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Pacific artists gather for symposium in Wellington

Pacific artists gather for symposium in Wellington

Massey University hosted a gathering of Pacific arts practitioners at the Pacific Heritage Arts Fono in Wellington yesterday.

17th century manuscript available for viewing at Massey’s library

17th century manuscript available for viewing at Massey’s library

For several years the nondescript cardboard file-box lay on a shelf gathering dust, largely ignored and overlooked by the office's occupants. That all changed one day in 1977, when Dr John Ross, a lecturer in the English Department, decided to peep inside it.

Report encourages retirees to consider savings options

Report encourages retirees to consider savings options

New Zealanders planning for retirement need to consider their savings options in a low interest rate environment, according to the latest Retirement Expenditure Guidelines.

Design students top craft and design awards

Design students top craft and design awards

Excellence in student design was celebrated at the ECC New Zealand Student Craft/Design Awards at the Dowse Museum in Lower Hutt on Tuesday evening, with Massey University students receiving awards and commendations for fashion, textile, furniture, lighting and product design.

Report encourages retirees to consider savings options

Report encourages retirees to consider savings options

New Zealanders planning for retirement need to consider their savings options in a low interest rate environment, according to the latest Retirement Expenditure Guidelines.

Brazil collaboration opens doors for geographers

Brazil collaboration opens doors for geographers

Massey University geographers have been inspired by innovations in agriculture and opportunities for collaborative research with counterparts in Brazil.

Security, facilities alleviate loneliness – study

Security, facilities alleviate loneliness – study

Living in a friendly, secure neighbourhood is one of the key ways to keep loneliness and isolation at bay in older age, according to a study of over-65s living on the Kāpiti Coast.

Are sheep hanging around waterways?

Are sheep hanging around waterways?

Massey researchers are looking into the behaviour of sheep around waterways and how this impacts on water quality across the seasons.

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17th century manuscript available for viewing at Massey’s library

17th century manuscript available for viewing at Massey’s library

For several years the nondescript cardboard file-box lay on a shelf gathering dust, largely ignored and overlooked by the office's occupants. That all changed one day in 1977, when Dr John Ross, a lecturer in the English Department, decided to peep inside it.

Doctoral breakfast connects student researchers with business community

Doctoral breakfast connects student researchers with business community

Kauri dieback, diabetes and dangerous volcanoes were three research topics served up by Massey University doctoral students at a breakfast in Palmerston North this week.

Journal showcases positive progress by Māori communities

Journal showcases positive progress by Māori communities

A unique academic journal is being hailed as a forward thinking collaboration between Māori researchers and the community.

Diversity in neighbourhoods and online spaces

Diversity in neighbourhoods and online spaces

Diversity in neighbourhoods and workplaces - and online debates about free speech - are themes addressed by Massey University sociologists in this week's Arahia He Ara Pathways conference on immigration and diversity.

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Awards and Appointments

Zonta Women of Achievement Award for Pushpa Wood

Zonta Women of Achievement Award for Pushpa Wood

Westpac Massey Fin-Ed Centre director Dr Pushpa Wood has been awarded a 2019 Zonta New Zealand Women of Achievement Award.

Design students top craft and design awards

Design students top craft and design awards

Excellence in student design was celebrated at the ECC New Zealand Student Craft/Design Awards at the Dowse Museum in Lower Hutt on Tuesday evening, with Massey University students receiving awards and commendations for fashion, textile, furniture, lighting and product design.

Teaching awards for vet scientist and linguist

Teaching awards for vet scientist and linguist

A veterinary science lecturer and a linguistics lecturer have been recognised for their outstanding teaching skills.

Microbiologist claims supreme award

Microbiologist claims supreme award

Massey graduate Courtney Davies has received the top award at the AIMES Awards Gala Dinner over the weekend for her work in science, education and agriculture.

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Opinion and Features

Pacific artists gather for symposium in Wellington

Pacific artists gather for symposium in Wellington

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

The meaning of philosophy in perplexing times

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 philosophical thought in solving some of society's most urgent problems.

Politicians need to regain control of local government

Politicians need to regain control of local government

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

From maths teacher to mastering analytics

Michelle Bidwell has always loved studying numbers so a Master of Analytics was a perfect fit.

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