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Massey congratulates Three60 on 100 episodes

Massey congratulates Three60 on 100 episodes

International news show Three60 celebrates its 100th episode this weekend, cementing a three-year partnership between MediaWorks and Massey University.

Doctorate caps 'big' birthday for China’s First Lady

Doctorate caps 'big' birthday for China’s First Lady

Madame Peng Liyuan, First Lady to the President of the People's Republic of China, was the toast of Wellington's Chinese community after receiving an honorary doctorate today to loud applause at Massey University.

Smokefree documentary DVD launched

Smokefree documentary DVD launched

More than a year's planning has come to fruition with the launch of the first for-youth-by youth smokefree documentary in New Zealand.

Exposure unveils potential new Optimist design

Exposure unveils potential new Optimist design

Industrial design student Tim Arbuckle wants more young people to get into the sport of sailing and he believes he may have the design to get nine to 15 year-olds messing about in boats.

Pasifika focus for new Massey research hub

Pasifika focus for new Massey research hub

Finding solutions for Pacific Island nations to adapt to the impact of climate change is among the issues Massey researchers will be embracing in a new research hub

Pregnancy survey needs more participants

Pregnancy survey needs more participants

A research study at Massey University on the dietary habits of pregnant women is urgently seeking more participants.

The flight of the frisky tui

The flight of the frisky tui

New Zealand's endemic tui (Prosthemadera novaseelandiae) have a tendency to 'jump the fence' when looking to breed, a study by Massey University researcher Dr Sarah Wells shows.

Customers prefer special treatment to discounts

Customers prefer special treatment to discounts

Giving customers the VIP treatment is more effective than discounts when it comes to establishing customer loyalty, says a Massey University consumer behaviour specialist.

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University News

Massey historians ensure Anzacs in US war books

Massey historians ensure Anzacs in US war books

Massey military historians have ensured the story of New Zealand and Australiain soldiers is well-represented in an American publisher's five-volume set of encyclopedias on World War I.

Massey congratulates Three60 on 100 episodes

Massey congratulates Three60 on 100 episodes

International news show Three60 celebrates its 100th episode this weekend, cementing a three-year partnership between MediaWorks and Massey University.

Doctorate caps 'big' birthday for China’s First Lady

Doctorate caps 'big' birthday for China’s First Lady

Madame Peng Liyuan, First Lady to the President of the People's Republic of China, was the toast of Wellington's Chinese community after receiving an honorary doctorate today to loud applause at Massey University.

Massey poet honours Mexican literary legend

Massey poet honours Mexican literary legend

Award-winning Spanish language poet Dr Leonel Alvarado paid tribute to Mexican literary legend Octavio Paz at the Mexican embassy in Wellington this week to mark the 100th anniversary of his birth.

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Awards and Appointments

Honorary doctorate for China's First Lady

Honorary doctorate for China's First Lady

Madame Peng Liyuan, First Lady to the President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping, will be conferred with an Honorary Doctorate of Literature from Massey University on Thursday at a special ceremony at the Wellington campus.

$5.1 m in Marsden grants for Massey researchers

$5.1 m in Marsden grants for Massey researchers

Ten Massey University-led research projects will receive research funding worth more than $5.1 million from the Government's Marsden Fund this year.

Timely piece a winner in kinetika awards

Timely piece a winner in kinetika awards

A kinetic sculpture featuring a rotating hourglass to represent controversy over the proposed iron sand mining off the Patea coast has won a Massey University award at kinetika.

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.

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Opinion and Features

Belinda fundraises to get out on her bike

Belinda fundraises to get out on her bike

Getting out in Auckland's great outdoors can be fantastic - but it's much harder to access in a regular wheelchair.

Exposure unveils potential new Optimist design

Exposure unveils potential new Optimist design

Industrial design student Tim Arbuckle wants more young people to get into the sport of sailing and he believes he may have the design to get nine to 15 year-olds messing about in boats.

Opinion: Universities' Challenge

Opinion: Universities' Challenge

Vice-Chancellor Steve Maharey warns that New Zealand universities will continue to slip down global rankings without better funding and organisation.

Opinion: Roastbusters story is chilling

Opinion: Roastbusters story is chilling

Feminist commentator and business lecturer Dr Deborah Russell explains why she finds every aspect of the Roastbusters case so disturbing.

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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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