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Fashion grad wins Project Runway

Fashion grad wins Project Runway

Massey fashion design graduate Sean Kelly has become the first New Zealander to win the TV fashion competition Project Runway.

Are humans more suited to stone age lifestyle?

Are humans more suited to stone age lifestyle?

Evolutionary biologist Professor Marlene Zuk from the University of Minnesota will be touring New Zealand from October 31.

Master's art and design on show

Master's art and design on show

The College of Creative Arts' M Exhibition of postgraduate work takes on a new form this month, spreading throughout Wellington city.

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.

Are humans more suited to stone age lifestyle?

Are humans more suited to stone age lifestyle?

Evolutionary biologist Professor Marlene Zuk from the University of Minnesota will be touring New Zealand from October 31.

Master's art and design on show

Master's art and design on show

The College of Creative Arts' M Exhibition of postgraduate work takes on a new form this month, spreading throughout Wellington city.

Outage fallout – building transport resilience

Outage fallout – building transport resilience

The ramifications of disasters and infrastructure crises are multiple, as Auckland businesses and households affected by the recent outage are acutely aware

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?

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Fashion grad wins Project Runway

Fashion grad wins Project Runway

Massey fashion design graduate Sean Kelly has become the first New Zealander to win the TV fashion competition Project Runway.

Primary school pupils journey from pasture to plate

Primary school pupils journey from pasture to plate

When you are giving primary school children an introduction to agriculture, you have to be prepared for anything. That includes burning questions like - "are sharks cool?"

‘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

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.

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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.

China friendship award for sheep scientist

China friendship award for sheep scientist

Massey University Professor Hugh Blair has been honoured for developing sheep breeding and production research in the Xinjiang province of western China.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: Whose crisIS?

Opinion: Whose crisIS?

There are a number of factors New Zealand needs to consider as we establish just what we may or may not want to engage in when it comes to the fight against IS.

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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