OPINION AND FEATURES

A list of all feature articles in chronological order.

Opinion: Brexit and the betrayal of democracy

Opinion: Brexit and the betrayal of democracy

Expat Brit Dr Mark Avis gives a personal perspective on why he believes democracy is being betrayed in the United Kingdom.

Opinion: New Zealand – security with a difference

Opinion: New Zealand – security with a difference

Gender inequality persists in the security and defence sector - a reality Dr Negar Partow was reminded of when she attended an international conference on defence science in Jakarta recently.

How recruitment questions affect pay equity

How recruitment questions affect pay equity

Massey's professor of human resource management Jane Parker gives her advice on avoiding gender bias around pay during the recruitment process.

Master of Social Work graduates protecting children in Cambodia

Master of Social Work graduates protecting children in Cambodia

Massey graduates Lee and Zoey Henley were looking for a new challenge - and they certainly found it in Cambodia.

How to recover from the Christmas overspend
Tuesday 29 January 2019
Now that Christmas is a distant memory, the credit card statements and other bills are starting to arrive. Fin-Ed Centre director Pushpa Wood offers some advice.
Opunake to Ecuador for BA grad and film-maker
Monday 28 January 2019
From a campaign to ban single-use plastics in a Taranaki seaside settlement to large-scale deforestation in Ecuador - Los Angeles-based Kiwi David Cranstoun Welch has forged a path making...
Opinion: If we legalise cannabis we must keep business at bay
Wednesday 23 January 2019
We must beware of extreme ideological positions in our cannabis discussion. In particular it would be good to acknowledge the "war on drugs" is not a particularly relevant concept.
Creating the next generation of sports industry professionals
Monday 17 December 2018
Professor Andy Martin doesn't just pass on knowledge to his students - he develops "confident people who can thrive anywhere".
Dining hall staffer’s departure ends 21-year partnership
Friday 14 December 2018
A partnership of 21 years has ended with the departure of popular Manawatū campus dining hall staff member Pam Mills last Friday.
Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital
Wednesday 28 November 2018
Ah, the proverbial academic conference - for Classical Studies lecturer Associate Professor Gina Salapata a recent trip to a conference in Portugal was literally all about proverbs.
BA students behind plastic-free Opunake
Thursday 22 November 2018
It's almost the last straw for Opunake where residents will say good riddance to single-use plastics. The Taranaki coastal settlement could soon become New Zealand's first town free of single-use...
Massey student at APEC
Wednesday 21 November 2018
Massey master's student Api Taiapa, Ngāti Porou, had the opportunity to see the cut and thrust of international politics up close and personal as a youth delegate at the recent APEC summit.
Massey lecturer offering curriculum expertise on the international stage
Tuesday 20 November 2018
Dr Dennis Slade recently returned from Indonesia, where he was invited to provide consultancy advice on the development of a teaching curriculum in physical education and sport for a private school...
Opinion: Trump's strategy of distract and deluge
Thursday 15 November 2018
Professor Ted Zorn analyses the way US President Donald Trump controls the news cycle with a constant stream of outrageous behaviour.
Will e-scooters be king in our cities of the future?
Wednesday 14 November 2018
New technology is dramatically changing commuting habits - but what does it mean for public transport, asks Dr Michael Naylor.
Opinion: World War I memories made of this
Friday 9 November 2018
As the centenary of the First World War draws to an end it is appropriate to reflect on the legacy of the conflict, and the places that are key to the New Zealand experience of the war, such as Ypres...
Opinion: A mid-term election for the ages
Tuesday 6 November 2018
Mid-term elections underway in the US are important not just for Americans - the consequences of Tuesday's events will be felt for years to come. By all of us. Here's why, writes Professor Richard...
Opinion: A caravan of desperation and hope
Tuesday 6 November 2018
Political corruption and repression, gangs, drug cartels, land pressures and climate change make life very difficult for most Hondurans, says Dr Sharon McLennan, who offers insights on the living...
Armistice Day - Q&A with Glyn Harper
Tuesday 6 November 2018
The First World War (1914-1918) was the worst disaster ever for New Zealand in terms of lives lost per capita, and for its legacy of suffering.
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