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Opinion: Lies, dam(ned) lies and flood statistics

Opinion: Lies, dam(ned) lies and flood statistics

So, another "500-year" flood event in the Bay of Plenty. The last was in 2005 at Matata. Of course, this doesn't mean that in either Edgecumbe or Matata we need to wait another 500 years before seeing a repeat of such a big event.

Japan’s good old days airbrushed to cartoonish perfection

Japan’s good old days airbrushed to cartoonish perfection

Always: Sunset on Third Street 3 is being screened early next month at Massey's Auckland campus, concluding the film trilogy which has garnered a cult following since the original film was released in 2005.

Not just guns and spies – a broader view of security

Not just guns and spies – a broader view of security

Security in the 21st century will be determined as much by tackling income inequality and diminishing natural resources as countering terrorism, according to specialists in a Massey University video series on security.

‘Goldfishing’: How to grab attention in the eight-second gap

‘Goldfishing’: How to grab attention in the eight-second gap

Never has it been less true that 'if you build it, they will come', says Dr Chris Galloway. So how do you maintain the attention of people in an age of 'info-glut'?

Opinion: Lies, dam(ned) lies and flood statistics
Friday 21 April 2017
So, another "500-year" flood event in the Bay of Plenty. The last was in 2005 at Matata. Of course, this doesn't mean that in either Edgecumbe or Matata we need to wait another 500 years before...
Japan’s good old days airbrushed to cartoonish perfection
Wednesday 19 April 2017
Always: Sunset on Third Street 3 is being screened early next month at Massey's Auckland campus, concluding the film trilogy which has garnered a cult following since the original film was released...
Not just guns and spies – a broader view of security
Wednesday 12 April 2017
Security in the 21st century will be determined as much by tackling income inequality and diminishing natural resources as countering terrorism, according to specialists in a Massey University video...
‘Goldfishing’: How to grab attention in the eight-second gap
Friday 7 April 2017
Never has it been less true that 'if you build it, they will come', says Dr Chris Galloway. So how do you maintain the attention of people in an age of 'info-glut'?
Opinion: Oranga Tamariki/Vulnerable Children - what’s in a name?
Wednesday 5 April 2017
What is striking about the new agency Oranga Tamariki/Ministry for Vulnerable Children is the difference in meaning between the Māori and English versions of the name, says Dr Germana Nicklin.
Rare glimpse of West Papua in new novel
Wednesday 29 March 2017
Reading books perched in tropical treetops is just one recollection from Bonnie Etherington's extraordinary and unusual childhood growing up in a remote village in West Papua, the setting for her...
Life-long learner and distinguished Massey alumni dies
Wednesday 29 March 2017
Dennis Oliver, the recipient of Massey University's prestigious Distinguished Alumni Service Award in 2012, has died aged 84.
Learning the mechanics of biomechanics
Wednesday 22 March 2017
What do a rugby scrum, hip replacement surgery and a game of Wii bowling all have in common? What about rising from a chair, jumping on a trampoline, or making a bed?
Advancing Pacific Social Work Symposium
Wednesday 22 March 2017
For the first time, a Pacific region-wide gathering designed specifically to address Pacific social work, will be held in Fiji next week.
Opinion: View of education ‘dangerously narrow’
Tuesday 21 March 2017
The Productivity Commission's New Models of Tertiary Education report, including 77 findings and 49 recommendations, presents a slightly modified suite of proposals to the draft released late last...
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