OPINION AND FEATURES

A list of all feature articles in chronological order.

Master of Engineering applicants needed to solve agritech challenges

Master of Engineering applicants needed to solve agritech challenges

Agritech is a fast growing industry in New Zealand and Massey is calling on people who want to further their skills and contribute to solving challenges in the food sector.

Mana Moana public art experience to be projected on Wellington waterfront

Mana Moana public art experience to be projected on Wellington waterfront

A ground-breaking art installation curated by two artists and Massey staff members Rachael Rakena and Mike Bridgman, Mana Moana, is back on the water in Wellington this week with a spectacular showcase of contemporary art.

Local ties to nature revealed in ecopoetry PhD

Local ties to nature revealed in ecopoetry PhD

Horowhenua-based farmer, poet Janet Newman explored local versions of the global ecopoetry trend for her PhD, and discovered that New Zealand writers are re-defining it.

Professor one of 22 global experts to advise on preventing pandemics

Professor one of 22 global experts to advise on preventing pandemics

Professor David Hayman was the only New Zealander selected to co-author the global #PandemicsReport: Escaping the Era of Pandemics.

Opinion: It’s time to level the playing field for women and girls
Thursday 14 May 2020
As sport resumes after lockdown, it's time to level the playing field for women and girls by addressing chronic underfunding for women's sports.
Universities and COVID-19: the role of the expert
Wednesday 13 May 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is throwing a spotlight on those things we take for granted and one of these is the role of the expert in our society, says Provost Professor Giselle Byrnes.
Students recreate halls as Fortnite map
Tuesday 5 May 2020
Two Creative Media Production students have turned their Halls of Residence into a Fortnite map, within one of the world's most popular online games.
Opinion: Lockdown lament for social and cultural life
Wednesday 29 April 2020
Restaurants and cafes, sporting and cultural events, magazines and books, parties and festivals are more than just economic stimulants or disease vectors: they are what our lives looks like, says Dr...
The ‘Rosie the Riveter’ effect and higher education in New Zealand
Friday 24 April 2020
The current crisis has unsettled us all and we know that life, 'post COVID-19' will never be the same again. For those under extreme personal and family stress, a return to normal cannot come fast...
Opinion: The peace treaty with a terrible reputation
Friday 24 April 2020
After one hundred years, it is time that the Treaty of Versailles and the peacemakers of 1919 received a significant reassessment, says war historian Professor Glyn Harper.
Opinion: A breakdown of daily life – but an opportunity because of that
Thursday 16 April 2020
By its very nature, routine behaviour involves little conscious thought. That's why frequently we're neither aware of the habits we have, nor those we lack. But there's an antidote: discontinuity,...
Opinion: Kai and COVID-19
Thursday 9 April 2020
Access to healthy Food is an issue that may hit Māori whānau hard during the COVID-19 crisis. Māori need Māori solutions at times like this and he has some suggestions, says Dr...
The PM’s pandemic response: A masterclass in crisis leadership
Monday 6 April 2020
Leadership researcher Dr Suze Wilson explains why the MP's Covid-19 response has been a masterclass in crisis communication and leadership.
Innovative virtual exchange enriches student experience
Wednesday 1 April 2020
Massey student Jessica Dibben is used to studying online- she has already completed a Bachelor of Business Studies by distance learning. But when it comes to her Comparative Security Issues course...
Opinion: Lives bordered by COVID-19
Tuesday 31 March 2020
Borders have effects, including restriction and judgements about who 'deserves' to be tested and treated. As we sit out the next few weeks or months, have regard to the effects of the Covid-19...
Community newspapers vital in COVID-19 crisis
Monday 30 March 2020
The Government's blanket ban on community newspapers during the lockdown is shortsighted, according to Crisis Communication Senior Lecturer Dr Catherine Strong.
Opinion: History's pandemics lost on young
Friday 20 March 2020
Most young people don't study history at school and so they don't understand that pandemics have occurred down the ages. COVID-19 has taken them by surprise, says lecturer Dr John Moremon.
Universities: the future is here and it is online
Friday 20 March 2020
No doubt about it, the Covid-19 pandemic is encouraging all of us to think 'around corners', to look creatively at what we can do differently in the context of a crisis, says Professor Giselle Byrnes.
Opinion: Confronting extremism – what’s changed since March 15?
Thursday 12 March 2020
As 15 March draws near, John Battersby asks - has anything changed in New Zealand since last March, and have we learned anything from the experience?
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