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Proposed KiwiSaver changes good, but don’t go far enough

Proposed KiwiSaver changes good, but don’t go far enough

KiwiSaver expert Dr Claire Matthews says proposed changes to the scheme being considered by government are a step in the right direction, but could go further.

What are the preferred options for cannabis law reform in New Zealand?

What are the preferred options for cannabis law reform in New Zealand?

The Government recently announced it intends to conduct a national referendum on cannabis law reform by 2020. But what do Kiwis want?

Agriculture’s leading students celebrated

Agriculture’s leading students celebrated

Massey's School of Agriculture and Environment has named its top students of the year at their annual Agriculture Awards Dinner.

Blues Awards celebrate sharp and sporty students

Blues Awards celebrate sharp and sporty students

The annual Blues Awards were held this week at Massey University's Auckland and Manawatū campuses to commend high-achieving student athletes.

What are the preferred options for cannabis law reform in New Zealand?

What are the preferred options for cannabis law reform in New Zealand?

The Government recently announced it intends to conduct a national referendum on cannabis law reform by 2020. But what do Kiwis want?

The caffeine effect… is it in your genes?

The caffeine effect… is it in your genes?

Caffeine is the most consumed psychoactive drug in the world and has been shown to have a performance-enhancing effect among athletes when taken in the correct doses and times.

Falling prices and mortgage rates mean more affordable homes

Falling prices and mortgage rates mean more affordable homes

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows a 4.4 per cent improvement in national affordability.

Funeral poverty – whose responsibility is it?

Funeral poverty – whose responsibility is it?

How do you intend to pay for your funeral? It is not a topic most of us feel comfortable discussing. Death and finances are two topics likely to create awkward silences, especially when combined.

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University News

First sport management grads already scoring goals

First sport management grads already scoring goals

The first cohort of students to do Massey's new Bachelor of Sport Management have yet to sit their final exams, but soon-to-be-graduate Larissa Futter already has a full-time job in the industry.

Youth tackle big issues via creative activism

Youth tackle big issues via creative activism

Artistic secondary school students with bold ideas on how to tackle gnarly social and global problems are being urged to take part in Massey University's Create1World creative activism and global citizenship conferences next month in Auckland and Wellington.

Understanding gay – a public lecture

Understanding gay – a public lecture

Differences between gay and non-gay people is not about sex according to Professor Mark Henrickson, who will propose in a lecture next month that it is more about the ways we understand the world and decide what is true.

New book from press explores war medical battlefield

New book from press explores war medical battlefield

Massey University Press' latest book With Them Through Hell: New Zealand medical services in the First World War by Anna Rogers, explores New Zealand's great war medical battlefield, abroad and at home.

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Awards and Appointments

Agriculture’s leading students celebrated

Agriculture’s leading students celebrated

Massey's School of Agriculture and Environment has named its top students of the year at their annual Agriculture Awards Dinner.

Blues Awards celebrate sharp and sporty students

Blues Awards celebrate sharp and sporty students

The annual Blues Awards were held this week at Massey University's Auckland and Manawatū campuses to commend high-achieving student athletes.

Health and convenience triumphs at 2018 NZ Food Awards

Health and convenience triumphs at 2018 NZ Food Awards

A vegetable noodle range has taken out the Massey University Supreme Award winner at this year's New Zealand Food Awards.

Award for thesis on helping women in conflict

Award for thesis on helping women in conflict

A Massey graduate's thesis, on the role of police communications in ensuring women's voices are heard during decision-making in international conflicts, has earned an Australasian policing award.

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Opinion and Features

Proposed KiwiSaver changes good, but don’t go far enough

Proposed KiwiSaver changes good, but don’t go far enough

KiwiSaver expert Dr Claire Matthews says proposed changes to the scheme being considered by government are a step in the right direction, but could go further.

Too many caught out by insurance disclosure rules

Too many caught out by insurance disclosure rules

The law allows insurers to ask very few questions at policy creation. But is this fair if consumers are caught out for failing to disclose important information?

Chocolate milk, pie-filler and taking time-out

Chocolate milk, pie-filler and taking time-out

While most students are neck-deep in essays, Bachelor of Food Technology student Wade Harrison is currently going through the process of making flavoured-milk.

A passion for waste

A passion for waste

Bachelor of Engineering (honours) student Alison Churchouse has a passion for waste, while some might find that odd, she knows it is a growing problem that is often overlooked.

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