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Could cannabis clubs work in New Zealand?

Could cannabis clubs work in New Zealand?

Leading drug researcher Dr Chris Wilkins is calling for the adoption of a not-for-profit club model for cannabis, allowing regulated cannabis products to be sold legally.

Manawatū graduation showcases research

Manawatū graduation showcases research

A world first Māori language teaching programme and a unique international business qualification designed for staff of Qatar Airways will be celebrated at Massey University graduation ceremonies in Manawatū next week.

Caring comes naturally for award-winning lecturer

Caring comes naturally for award-winning lecturer

Associate Professor Margaret Brunton has had her dedication to her students recognised by receiving the 2016 Richard Buchanan Teaching Excellence Award.

Entries open for the 2016 New Zealand Food Awards

Entries open for the 2016 New Zealand Food Awards

Entries open for the 2016 New Zealand Food Awards today, calling for all local food and beverage producers to showcase the success and innovation of their products.

Exploring motivation in online education

Exploring motivation in online education

As so much of our learning is done online these days, Dr Maggie Hartnett hopes her new book will help many teachers and educators. In it, the Massey University senior lecturer in education gives a comprehensive overview of what motivates learners in e-learning contexts.

Security of Pacific natural resources debated

Security of Pacific natural resources debated

The idea of a 'one-stop-shop' to coordinate policies toward preserving the natural resources of different Pacific countries, has received support at a symposium hosted by Massey University.

Lecture offers commentary on casualties of war

Lecture offers commentary on casualties of war

Anzac Day may have been and gone, but Professor Kingsley Baird's thought-provoking commentary on the carnage and casualties of war is to have a public airing next week at Wellington when he presents his inaugural Professorial lecture.

Human impact on planet a focus for new centre

Human impact on planet a focus for new centre

A plastic waste reduction campaign, the establishment of a product stewardship council and organising awareness-raising public events are among projects for the newly established Political Ecology Research Centre (PERC) at Massey University's Manawatū campus.

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University News

Massey’s Boot Camp pays tribute on ANZAC day

Massey’s Boot Camp pays tribute on ANZAC day

New Zealand's next generation of business leaders have paid tribute to past and present ANZAC heroes. Students from Massey University's annual Business Boot Camp held a sunset tribute at the University's Auckland campus on ANZAC day.

High school students jump into Business Boot Camp

High school students jump into Business Boot Camp

Some of New Zealand's best commerce students are currently giving up a week of their school holidays to immerse themselves in the world of business at Massey.

Autism book offers strategies for teachers

Autism book offers strategies for teachers

A book offering practical approaches for teaching those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is aimed at building the confidence of classroom teachers who can make a big difference to the learning of young people.

Charge attack dog owners with assault – vet

Charge attack dog owners with assault – vet

An animal behaviour specialist is proposing that dog owners should be charged with assault if their dog attacks another person.

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Awards and Appointments

Result of Massey University Council election for student member

Result of Massey University Council election for student member

Morris Zhao has been elected to the Massey University Council by students enrolled at the University.

Caring comes naturally for award-winning lecturer

Caring comes naturally for award-winning lecturer

Associate Professor Margaret Brunton has had her dedication to her students recognised by receiving the 2016 Richard Buchanan Teaching Excellence Award.

Entries open for the 2016 New Zealand Food Awards

Entries open for the 2016 New Zealand Food Awards

Entries open for the 2016 New Zealand Food Awards today, calling for all local food and beverage producers to showcase the success and innovation of their products.

Scholarship for excellence awarded to Reporoa College dux

Scholarship for excellence awarded to Reporoa College dux

"Sport is more than just a hobby for me, it's my passion and my life," says Tim Berry. The 18-year-old from Reporoa has been awarded a Massey University scholarship for excellence in his field.

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Opinion and Features

Could cannabis clubs work in New Zealand?

Could cannabis clubs work in New Zealand?

Leading drug researcher Dr Chris Wilkins is calling for the adoption of a not-for-profit club model for cannabis, allowing regulated cannabis products to be sold legally.

Farewell for 43-year veteran of Massey Manawatū

Farewell for 43-year veteran of Massey Manawatū

When Alan Anderson joined Massey in 1973, staff numbered in the hundreds and pay cheques were posted out in the internal mail and cashed at the Old Registry Building.

Manawatu to mark International Dance Day

Manawatu to mark International Dance Day

International Dance Day will be marked in Palmerston North on April 30 with an event organised by Massey University's School of Humanities and in association with Te Manawa.

Opinion: How to manage investments in volatile times

Opinion: How to manage investments in volatile times

Stock markets have been extremely volatile in 2016, and many are wondering what investment strategy to pursue.

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