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The rise of Maori achievement in mental health

The rise of Maori achievement in mental health

The phenomenal success of a groundbreaking programme to develop Māori Health professionals has been celebrated at a special hui in Auckland today.

Research explores winning off the rugby field in Samoa

Research explores winning off the rugby field in Samoa

As much as NZD $21 million is sent back back to the Pacific Islands annually by Pasifika athletes now resident in New Zealand and other parts of the world, a study investigating the value of sport-generated remittances has found.

Auckland continues to break affordability records

Auckland continues to break affordability records

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows that homes in Auckland are now 56 per cent less affordable than the rest of the country.

Algebra advocate wins prestigious maths award

Algebra advocate wins prestigious maths award

Researching ways to introduce primary school learners to the "big ideas" of mathematics through algebra has earned a Massey University maths education scholar a prestigious award from the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia.

Research explores winning off the rugby field in Samoa

Research explores winning off the rugby field in Samoa

As much as NZD $21 million is sent back back to the Pacific Islands annually by Pasifika athletes now resident in New Zealand and other parts of the world, a study investigating the value of sport-generated remittances has found.

Auckland continues to break affordability records

Auckland continues to break affordability records

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows that homes in Auckland are now 56 per cent less affordable than the rest of the country.

Review tests leptospirosis vaccination success

Review tests leptospirosis vaccination success

Massey University scientists have been awarded $480,000 to find out whether the vaccination of dairy cattle against the bacterial disease leptospirosis has been fully effective.

Growing innovation in the primary industries

Growing innovation in the primary industries

Nearly 100 scientists and industry leaders in plant science are discussing how to grow innovation for the primary industries in New Zealand at a conference hosted by Massey University this week.

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The rise of Maori achievement in mental health

The rise of Maori achievement in mental health

The phenomenal success of a groundbreaking programme to develop Māori Health professionals has been celebrated at a special hui in Auckland today.

Largest food science institute tackles global issues

Largest food science institute tackles global issues

A new institute has been launched at Massey University which will deliver not only high quality teaching programmes and multidisciplinary research but also connect with the real world, industry and businesses - all to solve the big food and nutrition challenges facing the globe.

Big Massey presence in New Zealand's World Uni Games team

Big Massey presence in New Zealand's World Uni Games team

Massey students make up a quarter of the New Zealand Universities team attending the World Universities Games in South Korea this month.

July is Maori Language Month at Massey University

July is Maori Language Month at Massey University

Massey University considers the revitalisation of Māori as a language so important it is extending Māori Language Week to a month of activities.

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Awards and Appointments

Further success for Māori fashion designer

Further success for Māori fashion designer

Fashion designer Steve Hall is having a stellar year, winning the Supreme Award at the 2015 Miromoda Fashion Design competition for Māori designers.

Algebra advocate wins prestigious maths award

Algebra advocate wins prestigious maths award

Researching ways to introduce primary school learners to the "big ideas" of mathematics through algebra has earned a Massey University maths education scholar a prestigious award from the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia.

Award for Massey filmmaker’s environment doco

Award for Massey filmmaker’s environment doco

Filming the capture of tiny glass eels under a full moon posed quite a challenge for Massey University lecturer Dr Sy Taffel. But he succeeded and his documentary on the work of Environment Network Manawatū volunteers has now won an award.

Penny made honorary life member of science association

Penny made honorary life member of science association

Distinguished Professor David Penny from Massey University's Institute of Fundamental Sciences has been awarded an honorary life membership of the New Zealand Association of Scientists.

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Opinion and Features

Feet do the talking for Freyberg language students

Feet do the talking for Freyberg language students

More than 100 Spanish and Japanese language pupils from Palmerston North's Freyberg High School hit the dance floor for a hip-swaying salsa lesson at the Manawatū campus this week. The lesson was part of a fun morning of cultural events to highlight the value of learning another language.

Opinion: A code of conduct for all advisers

Opinion: A code of conduct for all advisers

Getting the Financial Advisers Act review right potentially means the difference between investors protecting and growing their assets, or losing everything, says Dr Jeff Stangl.

Japanese film a rare road movie gem

Japanese film a rare road movie gem

The Japanese film Haru's Journey - to screen at Massey University's Auckland campus on Monday, July 8 - is a rare road movie gem, filmed in the Tohoku region before the devastating 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.

Māori ceremony 'un-names' New Zealand glacier

Māori ceremony 'un-names' New Zealand glacier

A South Island glacier has been "un-named" by an international artist accompanied by a representative of Ngāi Tahu.

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