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Language week puts spotlight on Tongan arts

Language week puts spotlight on Tongan arts

While many recognise the contribution Tongan sportsmen make to New Zealand, Tongan Language Week highlights the part Tongan artists play.

Double flag design success for alumnus

Double flag design success for alumnus

Massey University alumnus Kyle Lockwood's designs feature on two of the four short-listed alternative flag options unveiled by the Flag Consideration Panel.

2600 prospects flock to Open Days

2600 prospects flock to Open Days

This year's Open Days have been hailed as among the most successful ever, with more than 2600 prospective students visiting the three campuses.

Himalayan challenge a dream for BA grad

Himalayan challenge a dream for BA grad

When BA graduate Nick Allen was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) five years ago, he felt his life was practically over. Five years on, he is out of his mobility chair, super-fit and on a mission to climb Himalayan peaks for his campaign to raise awareness - and funds - to help other MS sufferers follow their dreams.

Research forges connections with Ngāti Whātua

Research forges connections with Ngāti Whātua

A seminar featuring two Massey University research projects has launched a new kind of collaboration between the University and Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

Spirituality on the psychology map

Spirituality on the psychology map

Spiritual experiences are not often talked about in psychology. But two Massey University researchers are looking to change that.

Dissecting sport management in the digital age

Dissecting sport management in the digital age

Sport Management in the Digital Age is the theme of this year's European Association of Sport Management Conference - something two Massey researchers know a lot about.

Cow GPS aids sustainable grazing research

Cow GPS aids sustainable grazing research

Global Positioning Software has been used as part of an ongoing project to investigate more sustainable farming practices for managing beef cows on hill country and around waterways.

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University News

Language week puts spotlight on Tongan arts

Language week puts spotlight on Tongan arts

While many recognise the contribution Tongan sportsmen make to New Zealand, Tongan Language Week highlights the part Tongan artists play.

2600 prospects flock to Open Days

2600 prospects flock to Open Days

This year's Open Days have been hailed as among the most successful ever, with more than 2600 prospective students visiting the three campuses.

Workshops for NCEA scholarship success

Workshops for NCEA scholarship success

Massey University lecturers have this week met with senior pupils from secondary schools around the lower North Island to provide expert guidance on sitting National Certificate of Educational Achievement Scholarship level exams.

Maths researcher honoured at Cook Islands’ 50th

Maths researcher honoured at Cook Islands’ 50th

Leading Massey University maths educator Associate Professor Bobbie Hunter has received a special award recognising excellence in her field from the Cook Islands' government, which marked its 50th anniversary of self-government last weekend.

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Awards and Appointments

Double flag design success for alumnus

Double flag design success for alumnus

Massey University alumnus Kyle Lockwood's designs feature on two of the four short-listed alternative flag options unveiled by the Flag Consideration Panel.

NZ Food Awards unveils cream of the crop in food industry

NZ Food Awards unveils cream of the crop in food industry

Forty-seven products developed by 39 primary food producers, food service providers and ingredient supply companies have been named as national finalists in the New Zealand Food Awards for 2015.

Movie maker takes up residency at Massey

Movie maker takes up residency at Massey

Her next project may be top-secret but film director Sima Urale is more than happy to talk about her latest gig as the recipient of Massey's College of Creative Arts Pasifika residency.

Plant scientist joins world-class sheep research team

Plant scientist joins world-class sheep research team

Plant science specialist Dr Lydia Cranston has joined Massey University's International Sheep Research Centre, adding another specialty to the range of expertise available.

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Opinion and Features

Five common money mistakes

Five common money mistakes

To mark Money Week 2015, Westpac Massey Fin-Ed Centre director Dr Pushpa Wood outlines the five most common mistakes she sees people make with their money.

Himalayan challenge a dream for BA grad

Himalayan challenge a dream for BA grad

When BA graduate Nick Allen was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) five years ago, he felt his life was practically over. Five years on, he is out of his mobility chair, super-fit and on a mission to climb Himalayan peaks for his campaign to raise awareness - and funds - to help other MS sufferers follow their dreams.

‘Silver economy’ – a silver bullet for regions?

‘Silver economy’ – a silver bullet for regions?

Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley, a sociologist and the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University, has been generating debate about the challenges of the future for regions.

Opinion: Thinking skills needed as much as trades training

Opinion: Thinking skills needed as much as trades training

To become an innovation-led economy in New Zealand we need to value and prioritise the sorts of the skills students learn when they undertake, say, a Bachelor of Arts (BA), says Associate Professor Richard Shaw.

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Kiwi as you've never seen them

Sometimes situations can boil over into violence - and kiwi are no different.

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