The Vice-Chancellor

Massey University Vice-Chancellor - Steve Maharey "What defines us is our capacity to shape the future of our nation and our commitment to taking what is special about New Zealand to the world."

Steve Maharey
Vice-Chancellor




Latest news from the office of the Vice-Chancellor

Record entries for the 2016 NZ Food Awards
Thursday 28 July 2016
Entries for this year's New Zealand Food Awards have now closed, with a record number of entries for new products vying to be the best of the best in New Zealand's food and beverage industry.
Entries open for the 2016 New Zealand Food Awards
Monday 2 May 2016
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.
Governor-General gets FoodHQ briefing at Manawatū
Wednesday 6 April 2016
Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae were hosted at the Manawatū campus yesterday as part of Sir Jerry's programme for the year focusing on science and innovation.
Wero set for rising science pupils
Monday 1 February 2016
Aerospace engineer Mana Vautier set a wero (challenge) on Saturday to 80 secondary school pupils at the launch of PŪHORO - the Māori Science Academy - to gain the skills and expertise to make an impact in our world.
First five-star rating in New Zealand for student halls
Tuesday 8 December 2015
Tourism New Zealand's Qualmark quality and environmental accreditation system has given a five-star rating to Massey University's Auckland campus student accommodation.
JD Trask's new thinking celebrated at Gold Awards
Friday 10 July 2015
Software developer JD Trask, a Bachelor of Information Sciences graduate from Massey University, has been named the inaugural recipient of a New Thinking Award sponsored by the University at the Wellington Gold Awards.
Largest food science institute tackles global issues
Wednesday 1 July 2015
A new institute has been launched at Massey University which will deliver not only high quality teaching programmes and multidisciplinary research but also connect with the real world, industry and businesses - all to solve the big food and nutrition challenges facing the globe.
International academics continue agri-education
Monday 29 June 2015
A group of 37 academics from the Henan province in China have touched down in Palmerston North to begin an intensive 12-week course to learn how Massey University teaches agriculture - methods they can use in their own classes.
Opinion: Food industry success vital to New Zealand's future
Thursday 18 June 2015
Food is an integral part of life, and New Zealand has carefully cultivated a global reputation for food quality and safety. The rise in popularity of so many cooking shows both here and overseas indicates that people are keen to learn about the value of excellent products to make memorable food....
China's First Lady hosts Massey, Weta arts delegation
Friday 12 June 2015
China's First Lady, Madame Peng Liyuan, wants stronger ties between China, Massey University and Weta Workhop following a reception she hosted in Beijing.

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