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Dean Pacific welcomed with pōwhiri

Dean Pacific welcomed with pōwhiri

Growing up in Tonga, Tasa Havea described himself as "a nutter" at school. He enjoyed fishing and gardening to support his large family but educationally he wasn't a patch on his nine siblings. "I was really bad at school; I was just too dumb."

Former student visits Massey teachers after 50 years

Former student visits Massey teachers after 50 years

Fifty years after enrolling in a Bachelor of Technology degree at Massey University, Kenyan businessman Peter Kuguru recently returned to Palmerston North with his family and caught up with his former teachers, Professors Emeriti Dick and Mary Earle.

Urban farming the focus of $100,000 research award

Urban farming the focus of $100,000 research award

An urban farming initiative is at the centre of the first $100,000 Pivot Award, a premier research award aimed at enabling innovation in Taranaki's agriculture sector.

Professor Meihana Durie appointed new DVC Māori

Professor Meihana Durie appointed new DVC Māori

The head of Massey University's Te Pūtahi-ā-Toi, the School of Māori Knowledge, has been appointed the University's new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori.

Health sector needs guidelines for big data usage

Health sector needs guidelines for big data usage

Many predict the health sector will be revolutionised by big data analytics, but the level of understanding and commitment to using big data varies across the sector in New Zealand.

Urban farming the focus of $100,000 research award

Urban farming the focus of $100,000 research award

An urban farming initiative is at the centre of the first $100,000 Pivot Award, a premier research award aimed at enabling innovation in Taranaki's agriculture sector.

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".

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Lust and laughs galore in Summer Shakespeare

Lust and laughs galore in Summer Shakespeare

Manawatū Summer Shakespeare turns 18 this year - the perfect age to stage a riotous, gender-bending production of Twelfth Night as a jukebox musical of a party with an 80s vibe.

Celebrating International Women's Day with Wellington panel event

Celebrating International Women's Day with Wellington panel event

Join us for Conversations that Count: Breaking the Glass Ceiling, a free panel event on the issue of gender equality in New Zealand business.

Massey transforms courses to additional digital offerings under Digital Plus

Massey transforms courses to additional digital offerings under Digital Plus

Massey University is stepping up the online offering of its Master of Business Administration (MBA) by making the Digital Transformation specialisation available online.

Restoration starts on iconic Refectory building

Restoration starts on iconic Refectory building

Work is under way to restore Massey University's historic Refectory building at the Manawatū campus.

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Awards and Appointments

Dean Pacific welcomed with pōwhiri

Dean Pacific welcomed with pōwhiri

Growing up in Tonga, Tasa Havea described himself as "a nutter" at school. He enjoyed fishing and gardening to support his large family but educationally he wasn't a patch on his nine siblings. "I was really bad at school; I was just too dumb."

Professor Meihana Durie appointed new DVC Māori

Professor Meihana Durie appointed new DVC Māori

The head of Massey University's Te Pūtahi-ā-Toi, the School of Māori Knowledge, has been appointed the University's new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori.

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.

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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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