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Wildbase: A pillar in Aotearoa New Zealand’s conservation efforts

Thursday 1 December 2022

For World Wildlife Conservation Day, we wanted to highlight the important work our Wildbase Hospital does in providing veterinary and scientific services to a number of conservation programmes around Aotearoa New Zealand.

Tiaki: A shout-out to Aotearoa’s lesser-known creatures

Thursday 1 December 2022

To celebrate World Wildlife Conservation Day, we wanted to share the mahi a member of our Massey whānau has done to encourage the younger generation to get interested in conservation and our lesser-known endangered wildlife.

“An unreal experience”: Student athlete competing amongst sporting stars

Tuesday 29 November 2022

Katie Doar, Ngāi Te Rangi, still finds it hard to believe that this year saw her representing Aotearoa New Zealand in Birmingham and competing amongst big sporting names.

Massey student Katie Doar, playing Hockey. Image credit: Planet Hockey

Building engagement through learning and teaching

Tuesday 29 November 2022

It was the family business that motivated Marama Tepania, Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Kahu, to resume her education journey and follow a path where she is not only learning, but also supporting others in their studies.

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Conversations That Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take

Conversations That Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take is a mixed media, podcast, editorial and event series brought to you by Massey University in partnership with The Spinoff. It provides a platform for the university and community experts to share their thoughts on how to overcome some of New Zealand’s biggest challenges.

Research news

We are a research-led university with a reputation for excellence in innovation and the creation of new knowledge. Get the latest research stories.

New book addresses how educators can enact Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Friday 2 December 2022

Ki te hoe! Education for Aotearoa addresses one of the most pressing questions for educators in New Zealand - how to enact Te Tiriti o Waitangi and equitably privilege mātauranga, kaupapa and tikanga Māori with other knowledge systems that are typically privileged.

Researchers receive Pacific Health Research Career Development Awards

Tuesday 29 November 2022

Two researchers from Massey’s Research Centre for Hauora and Health have been awarded Pacific Health Research Career Development Awards to fund their research projects about Tokealauan youth.

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Research funding paves way for advanced milk products

Monday 28 November 2022

Consumers will benefit from new research at the Riddet Institute that hopes to improve the digestion properties of milk-based products.

Postfeminism and Body Image - looking beautiful while making a nice smoothie

Friday 18 November 2022

Professor Sarah Riley is the co-author of newly published book that explores the intersection of postfeminism and health studies.

Opinion and features

Get commentary, opinions and editorial articles from Massey's experts and our wider community.

Privilege in Perpetuity: Exploding a Pākehā Myth

Monday 28 November 2022

Dr Peter Meihana's thesis is set to be published in book form in 2023, as part of a series designed to contribute to critical scholarship in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Opinion: The gradual genocide of Hazara in Afghanistan

Friday 18 November 2022

Dr Negar Partow from Massey's Centre for Defence and Security Studies writes about the gradual genocide of minority ethnic and religious groups under the Taliban’s leadership.

Book seeks to capture iconic woolsheds before it’s too late

Wednesday 16 November 2022

The place of woolsheds in the social and economic history of Aotearoa New Zealand is the subject of a book that hopes to capture this rich history before the sheds disappear.

ECOPOESIS. Wait, what?

Monday 14 November 2022

When visiting Professor of Creative Writing Leslie Roberts gets anxious about climate change, she gathers people to eat, drink and make some collective art and calls it ECOPOESIS.

Awards and appointments

Read about our latest successes and appointments.

Physics tutor wins Lecturer of the Year title

Tuesday 29 November 2022

A senior physics tutor from the School of Natural Sciences has taken out the top prize at this year’s Albany Students’ Association Lecturer of the Year Award.

Social Work students recognised for their leadership attributes

Monday 28 November 2022

Moana Woods and Melinda Konui have been named as the recipients of two significant prizes for fourth-year Bachelor of Social Work students.

Bali Haque receives Honorary Doctorate in Education

Monday 28 November 2022

Bali Haque has been presented with an Honorary Doctorate in Education (honoris causa) in recognition of his outstanding service and longstanding contribution to education.

Former Vice-Chancellor receives Honorary Doctorate

Friday 25 November 2022

Former Massey University Vice-Chancellor, the Honourable Steve Maharey CNZM, has been awarded an honorary Doctorate of Literature at a graduation ceremony in Palmerston North today.

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New book addresses how educators can enact Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Friday 2 December 2022

Ki te hoe! Education for Aotearoa addresses one of the most pressing questions for educators in New Zealand - how to enact Te Tiriti o Waitangi and equitably privilege mātauranga, kaupapa and tikanga Māori with other knowledge systems that are typically privileged.

Wildbase: A pillar in Aotearoa New Zealand’s conservation efforts

Thursday 1 December 2022

For World Wildlife Conservation Day, we wanted to highlight the important work our Wildbase Hospital does in providing veterinary and scientific services to a number of conservation programmes around Aotearoa New Zealand.

Tiaki: A shout-out to Aotearoa’s lesser-known creatures

Thursday 1 December 2022

To celebrate World Wildlife Conservation Day, we wanted to share the mahi a member of our Massey whānau has done to encourage the younger generation to get interested in conservation and our lesser-known endangered wildlife.

Researchers receive Pacific Health Research Career Development Awards

Tuesday 29 November 2022

Two researchers from Massey’s Research Centre for Hauora and Health have been awarded Pacific Health Research Career Development Awards to fund their research projects about Tokealauan youth.

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