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Home affordability heads for uncharted territory

Home affordability heads for uncharted territory

Houses across New Zealand decreased in affordability by 14.1 per cent over the 12 months, according to the latest Massey University Home Affordability Report.

Opinion: RMA reforms like a search for a unicorn

Opinion: RMA reforms like a search for a unicorn

The Resource Management Act is probably the most amended act in New Zealand, with each amendment accompanied by a promise that the latest modification will secure a better, faster, more efficient and cheaper system.

West Coast valley rises as glaciers retreat

West Coast valley rises as glaciers retreat

Massey University scientists say the dramatic changes to the Fox Glacier are also having dramatic effects on the landscape, with the valley rising by more than a metre in the last two years.

New research finds Takahe have African cousins

New research finds Takahe have African cousins

New research from Massey University suggests that our Takahē have African cousins and that our Pūkeko are getting friendly with their Australian counterparts.

Home affordability heads for uncharted territory

Home affordability heads for uncharted territory

Houses across New Zealand decreased in affordability by 14.1 per cent over the 12 months, according to the latest Massey University Home Affordability Report.

Young people overly optimistic about finances

Young people overly optimistic about finances

A new survey of young New Zealanders shows that many believe their financial situation will improve this year and their money management skills require no improvement.

West Coast valley rises as glaciers retreat

West Coast valley rises as glaciers retreat

Massey University scientists say the dramatic changes to the Fox Glacier are also having dramatic effects on the landscape, with the valley rising by more than a metre in the last two years.

New research finds Takahe have African cousins

New research finds Takahe have African cousins

New research from Massey University suggests that our Takahē have African cousins and that our Pūkeko are getting friendly with their Australian counterparts.

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University News

New student accommodation agreement signed

New student accommodation agreement signed

The first group of students settling in to Massey University's new $26.2 million Auckland student accommodation village will be in experienced hands, with the signing of an agreement with Campus Living Villages to provide accommodation management services.

Degree aims to fill ‘big data’ skills shortage

Degree aims to fill ‘big data’ skills shortage

Massey University is now taking enrolments for New Zealand's first business-focused analytics degree, which aims to address the skills shortage in analysing 'big data'.

PNG’s ‘paradox of plenty’ outlined in UN report

PNG’s ‘paradox of plenty’ outlined in UN report

Transferring massive mining industry profits into improving the health, education and wellbeing of a struggling population is a key challenge for Papua New Guinea, says the author of a new UN report.

Whale Oil blogger takes out Quote of the Year

Whale Oil blogger takes out Quote of the Year

Controversial blogger Cameron Slater has taken out Massey's Quote of the Year competition in a year dominated by the election and 'Dirty Politics'.

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Awards and Appointments

New Year Honours for Massey staff and alumni

New Year Honours for Massey staff and alumni

Three Massey University staff members and 12 alumni have been named in the 2015 New Year Honours list.

Excellence in Māori literature celebrated

Excellence in Māori literature celebrated

Winners in five categories of Massey University's Ngā Kupu Ora Aotearoa Māori Book Awards were celebrated at a ceremony in Wellington last night.

Unique recognition for global disease specialist

Unique recognition for global disease specialist

Massey University Professor Emeritus Roger Morris will become the first scientist from outside North America to be honoured at the prestigious Schwabe Symposium for global disease control in Chicago this Sunday.

Chisti wins Canadian honour

Chisti wins Canadian honour

Nearly 25 years of hard work have culminated in Professor Yusuf Chisti receiving the Engineering Alumni Achievement Medal from Canada's University of Waterloo.

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Opinion and Features

Retail trends in 2015 and beyond

Retail trends in 2015 and beyond

Associate Professor Valentyna Melnyk outlines the key global trends in retail that New Zealand retailers should be aware of.

Japanese film season opens with Bread of Happiness

Japanese film season opens with Bread of Happiness

As summer holidays give way to normal daily work and school routines, the monthly Japanese film screenings return to Massey University's Auckland campus on February 2.

Opinion: RMA reforms like a search for a unicorn

Opinion: RMA reforms like a search for a unicorn

The Resource Management Act is probably the most amended act in New Zealand, with each amendment accompanied by a promise that the latest modification will secure a better, faster, more efficient and cheaper system.

Healthy lifestyles encouraged at new nutrition clinic

Healthy lifestyles encouraged at new nutrition clinic

Achieving your New Year's resolution to eat heathier just got easier with the opening of a new nutrition and dietetics centre in Auckland.

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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.

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