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Opinion: Is there an election image bias?

Opinion: Is there an election image bias?

Which party political leader's image features more frequently in New Zealand's print media? It's a question Professor Claire Robinson sought to answer in 2011 and 2014 and this year she has sifted through newspaper pictorial coverage of the respective campaigns of Bill English and Jacinda Ardern to offer some early analysis.

Massey scholars shine in Undergraduate Awards

Massey scholars shine in Undergraduate Awards

Massey students have been recognised for the high quality of their final year undergraduate work in this year's prestigious international Undergraduate Awards, with three Bachelor of Arts students and one Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts student being awarded Highly Commended.

Journalism students work with TVNZ to produce election videos

Journalism students work with TVNZ to produce election videos

Massey University journalism students, inspired by an online youth engagement voting tool, have produced videos that will screen ahead of election day on Re: TVNZ's online social media-driven news channel.

Dr Wham awarded Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence

Dr Wham awarded Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence

Associate Professor Carol Wham recently received the prestigious Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence in the category of Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics.

Opinion: Is there an election image bias?

Opinion: Is there an election image bias?

Which party political leader's image features more frequently in New Zealand's print media? It's a question Professor Claire Robinson sought to answer in 2011 and 2014 and this year she has sifted through newspaper pictorial coverage of the respective campaigns of Bill English and Jacinda Ardern to offer some early analysis.

Healthy Families NZ a promising approach

Healthy Families NZ a promising approach

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an interim evaluation of the Healthy Families NZ initiative has found it is helping communities around the country to make healthy changes.

Good vibrations reduce muscle aches

Good vibrations reduce muscle aches

New research shows wearable vibration technology can reduce muscle aches and pain after strenuous exercise, benefiting those suffering from tired and sore bodies.

Evolution of a genetic novelty

Evolution of a genetic novelty

Scientists from Massey University have captured the formation of a new gene in real-time evolution experiments.

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University News

Journalism students work with TVNZ to produce election videos

Journalism students work with TVNZ to produce election videos

Massey University journalism students, inspired by an online youth engagement voting tool, have produced videos that will screen ahead of election day on Re: TVNZ's online social media-driven news channel.

Expansion plans for Massey University Auckland campus

Expansion plans for Massey University Auckland campus

Massey University has lodged building consent applications for two major construction projects as part of a $120 million development of its Auckland campus.

Massey supports initiative for young Pacific entrepreneurs

Massey supports initiative for young Pacific entrepreneurs

The Pacific Business Trust has partnered with Massey University to launch the Hatch Youth programme to kickstart the businesses of young entrepreneurs.

Kārearea pair choose Manawatū campus

Kārearea pair choose Manawatū campus

A male and female kārearea have chosen Massey University as their hunting ground recently, giving staff and students rare glimpses of the bird of prey.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey scholars shine in Undergraduate Awards

Massey scholars shine in Undergraduate Awards

Massey students have been recognised for the high quality of their final year undergraduate work in this year's prestigious international Undergraduate Awards, with three Bachelor of Arts students and one Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts student being awarded Highly Commended.

Dr Wham awarded Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence

Dr Wham awarded Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence

Associate Professor Carol Wham recently received the prestigious Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence in the category of Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics.

Critic and conscience award for 'fearless crusader'

Critic and conscience award for 'fearless crusader'

Massey University's Dr Mike Joy has been presented with the inaugural Critic and Conscience Award for the difference he has made to the issue of New Zealand's declining freshwater state.

Pioneering Massey projects awarded almost $10m

Pioneering Massey projects awarded almost $10m

Five Massey University research projects have received a combined $9.85 million to propel their pioneering ideas in science and society.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: I’ve voted – now remind me what happens next?

Opinion: I’ve voted – now remind me what happens next?

After an inauspicious beginning, this year's election campaign has transformed into the most gripping in living memory, says Professor Richard Shaw.

Is Jacinda vs Bill actually leadership vs management?

Is Jacinda vs Bill actually leadership vs management?

Dr Suze Wilson says we often value 'leadership' at the expense of 'management' - and we need both, not just one or the other. Something to consider at election time.

On the Fence team nominated for innovation awards

On the Fence team nominated for innovation awards

The Design + Democracy Project has been nominated for two New Zealand Innovation Awards for their interactive online tool aimed at boosting youth voting at the general election.

Opinion: NZ politics’ soft neoliberal underbelly

Opinion: NZ politics’ soft neoliberal underbelly

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern has asserted that 'neoliberalism has failed'. Instead, she claims, government intervention is necessary so the market will not dictate matters, says Dr Toby Boraman.

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Manawatū Campus Flyover

Watch stunning aerial footage of Massey University's Manawatū campus.

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Election 2017

Will immigration anxiety shape this election?
As the election campaign kicked off, it appeared that immigration would be one of the defining talking points. But has it been that important?
Engaging young voters online
An interactive online tool that boosted youth voting turnout at the 2014 election is back.
Opinion: We live in puzzling times
The economy is growing, inflation is low, firms are hiring. So, why are the country's leaders trusted by so few? Give us your thoughts in our second...
Massey's election commentators
Massey researchers and lecturers are leading conversations around many key election issues. Their topic areas and contacts are listed here.

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