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: Fossil fuel investment ban more politics than ethics
Thursday 5 March 2020
New Zealand's announcement of a fossil fuel ban for default KiwiSaver funds from mid-2021 has left many questions unanswered, says Dr Claire Matthews.
True story of love and lunch turned into movie
Thursday 27 February 2020
A true story of a father's loyalty and love and his daughter's lunchbox is the inspiration for next month's Japanese film screening at Massey University's Auckland campus.
Do a third of Americans really hate their own country?
Wednesday 22 January 2020
Hyper-patriotism in the United States means the country is waging an endless war on itself, says Professor Ted Zorn.
Tea ceremony tale launches 2020 Japanese films
Tuesday 21 January 2020
A young woman discovering the intricacies of the ancient tea ceremony is the theme of a 2018 Japanese film to screen in February - the first of 2020's free monthly Japanese films at Massey...
Massey student achieves Olympic performance dream
Friday 10 January 2020
Twenty-one-year-old Massey student Zakea Page has achieved his lifelong dream of performing at an Olympic opening ceremony, in Lausanne, Switzerland, at the Winter Youth Olympic Games.
Pūhoro STEM Academy presents at Google
Wednesday 8 January 2020
Pūhoro was one of a select number of organisations in Australia and New Zealand invited to attend the Google 2019 Partner Summit in Sydney, Australia.
NZ linguist helping to revive Aboriginal language
Friday 20 December 2019
A New Zealand linguist has launched a series of children's books she co-wrote in Gamilaraay - an endangered Aboriginal language she is working to revive using mostly digital technology in...
Drone film for reality check of NZ environment
Wednesday 11 December 2019
Geography, sociology, philosophy students and staff will swap lecture theatres for the wilderness this summer to use aerial and underwater drones for a film revealing land use, environmental issues...
History now – ‘Game of Thrones’ to Gate Pā?
Thursday 5 December 2019
The past has become a digital feast and there is no other point in human history when people have had such ready access to it, historian Professor Michael Belgrave says.
Graduation a family affair for mother of five
Monday 25 November 2019
Analena Siu graduates with her Master of Aviation Management this week, and her five children will be there to see her cross the stage.
Pacific artists gather for symposium in Wellington
Friday 22 November 2019
Massey University hosted a gathering of Pacific arts practitioners at the Pacific Heritage Arts Fono in Wellington yesterday.
The meaning of philosophy in perplexing times
Thursday 21 November 2019
To mark World Philosophy Day (November 21) Māori philosopher Dr Krushil Watene is keen to highlight the work of her colleagues and students, who she says are demonstrating the value of...
Politicians need to regain control of local government
Tuesday 19 November 2019
Given the somewhat half-hearted voter turnout figures in this year's local elections, it is time for a review of the local electoral system in New Zealand, say public management academics.
From maths teacher to mastering analytics
Friday 15 November 2019
Michelle Bidwell has always loved studying numbers so a Master of Analytics was a perfect fit.
'You need to better yourself to help other people'
Thursday 31 October 2019
Twenty-five year-old single mum Gayle Moana-Johnson says life was tough growing up, but now she's working to make life better for others as a social worker.
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