Sustainability news, events and resources

Check out the latest sustainability-related news and events at Massey University and sustainability resources.


Saving Darwin’s mockingbird – New Zealand conservation expertise goes global
A Massey biologist is tasked with saving a species of bird that inspired Charles Darwin.
Scientists map Auckland’s volcanic hazard zones
A new, geology-based approach has predicted just how susceptible various areas of Auckland are for initial explosive volcanic activity - with Three...
Study highlights ‘true cost’ of dairying
The adverse environmental effects and clean-up costs of New Zealand dairy farming have been highlighted in a United States journal.
Addiction symposium tackles multiple issues
The sixth annual National Addiction Research Symposium gets underway on April 22 at Massey University's SHORE & Whariki Centre in central Auckland,...
Human and nature’s entanglements explored
Humans depend on nature, yet continue to exploit and abuse it - this paradox is at the heart of a conference exploring our relationship with the...
Spatial mapping reveals importance of Hauraki Gulf waters
The most extensive spatial mapping of the Hauraki Gulf waters has identified a new area of importance for nationally endangered bottlenose dolphins,...
Oiled wildlife response expertise goes to Brunei
Wildlife in Brunei may soon benefit from New Zealand expertise in treating animals affected by oil spills through training developed and presented by...
Coasts – the front line of climate change
The sound of waves, an ocean view, a beach at your doorstep - these might define the ultimate lifestyle choice.
Technology key to creating sustainable farm
The use of innovative technology on a difficult block of sandy and peaty soils has seen Tangimate farm owners win the Massey University Innovation...
Dairying: how to do more with less
A world leading agrifood scientist visited Massey University to discuss what has become the holy grail of New Zealand farming- how to minimise the...

Sustainability events

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Sustainability resources

Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability

Massey University is a member of Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS). In addition to the publically available information from their website all Massey staff have access to the member only area by registering on the website using their Massey email address. Webinars hosted by ACTS are available for Massey staff to join.

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