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Fancy a part-time job as a food taster?
Do you enjoy the taste of feijoa, but have trouble with the perfume-like aroma? Are you partial to a flat white, but always pick up on the smallest...
Role at Tegel a dream for food technology student
The saying goes, "It's not what you know, but who you know." For 24-year-old Jinny Lee, a combination of these two things has seen her land a job at...
Major international food symposium in New Zealand
Leaders in food from around the world will be gathering in Auckland for a symposium to explore the future methods of making it more nutritious and...
Massey under spotlight of award-winning US TV show
Massey University has been the subject of an award-winning American television show featuring four segments on unique and interesting aspects of New...
Is sheep milk woolly good?
A muffin and a slice of cheese cake is great kiwi fare. But what happens when the savoury cheeses in the muffin is made from sheep milk, and dessert...
The science of saving our honey bees
Everything from kiwifruit orchards to vineyards relies on pollination by domesticated honey bees, but as their numbers plummet from a destructive...
Massey alumna named Young Fruit Grower of the Year
Massey alumna Erin Atkinson has been named Horticulture New Zealand's Young Fruit Grower of the Year.
UNESCO science partnership building bridges in the Pacific
A potentially game-changing low-cost mobile genetic diagnostics system to detect and quantify pathogens in food, water, humans, livestock and crops...
30 years of scholarships from academic gown trust
Cancer therapies, volunteering, plant biology and sustainable development are among the diverse topics being undertaken by Massey University...
Drone technology takes out Massey Innovation Award
Dannevirke farmers Paul and Lisa Charmley took out the Massey Innovation award at the Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards last night.
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