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

More than 1300 students celebrate graduating in Auckland

Tuesday 24 May 2022

More than 1300 students will graduate this week, marking the end of their study journey, and the beginning of Massey University’s graduation events for 2022.

Massey women’s team take the bronze in 3x3 Tertiary Championship

Monday 23 May 2022

The Massey women’s team placed for the first time at the University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ) 3x3 Basketball Championship, beating out University of Waikato to take the bronze.

Massey University and Christ University make collaboration official

Tuesday 17 May 2022

Massey University and India’s Christ University have signed a memorandum of understanding and international collaboration agreement that will pave the way for greater academic cooperation between the two institutions.

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Tāwharau Ora building upgrade project sees new Student Learning Complex open for use

Friday 6 May 2022

Tāwharau Ora - School of Veterinary Science recently blessed and opened the second stage of their building upgrade.

Representatives from Rangitāne, Massey and the construction team outside the new building.
The logo for the Conversations that Count podcast series

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.

Project to ensure Pacific voices are heard in education

Monday 23 May 2022

Integrating Pacific cultural concepts and knowledge into classroom learning and in reporting to parents is at the heart of a project designed to bolster Pacific student achievement.

Hunga Volcano eruption and its once-in-a-century atmospheric wave

Tuesday 17 May 2022

Hunga Volcano in the Kingdom of Tonga began a new eruptive sequence on 19 December 2021, culminating in the climactic eruption on 15 January 2022.

Muscle loss disease recognised in 40 per cent of residents living in three aged care facilities

Thursday 12 May 2022

Sarcopenia, a disease resulting in loss of muscle mass, has been described amongst aged care residents in New Zealand for the first time as a result of a journal article written by Massey academics.

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Violent abusers target journalists

Tuesday 10 May 2022

New Zealand journalists are increasingly facing violent threats, simply because they are doing their job, according to new research by Massey University.

Opinion and features

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

Launch of new series of Conversations That Count - Ngā Kōrero Whai Take

Wednesday 25 May 2022

In partnership with Massey University, The Spinoff Podcast Network is proud to announce the return of Conversations That Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take.

Pink Shirt Day 2022

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Pink Shirt Day on Friday 20 May is a day of action in which participants wear pink to stand together against bullying and harassment. The campaign is celebrated annually around the globe, and here at Massey as well. We sat down with Eliza Melling and Connor Mcleod to discuss Pink Shirt Day, and what it means to take part in 2022.

International Nurses Day 2022: A call to strengthen the future of healthcare

Thursday 12 May 2022

With the immense challenge of the last two years, it is more important than ever to celebrate the incredible work being done by extraordinary people within the nursing profession. On this day and every day, we thank all of you for your hard work, care, and dedication and wish you a happy International Nurses Day!

Awards and appointments

Read about our latest successes and appointments.

Acclaimed Massey scientist receives rare honour

Monday 23 May 2022

In a rare honour, Distinguished Professor Peter Schwerdtfeger, Head of the New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study within the College of Sciences, has recently been elected as a foreign member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters (FASL).

Massey professor recognised with a Work-Integrated Learning New Zealand Fellow Award

Tuesday 17 May 2022

Sport Practicum Coordinator and Chair of Massey’s Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) committee, Dr Andy Martin was presented with the award at the annual WILNZ conference in Auckland last month, in recognition of his outstanding academic contribution to the WIL community.

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Cellular ageing research awarded Health Research Council Explorer Grant

Thursday 12 May 2022

A research project looking at ageing at the cellular level has been awarded one of 17 Explorer Grants by the Health Research Council (HRC) of New Zealand.

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Professor Mohan Dutta recognised with Bridge Award

Thursday 5 May 2022

The International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference, ‘Bridging the Gaps’ has awarded Professor Dutta the Bridge Award for Excellence in Connecting Crisis and Risk Communication Research.

Professor Mohan J. Dutta, School of Communications, Journalism and Marketing and Centre for Culture-Centred Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE)

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Launch of new series of Conversations That Count - Ngā Kōrero Whai Take

Wednesday 25 May 2022

In partnership with Massey University, The Spinoff Podcast Network is proud to announce the return of Conversations That Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take.

More than 1300 students celebrate graduating in Auckland

Tuesday 24 May 2022

More than 1300 students will graduate this week, marking the end of their study journey, and the beginning of Massey University’s graduation events for 2022.

Massey women’s team take the bronze in 3x3 Tertiary Championship

Monday 23 May 2022

The Massey women’s team placed for the first time at the University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ) 3x3 Basketball Championship, beating out University of Waikato to take the bronze.

Acclaimed Massey scientist receives rare honour

Monday 23 May 2022

In a rare honour, Distinguished Professor Peter Schwerdtfeger, Head of the New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study within the College of Sciences, has recently been elected as a foreign member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters (FASL).

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