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Massey @ Rugby World Cup 2011
Our people at the RWC 2011
Massey is closely linked to RWC2011 through its staff, students, alumni, and community.
Here you can find commentary, events and other information about Massey’s involvement.
We talk to two very special alumni – one with the ultimate responsibility for winning this year’s event, the other who has already won the ultimate prize in rugby three times.
Massey is New Zealand’s foremost athlete-friendly university and is playing a major role in this country’s biggest sporting event, RWC2011.
All Blacks coach Graham Henry - Full Story
Former Black Ferns captain Dr Farah Palmer - Full Story
Staff from the School of Linguistics and International Languages on the Manawatu campus are teaching Palmerston North business people how to greet people in Spanish in preparation for the University hosting the Argentina team.
CoCA will launch an exhibition of 125 years of design in Wellington, It will be promoted as part of the RWC2011 Festival for both domestic and international visitors.
Big kick-off.Free concert from New Zealand School of Music Big Band at the Town Hall in Wellington at 5pm.
A reunion will be held on the Manawatu campus for about 50 members of the family of Charles John Monro, who brought rugby’s rules to New Zealand. The University has refurbished the Monro Memorial plaque, on Monro Hill, which will be unveiled. The family will also tour Craiglockhart, now a hall of residence for students.
September 27 to October 2
School of English and Media Studies will be performing the Manawatu Dreaming street theatre project as part of the Our People, Our Place festival running in Palmerston North during RWC2011.
In conjunction with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, Massey University will offer ‘rural gems’ tours to people with agribusiness interests who are visiting Manawatu during the Rugby World Cup
Legends of the Game gala dinner. Massey University’s Sport and Rugby Institute, Manawatu campus, will be the venue for a dinner with All Black greats Sir Brian Lochore, Murray Mexted and Jamie Joseph as well as triple Rugby World Cup champion Farah Palmer.
Free pre-quarter finals concert with New Zealand School of Music Brass Ensemble at the Town Hall in Wellington at 5pm.
Massey University’s World Champion robotics team MESS1 from the School of Engineering and Advanced Technology on the Albany campus will be in action in the Robotics World Cup at the Cloud on Auckland’s waterfront. The event is part of a showcase featuring home grown technology and innovation from a range of industries and aims to raise awareness and create business opportunities among Rugby World Cup visitors.
New Zealand Food Awards in association with Massey University. Gala Awards Dinner will be held in conjunction with the Rugby World Cup Expo at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland.
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