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Roading dominates Finance Minister’s first speech

Roading dominates Finance Minister’s first speech

New Finance Minister Steven Joyce told Aucklanders they had some "hard decisions" to make at his first Finance 2017 appearance.

The legend ends - Japanese film epic

The legend ends - Japanese film epic

The thrilling conclusion to the blockbuster Rurouni Kenshin live-action trilogy will be screened at Massey's Auckland campus next month, as part of the free monthly Japanese film nights.

Put insomnia in its place

Put insomnia in its place

Insomnia is a major health care problem globally, with about one-third of Kiwis reporting they regularly have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.

Producing food to feed the world

Producing food to feed the world

We've all heard of animal breeders, but have you heard of a plant breeder? There's a shortage around the world and, as our population heads to an estimated nine billion in 2050, they face one of the most pressing issues of our time - feeding the world.

Ebola linked to habitat destruction

Ebola linked to habitat destruction

A Massey University veterinary scientist has co-authored research suggesting that Ebola virus emergence is linked to the clearing of animal habitat through deforestation in West and Central Africa.

Put insomnia in its place

Put insomnia in its place

Insomnia is a major health care problem globally, with about one-third of Kiwis reporting they regularly have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.

Drinking in moderation – is it good for you?

Drinking in moderation – is it good for you?

Moderate drinking is commonly assumed to be good for your health, but new research from Massey University's College of Health shows this might not be the case.

House prices continue to drive home unaffordability

House prices continue to drive home unaffordability

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows further declines in affordability across New Zealand in the final quarter of 2016.

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Massey pride in full force at Big Gay Out

Massey pride in full force at Big Gay Out

A stall at Auckland's Big Gay Out last weekend is the lastest achievement for a Massey University staff group committed to promoting the wellbeing and inclusion of people of all gender and sexual identities.

Roading dominates Finance Minister’s first speech

Roading dominates Finance Minister’s first speech

New Finance Minister Steven Joyce told Aucklanders they had some "hard decisions" to make at his first Finance 2017 appearance.

How to get at-risk families out of “ministerial boxes”

How to get at-risk families out of “ministerial boxes”

Is a "wraparound" model the answer for New Zealand's at-risk families? A Massey University psychologist and family violence expert says the holistic, collaborative approach to delivering social services is effective in bringing about long-term change.

Nutrient management future on the agenda

Nutrient management future on the agenda

The world's leading minds in sustainable nutrient management met at Massey University this week to discuss the future of the complex science.

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Awards and Appointments

Neon sculpture works light up artist's year

Neon sculpture works light up artist's year

It's extremely apt that Māori artist Bob Jahnke enjoys working with neon following a year where his productivity has earned him the right to have his name up in lights.

Auckland welcomes new leaders

Auckland welcomes new leaders

The Auckland campus has welcomed new College of Health Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane Mills and Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori and Pasifika Dr Charlotte Severne, with a powhiri.

PM scholarship boosts Māori and Latin American links

PM scholarship boosts Māori and Latin American links

Sharing and comparing experiences of colonialism, indigenous language revitalisation and art will be the focus for a group of New Zealand and Colombian students and academics, thanks to a Prime Minister's Scholarship.

New Year’s Honours for Massey staff and alumni

New Year’s Honours for Massey staff and alumni

Two Massey staff members and 12 Massey alumni have been named in the 2017 New Year's Honours list.

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Opinion and Features

The legend ends - Japanese film epic

The legend ends - Japanese film epic

The thrilling conclusion to the blockbuster Rurouni Kenshin live-action trilogy will be screened at Massey's Auckland campus next month, as part of the free monthly Japanese film nights.

Opinion: NZ should look before it leaps into an EU trade deal

Opinion: NZ should look before it leaps into an EU trade deal

Dr Mark Avis questions the timing of the EU's sudden interest in a trade deal with New Zealand - and advises caution.

Anxious school kids – what can parents do?

Anxious school kids – what can parents do?

The start of the new school year is a time of excitement and nervous anticipation, but for some young people those nerves can bubble up into fully-fledged anxiety.

Does New Zealand need a Māori cancer control strategy?

Does New Zealand need a Māori cancer control strategy?

Ahead of World Cancer Day, a Massey University public health researcher is calling for government policy focus and action to address the expanding cancer crisis among Māori.

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