Sustainability news, events and resources

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


Massey expert on UN project to value nature
A Massey University ecological economist says the cultural values of New Zealanders, from Māori views to ideas on health and wellbeing, could be...
Indigenous focus at UN Samoa conference
A Massey University forum on indigenous approaches to reducing disaster risk held in Samoa last week has been praised by the Samoan Head of State.
The naked science of bacteriophage therapy
Antibiotic resistance and the rise of phage therapy as a solution to this potentially life-threatening issue is one of the topics discussed by a...
Climate change adaptation hot topic for book launch
Climate change and ways to prepare for the worst effects of natural hazards are hot topics in a newly-published book featuring the work of...
Massey researcher cultivates plans for Maori gardens
Cultivating indigenous knowledge along with good health by reviving traditional Māori communal māra kai (food gardens) is the longterm...
GM corn theme for Mexican theatre activist at Massey
mpact of genetically modified corn on indigenous people is the theme of a provocative multi-media theatre work by Mexican artist/activist Violeta...
Water and governance under scrutiny at Massey
Framing new ways for organisations to collaborate over controversial decisions, such as water use, is the focus of a Massey University symposium...
Promoting physically active children in car-dependent New Zealand
New Zealand has one of the highest rates of car ownership in the world and cities that are purpose-built for car travel. One of the consequences of...
Volcano erupts bang on time
A volcano erupted at Massey University's Manawatū campus this week - and it went exactly as planned.
Drinkers have a taste for open all hours policy
The long trading hours of liquor outlets enabling quick available access to alcohol have been identified in a research survey as being linked to...

Sustainability events

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Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability

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