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Meeting the health needs in rural communities

Meeting the health needs in rural communities

New Zealand has more people living with long-term health conditions, an increasing older population and health inequalities that continue to persist. But despite the declining rural medical workforce, New Zealand has been slow to develop nurse practitioner services.

Design secrets of Miss Piggy's creator

Design secrets of Miss Piggy's creator

Behind the scenes, Bonnie Erickson has created characters that have winkled their way into the hearts of entire generations as a key collaborator with The Muppet Show; she takes centre stage at Massey's Wellington campus on Friday for a talk about her time with the internationally popular programme.

Pūhoro STEM Academy expands into South Auckland

Pūhoro STEM Academy expands into South Auckland

Massey University's Pūhoro STEM Academy has expanded into South Auckland schools, providing more young Māori secondary school students with the chance to experience and pursue careers in science.

Te Rau Puawai earns top marks

Te Rau Puawai earns top marks

With an average pass rate of 95 per cent, Te Rau Puawai programme has achieved phenomenal academic success for its students, but more importantly has had a far reaching impact on Māori mental health services.

Home affordability fluctuates across the country

Home affordability fluctuates across the country

The lastest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows mixed results, with improvements in affordability for most, but not all, regions.

Sea lion colony confirmed, but work still needed

Sea lion colony confirmed, but work still needed

While celebrating the Department of Conservation's announcement of a New Zealand sea lion (rāpoka) breeding colony on Stewart Island, a Massey University marine mammal specialist is calling for further action to protect the endangered species.

Stop smoking services called upon to support the switch to vaping

Stop smoking services called upon to support the switch to vaping

Government funded stop smoking services will keep losing customers if they refuse to help people who want to try vaping, new research has found.

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University News

Massey press publishes tender memoir

Massey press publishes tender memoir

Song for Rosaleen, published by Massey University Press this month, describes one family's encounter with the tough realities of dementia.

Design secrets of Miss Piggy's creator

Design secrets of Miss Piggy's creator

Behind the scenes, Bonnie Erickson has created characters that have winkled their way into the hearts of entire generations as a key collaborator with The Muppet Show; she takes centre stage at Massey's Wellington campus on Friday for a talk about her time with the internationally popular programme.

Pūhoro STEM Academy expands into South Auckland

Pūhoro STEM Academy expands into South Auckland

Massey University's Pūhoro STEM Academy has expanded into South Auckland schools, providing more young Māori secondary school students with the chance to experience and pursue careers in science.

Local history tells a bigger story – Whanganui series

Local history tells a bigger story – Whanganui series

New Zealand soldiers - from heroes to conmen - who served in other countries' armies during WWI is the topic of a public seminar on April 17 by eminent historian Professor Glyn Harper.

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Awards and Appointments

Education leader on taskforce to review schools

Education leader on taskforce to review schools

A Massey education leader who is passionate about the need for equity in education has been appointed to a government taskforce to undertake the biggest review in 30 years of the way our schools are governed, managed and administered.

Massey graduate makes it to young farmer final

Massey graduate makes it to young farmer final

Massey graduate Cameron Black is the first Massey University alumnus confirmed as a finalist at the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final.

Planning scholar awarded for practice book

Planning scholar awarded for practice book

A Massey planning scholar has received an award for her new book - the first comprehensive guide on planning for students and professionals.

Youthful passion for world changing design is honoured

Youthful passion for world changing design is honoured

An architect with a passion for social change has won the Creative New Zealand and Massey University Arts and Creativity Award at the 2018 Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards.

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Opinion and Features

Te Rau Puawai earns top marks

Te Rau Puawai earns top marks

With an average pass rate of 95 per cent, Te Rau Puawai programme has achieved phenomenal academic success for its students, but more importantly has had a far reaching impact on Māori mental health services.

Massey’s first retail graduates hit the market

Massey’s first retail graduates hit the market

The first cohort of graduates from Massey's Bachelor of Retail and Business Management crossed the stage at this morning's Auckland graduation ceremony.

Facing the future – young leaders front up

Facing the future – young leaders front up

Iraia Nuku wants to set up a youth centre in his home town of Kawerau, while Serena Findlay hopes young people in Otaki will add their views and voices to community developments.

Jack Reacher’s Thoughts About Leadership

Jack Reacher’s Thoughts About Leadership

In the final instalment of his Jack Reacher series, Dr Ralph Bathurst explains why leaders can sometimes be the the problem.

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