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Discover news about our university – from all three campuses and online: Auckland, Manawatū in Palmerston North and Wellington.

Work-Integrated Learning student success celebrated

Wednesday 5 October 2022

A celebration was recently held to mark 30 years of Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Sport and Exercise student practicum programme.

Wheels up for Wings recipients

Wednesday 5 October 2022

The 72nd and 73rd cohorts of Massey’s School of Aviation have just celebrated getting their commercial pilot’s licences, also known as their ‘Wings’.

Food tech grad making a career out of milk

Wednesday 5 October 2022

Food technologist Zara Beckingsale, Ngāpuhi, Tūhoe, picked her career out of a book, despite never having heard of the job before.

Studying for change in Māori and Pacific mental health services

Thursday 29 September 2022

When Chloe Maeva, Ngāi Takoto, Ngāti Kuri, Te Rarawa, began her first role after completing a Bachelor of Nursing, she found the inequities in mental health services unacceptable, especially for Māori and Pacific communities.

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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.

Senior entrepreneurship an unrealised opportunity, new research says

Thursday 29 September 2022

The research report highlights the unique challenges and opportunities faced by people starting a business later in life, and how they could be better supported.

Human expectations at stranding events may lead to negative outcomes for animals

Monday 19 September 2022

A study examining human perceptions and expectations towards cetacean stranding events in New Zealand has revealed a disconnect between animal welfare, survival, and potential decision-making on our beaches.

Inflation a rising concern in retirement planning

Tuesday 6 September 2022

Retirement planning remains as important as ever for New Zealanders with inflation becoming a significant factor to take into consideration.

Study finds milk substitutes have high cost and low nutritional benefits

Thursday 1 September 2022

Plant-based beverages are expensive and provide only a small fraction of the nutritional goodness of cow’s milk, according to a new study.

Opinion and features

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

Opinion: Dyslexia/Dislexia/Dislexea/Dyslixia/Dyslixea: What’s in a name?

Wednesday 5 October 2022

Dr Ruth Gibbons encourages us to use Dyslexia Awareness Week as an opportunity to action real change and empower dyslexic people to be truly aware of this valid and important way of being.

CARE hosts Minister for a dialogue with community advisory groups on violence prevention

Monday 3 October 2022

Last month, the Center for Culture-Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE) hosted the Honourable Minister Marama Davidson, Minister for the Prevention of Family and Sexual Violence in Manawatū.

Minister Marama Davidson met with community advisory groups to discuss family and sexual violence prevention.

Opinion: Time to reconnect – slow and steady does it

Thursday 29 September 2022

Dr Kirsty Ross reminds us to take the time to reconnect with the things that are important to us this Mental Health Awareness Week.

Good Treaty partners? Te reo and Māori education 50 years after the petition

Wednesday 21 September 2022

The latest episode of Conversations that Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take examines the role of education in revitalising te reo Māori.

Awards and appointments

Read about our latest successes and appointments.

Two projects by faculty members win big at Australian Good Design Awards

Friday 23 September 2022

Professor Emerita Anne Noble and Professor Anna Brown of Toi Rauwhārangi, College of Creative Arts, have been recognised at the prestigious awards.

Academic’s appointment recognises decades of experience

Wednesday 21 September 2022

Associate Professor Jenny Poskitt has been selected and appointed as Chair of the NZQA Technical Overview Group Assessment for three years.

Kiwi food science at the cutting-edge of global innovation

Monday 19 September 2022

A game-changing technology developed at the Riddet Institute has won an international award recognising its impact on addressing global iron deficiency.

Massey researchers awarded funding for impactful projects

Thursday 15 September 2022

In what is Massey's largest ever cohort, five research projects have been awarded Smart Ideas funding by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

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Work-Integrated Learning student success celebrated

Wednesday 5 October 2022

A celebration was recently held to mark 30 years of Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Sport and Exercise student practicum programme.

Wheels up for Wings recipients

Wednesday 5 October 2022

The 72nd and 73rd cohorts of Massey’s School of Aviation have just celebrated getting their commercial pilot’s licences, also known as their ‘Wings’.

Opinion: Dyslexia/Dislexia/Dislexea/Dyslixia/Dyslixea: What’s in a name?

Wednesday 5 October 2022

Dr Ruth Gibbons encourages us to use Dyslexia Awareness Week as an opportunity to action real change and empower dyslexic people to be truly aware of this valid and important way of being.

Food tech grad making a career out of milk

Wednesday 5 October 2022

Food technologist Zara Beckingsale, Ngāpuhi, Tūhoe, picked her career out of a book, despite never having heard of the job before.

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