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Massey Māori visual arts graduates exhibit in Canada

Massey Māori visual arts graduates exhibit in Canada

An artist collective comprised of Whiti o Rehua School of Art alumnae are currently exhibiting an artwork in a ground-breaking international exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada.

Partnership focus for Māori academic’s Fulbright study

Partnership focus for Māori academic’s Fulbright study

A prestigious Fulbright New Zealand Scholar Award will enable a Massey University academic to research partnerships between indigenous communities and higher education institutions in the United States.

Massey student achieves Olympic performance dream

Massey student achieves Olympic performance dream

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.

Massey welcomes senior research scientist as new Dean Pacific

Massey welcomes senior research scientist as new Dean Pacific

Professor Palatasa Havea ONZM has been appointed as Dean Pacific in the new Office of Pasifika Student Success.

Research shows sleep inequities start early in life

Research shows sleep inequities start early in life

Ethnic and socioeconomic inequities in sleep health are already evident by the time children are three, according to the Sleep/Wake Research Centre.

Views of freedom campers increasingly polarised

Views of freedom campers increasingly polarised

Kiwis holidaying this summer may have mixed feelings about budget-concious freedom campers who flock here from afar. New research says there is growing concern among locals about the risks of "over-tourism".

Opinion: We can no longer afford to be complacent about tourism growth

Opinion: We can no longer afford to be complacent about tourism growth

New Zealand has been relatively immune to the strident protests about "overtourism" that have hit major European cities like Barcelona and Venice in recent years, but as a nation, we can no longer afford to be complacent about visitor growth.

Call for social work to be 'decolonised'

Call for social work to be 'decolonised'

A Massey University researcher is calling for social work education in Aotearoa New Zealand to be decolonised. Social work lecturer Dr Paulè Ruwhiu, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou, has just completed her PhD research into the process of decolonisation and the experiences of Māori social workers and Māori social work students.

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Summer sums lure West Auckland maths fans

Summer sums lure West Auckland maths fans

Summer holidays plus maths classes would not normally add up. But that is exactly what more than 150 Auckland primary school pupils have signed up for: a holiday maths programme combining a Pasifika cultural approach with robotics technology.

Massey Māori visual arts graduates exhibit in Canada

Massey Māori visual arts graduates exhibit in Canada

An artist collective comprised of Whiti o Rehua School of Art alumnae are currently exhibiting an artwork in a ground-breaking international exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada.

Dick Scott cherished for impact of Parihaka book

Dick Scott cherished for impact of Parihaka book

Historian and journalist Dick Scott, author of the ground-breaking story of Parihaka, Ask That Mountain, is being remembered for his contribution to sparking a change in Pākehā consciousness about colonialism.

Psychological first aid in measles-affected Samoa

Psychological first aid in measles-affected Samoa

A Massey University psychologist flew to Samoa this week to take smart phones and tablets donated by the University to equip counsellors and church ministers dealing with grieving families caught up in the measles epidemic.

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Awards and Appointments

Partnership focus for Māori academic’s Fulbright study

Partnership focus for Māori academic’s Fulbright study

A prestigious Fulbright New Zealand Scholar Award will enable a Massey University academic to research partnerships between indigenous communities and higher education institutions in the United States.

Massey welcomes senior research scientist as new Dean Pacific

Massey welcomes senior research scientist as new Dean Pacific

Professor Palatasa Havea ONZM has been appointed as Dean Pacific in the new Office of Pasifika Student Success.

Massey University nursing professor on New Year's Honours list

Massey University nursing professor on New Year's Honours list

School of Nursing professor Jenny Carryer has been appointed a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to health.

Pūhoro graduation celebrates students

Pūhoro graduation celebrates students

Twenty-four Maori secondary school pupils were recently recognised as they graduated from the first phase of the Pūhoro STEM Academy programme.

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Opinion and Features

Do a third of Americans really hate their own country?

Do a third of Americans really hate their own country?

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

Tea ceremony tale launches 2020 Japanese films

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 University's Auckland campus in Albany.

Massey student achieves Olympic performance dream

Massey student achieves Olympic performance dream

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

Pūhoro STEM Academy presents at Google

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.

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Auckland Campus Flyover

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