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Water sports make a splash at Albany Blues Awards

Water sports make a splash at Albany Blues Awards

Water sports made a splash at the Albany Blues Awards, with top New Zealand swimmer and surf lifesaver Laura Quilter taking out BNZ Albany Campus Sportswoman of the Year.

Pasifika communities get financially savvy

Pasifika communities get financially savvy

To mark Money Week 2014, two Pacific churches in Auckland will host a pilot financial literacy programme to help their communities reach their financial aspirations.

Folded desk set to revolutionise office furniture

Folded desk set to revolutionise office furniture

Two visual communication design graduates have modified that revolution in office furniture, the standing desk, so it is portable, affordable and 100 per cent recyclable.

Three new accolades for Sir Mason Durie

Three new accolades for Sir Mason Durie

Former Massey University Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Emeritus Sir Mason Durie will this week receive three new awards in recognition of his contribution to indigenous and public health.

Ethics education for NZ schools explored

Ethics education for NZ schools explored

Should young people study ethics and values in school to help them navigate the complexities of an increasingly diverse society — culturally and religiously — as well as cope with vexing global issues such as Islamic extremism, Ebola, and climate change?

Therapists’ emotional skills under research spotlight

Therapists’ emotional skills under research spotlight

How are you feeling? is a query normally reserved for the client in a therapy session. But Massey University psychology researchers are asking therapists that question to find out how socially and emotionally astute they are.

PhD aims to improve science teaching in India

PhD aims to improve science teaching in India

Massey University PhD candidate Anil Kaushik began his doctoral journey in his homeland India, where he'd observed a lack of conceptual understanding and motivation to study science among high school students.

Study aims to find human impact of living wage

Study aims to find human impact of living wage

Massey University's living wage research project has launched the 'Waging Well' survey, which focuses on what a living wage means for workers.

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University News

‘Machinery for imagining’ in Poetry NZ

‘Machinery for imagining’ in Poetry NZ

An adolescent's poem on bullying, and experimental works by an American poetics professor echo the diverse voices in the first edition of the country's longest-running poetry journal to be published by Massey University

Massey to work more closely with local businesses

Massey to work more closely with local businesses

Massey University has committed to working with local businesses to drive the economic development of the North Harbour area.

Pasifika communities get financially savvy

Pasifika communities get financially savvy

To mark Money Week 2014, two Pacific churches in Auckland will host a pilot financial literacy programme to help their communities reach their financial aspirations.

Dr Mike Joy to deliver 2014 Bruce Jesson Lecture

Dr Mike Joy to deliver 2014 Bruce Jesson Lecture

The ongoing decline in water quality across New Zealand is a threat to our global 'clean green' reputation, and future generations will end up paying the price of our short-term thinking, says Dr Mike Joy.

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Awards and Appointments

Top agriculture students honoured

Top agriculture students honoured

Third-year Bachelor of AgriCommerce student Monique Mathis has been crowned Massey University Agriculture Student of the Year.

Water sports make a splash at Albany Blues Awards

Water sports make a splash at Albany Blues Awards

Water sports made a splash at the Albany Blues Awards, with top New Zealand swimmer and surf lifesaver Laura Quilter taking out BNZ Albany Campus Sportswoman of the Year.

Three new accolades for Sir Mason Durie

Three new accolades for Sir Mason Durie

Former Massey University Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Emeritus Sir Mason Durie will this week receive three new awards in recognition of his contribution to indigenous and public health.

International education support recognised

International education support recognised

Massey University international student support team leader Sylvia Hooker has won International Education Association's New Zealand award for 2014.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: The complexities of winning a UN Security Council seat

Opinion: The complexities of winning a UN Security Council seat

New Zealand's appointment to the United Nations Security Council will afford a number of benefits, and also open up a raft of complexities to navigate.

Massey scholar sheds light on French Nobel winner

Massey scholar sheds light on French Nobel winner

Patrick who? This year's Nobel Prize for Literature French novelist Patrick Modiano is not exactly a household name in New Zealand — or any English-speaking country for that matter.

Folded desk set to revolutionise office furniture

Folded desk set to revolutionise office furniture

Two visual communication design graduates have modified that revolution in office furniture, the standing desk, so it is portable, affordable and 100 per cent recyclable.

Closing the opportunity gap

Closing the opportunity gap

Income inequality in New Zealand is growing faster than in most OECD countries - but just redistributing wealth will not solve the problem, says Professor Christoph Schumacher.

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Little blue penguin back at sea after hospital stint

Wildbase Recovery Community Trust ambassador and Rangitikei MP Ian McKelvie joined Massey University veterinary staff to release a little blue penguin back into the sea at Himatangi Beach.

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