Massey Business School news

Survey reveals wahine spending habits

Massey University financial director Dr. Pushpa Wood has published a report on the spending habits of Māori women. She says a culturally responsive community model could be one way to improve their financial literacy.

ISIS recruitment PR

ISIS is 'methodical and highly structured' in recruiting people online for terror attacks. Alison Mau talks with Dr. Chris Galloway, head of Public Relations at Massey University, on terror attacks in Orlando and Nice - how can authorities stop ISIS from recruiting people online around the world?

Student’s love of physics leads to aviation success
Wednesday 12 April 2017
Growing up next to Whenuapai Airbase in Auckland's north-west meant Cameron Nayler saw aircraft in action from a young age. Now the Massey University...
Massey student wins prestigious scholarship
Wednesday 12 April 2017
Massey Business School student Ezekiel Raui has been awarded a Ngārimu VC and 28th Māori Battalion Memorial Scholarship, which recognises...
‘Goldfishing’: How to grab attention in the eight-second gap
Friday 7 April 2017
Never has it been less true that 'if you build it, they will come', says Dr Chris Galloway. So how do you maintain the attention of people in an age...
Central Otago Lakes now more unaffordable than Auckland
Thursday 6 April 2017
The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows Central Otago Lakes has now surpassed Auckland as the most unaffordable region in New...
Closing the ‘confidence gap’ for young women
Friday 24 March 2017
Professor Sarah Leberman started the Young Women's Leadership Programme to teach young women about leadership and build their confidence and networks.
Overcoming healthcare information overload
Wednesday 15 March 2017
A Massey University PhD student is testing a new way of dealing with information overload when making healthcare decisions - and she is seeking...
Seeking investment in NZ? Here’s the secret to success
Monday 13 March 2017
New research by a Massey University master's student provides much-needed insight for early-stage entrepreneurs looking to secure capital from New...

Hot topics in the media

Massey University's business experts are often sought out for their expertise and opinions on topical issues. Here are highlights of the latest interviews and commentary in the news.

Home affordability

The latest Massey Home Affordability Report was released this week and was covered by, Timaru Herald, NZ Advisor, Otago Daily Times, Newsroom, and the Manawatu Standard, with commentary from Associate Professor Graham Squires. Dr Squires was also interviewed on Radio NZ and RadioLive’s Drive Show and by World TV.


Associate Professor David Tripe was quoted in an NBR cover story about the Reserve Bank’s treatment of Kiwibank when it said the bank had significantly less capital than previously thought. Dr Tripe was quoted in a Dominion Post, Nelson Mail and Taranaki Daily News article about the future of eftpos in the face of new contactless technologies.

Dr Claire Matthews was quoted in a Taranaki Daily News article about banks offering better rated to more credit-worthy customers.


John Murrie, senior tutor from the School of Aviation, featured on the TravelTV podcast talking about planes can’t fly in fog after hundreds were stranded at Wellington airport.


A Sunday Star-Times business feature looking at the cost of living in retirement discussed the Fin-Ed Centre’s Retirement Expenditure Guidelines.

MBA graduate

Massey MBA graduate Vicki Caisley was profiled in the business section of the NZ Herald for the wellbeing programme she has created at Southern Cross that is delivering the business many benefits.


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