

2014 NZ Food Awards Finalists selected

2014 NZ Food Awards Finalists selected

From Mountain Moonshine to Nice Cream, low-sugar soda to Black Devil Caramel, this year's line up of New Zealand Food Awards finalists are a foodie's delight.

New chairman for Riddet Institute

New chairman for Riddet Institute

Dr Kevin Marshall has been appointed as chairman of the Riddet Institute, replacing Dr Jim Watson.

Westlake Boys takes out Economics Challenge

Westlake Boys takes out Economics Challenge

A team from Westlake Boys High School has taken out the 2014 ANZ Massey Economics Challenge by the smallest of margins.

Wetere acknowledged for Māori contribution

Wetere acknowledged for Māori contribution

Former Māori Affairs Minister Dr Koro Wetere has been recognised for spearheading a new era of Māori development.

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Opinion and Features

Japanese films to screen at Albany each month

Japanese films to screen at Albany each month

Afficionados of Japanese films will now get the chance to indulge their passion, with new monthly screenings to be held at the Albany campus. The first screening will be held on October 6 in the Atrium Round Room.

From nurse to doctor – a Tongan legend

From nurse to doctor – a Tongan legend

PhD candidate Sione Vaka headed out to Otahuhu College to talk to students about Tongan myths and legends for Tongan Language Week.

Should stamina-boosting gases be banned?

Should stamina-boosting gases be banned?

Massey University lecturer in sports coaching Paul Macdermid is questioning why the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has banned the use of two performance-enhancing gases without the means to enforce the rules.

Why must politicians tinker with KiwiSaver?

Why must politicians tinker with KiwiSaver?

National is the latest party to announce a new KiwiSaver policy, but what KiwiSaver really needs is to be left alone so New Zealanders can save for their retirement.

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