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OPINION AND FEATURES

A list of all feature articles in chronological order.

Opinion: Living with the pandemic - Is Donald Trump right when he says, “It’s all over for New Zealand

Opinion: Living with the pandemic - Is Donald Trump right when he says, “It’s all over for New Zealand

It doesn't take an epidemiologist to tell you that COVID-19 and its wide-reaching impacts aren't going away any time soon.

Ambassador of Vietnam visits Massey campus

Ambassador of Vietnam visits Massey campus

The Vietnamese Ambassador to New Zealand, the first international visitor to Massey University since the outbreak of COVID-19 earlier this year has visited the Manawatū campus.

Snail mail to Stream – nearly 60 years of distance learning at Massey

Snail mail to Stream – nearly 60 years of distance learning at Massey

Online learning is just one feature of a brave new world for the pandemic-hit planet as millions configured a 'new normal', switching to Zoom and other online platforms.

Students and businesses benefit from work-integrated learning

Students and businesses benefit from work-integrated learning

Massey is committed to providing students with real-world learning opportunities and students say their experiences with businesses has prepared them well for the future.

Massey and Weta Workshop announce winners of Earth Guardians competition
Wednesday 5 August 2020
Massey University's College of Creative Arts and Weta Workshop are thrilled to announce the winners of the Earth Guardians concept design competition for New Zealand high school students.
Opinion: Choosing a new PM – what can leadership research offer to help us decide?
Sunday 26 July 2020
When it comes to political leadership, what's desirable and what should be avoided when it comes to leading well? Why does a leader's character matter? - asks Dr Suze Wilson.
Opinion: New Zealand an ideological influencer
Sunday 26 July 2020
General elections are nearing, which means it is fake news season. Throughout the world the malicious misinformation industry gears up to disrupt the power play. And New Zealand is no exception, says...
Opinion: Post-COVID economic rebuild needs hearts and minds
Sunday 26 July 2020
Our government needs to invest in the future of New Zealand. The future will likely differ from the pre-COVID world we know in ways we are yet to grasp, says Professor Martin Berka.
Opinion: COVID-19 and the election: can we keep prejudice out of politics?
Tuesday 21 July 2020
While fears over the virus and its health implications are widespread, COVID-19 related prejudice and racism have also skyrocketed globally, writes Professor Stephen Croucher.
Māori and Pacific creatives weave art and tech together for digital exhibition
Thursday 16 July 2020
Two Massey staff members are the curators of Mana Moana Volume 2: Digital Ocean, an immersive web-based digital art experience running from July 17-25.
Opinion: Demonising others doesn't lead to a more equal society
Wednesday 15 July 2020
Familiar arguments that we are in competition for scarce resources is part of the problem. We are served up versions of this from politicans of all sides, writes Associate Professor Mary Breheny.
"Helping young people change their path is my 'why'"
Thursday 9 July 2020
Jessica Petrie has found her dream job as a functional family therapist after studying a Bachelor of Social Work.
Opinion: Academic freedom and our commitment to diversity and inclusion
Thursday 9 July 2020
A fundamental part of Massey University's strategy is to exercise what we call our civic leadership, writes Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas.
Opinion: Gender-diverse language something to celebrate
Thursday 9 July 2020
Language is politicised and should be used to empower, not disempower, writes Dr Julia de Bres.
Opinion: Pronouns are not so difficult
Wednesday 8 July 2020
Words are important. We use them to convey information, to express love and affection, and sometimes to hurt or harm, writes Professor Mark Henrickson.
New Zealand in top 10 for media freedom
Friday 3 July 2020
Reporters Without Borders has ranked New Zealand in the top 10 for media freedom out of 180 countries.
Opinion: Why universities can be just as good (and cost just as much) online
Friday 3 July 2020
Online and blended learning could be the future for universities but that doesn't mean it's cheaper to deliver, writes Massey University Provost Professor Giselle Byrnes.
Opinion: Plotting a new career path in a time of uncertainty
Wednesday 17 June 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic and the crushing blow it has dealt to the world economy has shocked us all. And the time spent in lockdown has led many of us to reflect on our lives and careers, say Professors...
Creating a dedicated study environment helped this international student's success
Friday 12 June 2020
When international travel restrictions prevented Jiahao He from travelling to NZ, he set himself up to study online at Hangzhou library.
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