ELECTION 2014

Website election queries differ to media focus

Website election queries differ to media focus

An online web platform that enabled voters to ask questions of candidates in the lead up to the general election found the issues were quite different to those in the media.

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

People of a certain age experienced an odd feeling at about 9pm on Saturday. There it was: the realisation that one party had clearly won the election and that we knew precisely who the next government was going to be before we went to bed.

Students want voting to be easier

Students want voting to be easier

More young non-voters would be motivated to participate in September's general election by online voting than a one-off $50 payment, according to the results of a student survey conducted by Massey University.

Issues experts

Issues experts

As well as a strong line-up of political commentators, Massey has a range of researchers who are experts in their field and keen to comment on key election issues.

Election News

Disaster, diaspora, distrust in politics – lecture series

Disaster, diaspora, distrust in politics – lecture series

How do we best cope after a natural disaster? Who do we allow to migrate here? What's with the growing distrust in politics ahead of this year's election? With the housing crisis and associated insecurities? Massey University speakers - in a series of public talks starting next month - will tackle these hot button issues.

Opinion: Fake news and how to spot it

Opinion: Fake news and how to spot it

We are only a few weeks into 2017, but already it seems the phrase of the year might very well be the "F" one. Fake news.

Opinion: The Year No-one Saw Anything Coming

Opinion: The Year No-one Saw Anything Coming

When future generations look back on this year they will refer to it as The Year No-One Saw Anything Coming. Not Brexit, not Trump and now - in our own little antipodean way - not John Key's resignation.

‘She’ll be right’ attitude to security is shortsighted

‘She’ll be right’ attitude to security is shortsighted

Some may be heralding the end of days with President-elect Donald Trump headed to the Oval Office, but a Massey University Professor says increased tension and conflict in the Asia Pacific is coming, no matter who leads the United States, and New Zealand needs to decide to stay on the sidelines or step in.

Opinion: What the Labour-Green deal means for voters
The Labour and Green Parties have signed an agreement to co-operate. Politics commentator Associate Professor Grant Duncan asks: what does this mean,...
Opinion: Meanwhile in the real world... "Where the Left" went wrong
One of the most memorable scenes played out as American tanks rolled across the desert into Baghdad under orders from President George W Bush...
Website election queries differ to media focus
An online web platform that enabled voters to ask questions of candidates in the lead up to the general election found the issues were quite...
Back to the Future
People of a certain age experienced an odd feeling at about 9pm on Saturday. There it was: the realisation that one party had clearly won the...
Disaster, diaspora, distrust in politics – lecture series
How do we best cope after a natural disaster? Who do we allow to migrate here? What's with the growing distrust in politics ahead of this year's...
Opinion: Fake news and how to spot it
We are only a few weeks into 2017, but already it seems the phrase of the year might very well be the "F" one. Fake news.
Opinion: The Year No-one Saw Anything Coming
When future generations look back on this year they will refer to it as The Year No-One Saw Anything Coming. Not Brexit, not Trump and now - in our...
‘She’ll be right’ attitude to security is shortsighted
Some may be heralding the end of days with President-elect Donald Trump headed to the Oval Office, but a Massey University Professor says increased...

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