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?

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...
Opinion: Some pre-election advice to our political leaders
Thursday 9 March 2017
Massey Business School's PR guru Dr Chris Galloway offers some only-slightly-tongue-in-cheek recommendations for "pollies struggling to get their...
Memorial bursary awarded in emotional ceremony
Thursday 9 March 2017
This year's Marcus Kitt Memorial Bursary has been awarded to final-year business student Charlotte Newson in an emotional presentation at Massey...
Fostering female leaders through sport
Wednesday 8 March 2017
A group of female sport leaders have chosen International Women's Day to launch New Zealand's first national advocacy organisation for women in sport.
Students pick Greg O’Connor for communication award
Thursday 2 March 2017
Former Police Association President Greg O'Connor received his Communicator of the Year Award at a ceremony on Massey University's Wellington campus...
Tackling the big issues: The World in Union 2017 Conference
Thursday 2 March 2017
As New Zealand prepares for the British and Irish Lions Tour, Massey University is pulling on its boots for a world knowledge scrum.

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.

Investor culture

A research report by Master of Management student Hattaf Ansari for the ecentre into the differences in investor culture between the US and New Zealand featured in a front-page story in the NZ Herald’s business section and in the Dominion Post, NBR,, nzentrerpreneurcom,, and NZ City. Mr Ansari was also interviewed on Radio NZ news and Morning Report.


Associate Professor Jonathan Elms was quoted in a Sunday Star-Times and article about European discount retailer TK Maxx entering the Australian market.


Fin-Ed Centre director Dr Pushpa Wood was quoted in a article about the cost of raising children.


Property student Charlotte Newsom was profiled in the Rodney Times and after winning this year’s Marcus Kitt Memorial bursary, a scholarship established by Colliers International in memory of a Massey alumnus and long-time Colliers employee.


School of Aviation chief executive Ashok Poduval was quoted in a Radio NZ web story about lightning hitting planes after recent incidents.

Women in sport

Professor Sarah Leberman and the Women in Sport Aotearoa initiative she spearheaded was covered by the North Shore Times and Westport News.

Executive Education

IndianNewslink ran an article about IMNZ’s executive education survey, which is being conducted by School of Management researchers. Professor Jane Parker was quoted.


Associate Professor Craig Prichard was quoted in a Manawatu Standard and article about top chef Marc Soper using sheep milk products. He was also interviewed on Radio NZ’s Midday Report about NZ’s annual sheep milking conference.

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