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Opinion: Suppressing criminal names out-dated

Opinion: Suppressing criminal names out-dated

In most cases there are valid arguments for and against granting a suppression order - but none of that matters when the identities of perpetrators are easily accessed online.

Massey shines at Matariki Awards

Massey shines at Matariki Awards

Massey University Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori, Distinguished Professor Hingangaroa Smith and Massey alumna Dr Kathie Irwin are finalists in this year's Ngā Whetū Matariki Awards.

Why we need to look at decline, not just growth

Why we need to look at decline, not just growth

Dr Murray MacRae's PhD thesis on forecasting the decline of technology found the more complicated models didn't suit real-word decline data, while simple models worked.

Reframing literature through a Māori and Pacific lens

Reframing literature through a Māori and Pacific lens

A new Massey University course looks set to radically reframe what we traditionally consider in the study of literature.

Why we need to look at decline, not just growth

Why we need to look at decline, not just growth

Dr Murray MacRae's PhD thesis on forecasting the decline of technology found the more complicated models didn't suit real-word decline data, while simple models worked.

Taste-test new meat product at National Fieldays

Taste-test new meat product at National Fieldays

Massey is asking the public to taste-test a potential new beef product developed from dairy-origin cattle, at National Fieldays this year.

Supporting farming families during times of stress

Supporting farming families during times of stress

New research suggests health promotion campaigns could have a detrimental impact on some farmers during times of stress, and that agricultural professionals play an important role in hard times.

Understanding high suicide rate in building sector

Understanding high suicide rate in building sector

More support for mental health interventions and education initiatives aimed at suicide prevention in the building industry is needed, says Andy Walmsley, a clinical psychology doctoral student based in Massey's School of Psychology in Wellington.

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Calling for ideas to transform the NZ primary sector

Calling for ideas to transform the NZ primary sector

The Rural Innovation Lab is currently scouting for innovative, new projects to solve farmers' and growers' wicked problems - with set-up funding available to successful applicants.

Enabling works start for Innovation Complex

Enabling works start for Innovation Complex

Massey University's Innovation Complex is a step closer, with enabling works at the Auckland campus in preparation for construction starting next month.

Matariki at Massey – celebrating the Māori New Year

Matariki at Massey – celebrating the Māori New Year

The rising of the star cluster known as Matariki (Pleiades) marks the beginning of the Māori New Year. It is a unique celebration that not only celebrates te ao Māori (the Māori world) but Aotearoa New Zealand's natural cycles. This year Matariki will be celebrated between the June 25 and July

Reframing literature through a Māori and Pacific lens

Reframing literature through a Māori and Pacific lens

A new Massey University course looks set to radically reframe what we traditionally consider in the study of literature.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey shines at Matariki Awards

Massey shines at Matariki Awards

Massey University Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori, Distinguished Professor Hingangaroa Smith and Massey alumna Dr Kathie Irwin are finalists in this year's Ngā Whetū Matariki Awards.

Massey University and National Library partner to support emerging Pacific artists

Massey University and National Library partner to support emerging Pacific artists

Massey University's College of Creative Arts has partnered with the National Library of New Zealand to develop a pilot Pasifika Arts Residency.

Women of Influence Awards – call for nominations

Women of Influence Awards – call for nominations

Nominations are now open for the seventh annual Women of Influence awards. Presented by Westpac and Fairfax Media, the awards recognise and celebrate women in New Zealand who make a difference in the lives of others.

Massey Ventures head a finalist in KiwiNet awards

Massey Ventures head a finalist in KiwiNet awards

Massey Ventures chief executive Mark Cleaver is a finalist in the Commercialisation Professional category of the annual Kiwi Innovation Network Research Commercialisation Awards.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: Suppressing criminal names out-dated

Opinion: Suppressing criminal names out-dated

In most cases there are valid arguments for and against granting a suppression order - but none of that matters when the identities of perpetrators are easily accessed online.

Opinion: Defence Capability 2019 – reading between the lines

Opinion: Defence Capability 2019 – reading between the lines

A recognition of the looming challenges facing our Pacific neighbours through climate change and pressures on maritime resources has led to a shift in focus expressed in the just-released Defence Capability Plan 2019, says Dr Wiliam Hoverd.

Magazine of memories for aged care residents

Magazine of memories for aged care residents

Meeting residents in an aged care facility and turning their conversations about the past into a magazine of memories proved to be a rewarding project for Massey University students as much as for the elderly residents they befriended.

Massey’s College of Creative Arts to visit Auckland

Massey’s College of Creative Arts to visit Auckland

Staff from Toi Rauwhārangi, Massey University's College of Creative Arts in Wellington, are coming to South Auckland from the 24-26 June to meet with young creatives from secondary schools and find the next stars of art and design.

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