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OPINION AND FEATURES

A list of all feature articles in chronological order.

Speakers wow at NonfictioNOW

Speakers wow at NonfictioNOW

Last month, Massey hosted the virtual NonfictioNOW 2021 conference - the world's leading gathering in the field of nonfiction creative writing.

Massey graduate leads design of new Ducati Streetfighter V2

Massey graduate leads design of new Ducati Streetfighter V2

Being hand-picked to lead the design of a new Ducati motorcycle was a bit of a pinch-me moment for Massey alumni Sam McCafferty.

Weaving an environment for a better future

Weaving an environment for a better future

Master of Clinical Practice (Nursing) student Wayne SHUM KUEN IP wants to give back. The father of four returned to study to become a registered nurse at the age of 44, after seeing a cultural gap in the healthcare sector, fueling his passion for giving back to his own culture.

Could robot harvesters be the way forward for New Zealand’s apple industry?

Could robot harvesters be the way forward for New Zealand’s apple industry?

Dr Morteza Ghahremani recently received his PhD in agribusiness, with a research project that looked at the economic feasibility of robot harvesting of apples in New Zealand.

Writing about nature in a changing world
Thursday 6 May 2021
A new creative writing course focusses on how the perils of 21st century life might inform how we think and write about our relationship with nature.
Could Public Private Partnerships help solve the infrastructure and housing crisis?
Monday 3 May 2021
Innovative finance approaches to real estate development and Public Private Partnerships have been increasingly used in the property industry - but could they hold the key to solving New Zealand's...
International Nurses Day 2021
Saturday 1 May 2021
It's International Nurses Day and we want to say a massive thank you to all the nurses out there and the contribution they make every day to keep us safe - often at risk to their own health and...
Massey to launch Invisible art exhibition in Wellington
Friday 16 April 2021
An art exhibition dedicated to the unseen - sounds cryptic?
Opinion: Tourism in the Pacific: what’s behind the smile?
Thursday 1 April 2021
Put up your hand if you'd jump at the chance to take a tropical vacation in the near future? 2020 was a tough year for many of us in New Zealand and Australia and those keen to tempt us with an...
Proverb Pathway shares wisdom of many cultures
Thursday 25 March 2021
Massey University humanities academics have been instrumental in the development of He Kupu Rangatira - The Proverb Pathway, launched last weekend in Manawatū.
Opinion: Why we all need to push back against everyday racism
Thursday 18 March 2021
Acts of hate and hate speech have been increasingly visible over the last several years, including locally. And it is a worsening problem, says Dr Kevin Veale.
Opinion: Countering terrorism – and ‘doing the right thing’
Thursday 18 March 2021
The apprehension of New Zealand ISIS affiliate Suhayra Aden by Turkish authorities, and our reaction to it, provides an interesting insight into New Zealanders' understanding of terrorism and how to...
Opinion: NZ music’s #MeToo moment is a wake-up call for educators
Thursday 4 February 2021
NZ music's #MeToo moment is a wake-up call for educators: prepare graduates to challenge and change the industry
Opinion: Why Biden’s inaugural speech appeals to NZers
Monday 1 February 2021
President Joe Biden's inaugural speech helped Americans let go of the Trump era. But what about New Zealanders? We too have been saturated with Trump news for years, says Dr Heather Kavan.
‘$5 penguin’ highlights threat to marine life
Thursday 28 January 2021
The five dollar note and plastic coffee cup lid Professor John Cockrem carries in a sealed plastic bag are examples of what he finds in the nests of the Little Penguin colonies.
Opinion: White supremacy, the Trump moment, and the complicity of the political class: Anti-racist interrogations
Wednesday 27 January 2021
The expression of white supremacy in the United States' capitol on display earlier this month is not an exception. It exists in continuity with the everyday work of the machinery of white supremacy.
Quote of the Year 2020 "These tears are not for you"
Tuesday 22 December 2020
Sara Qasem's quote in her victim impact statement at the sentencing of the Christchurch Mosque shooter has been voted Quote of the Year.
Opinion: Are digital devices killing the love of reading?
Monday 7 December 2020
A recent Ministry of Education report found that too much use of digital devices in school is associated with a dislike of reading. It is no surprise - everyone knows the seductive power of the...
Opinion: Why does an oath in Sanskrit in Aotearoa New Zealand’s parliament raise questions?
Friday 27 November 2020
Language is deeply political and constituted in terrains of power. The politics of language is evident in the struggles for Te Reo Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand.
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