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Opinion: Jacinda Ardern - stardust to prime minister

Opinion: Jacinda Ardern - stardust to prime minister

During the dim, distant past of New Zealand's recent election campaign, soon-to-be-former prime minister Bill English grumbled that the "stardust" that was falling thick and fast on new Labour leader Jacinda Ardern would settle, says Professor Richard Shaw.

Juggling study and sport pays off for Massey students

Juggling study and sport pays off for Massey students

More than 350 people attended the annual Blues Awards this week, held at Massey's Manawatū and Auckland campuses, to honour top student athletes.

School of Design number one in the Asia-Pacific

School of Design number one in the Asia-Pacific

Massey University's School of Design, based in Wellington, is now ranked number one within the Asia-Pacific region by global design award agency Red Dot.

Innovative designs awarded Red Dots as School named number one

Innovative designs awarded Red Dots as School named number one

The School of Design at Massey University has been named the number one ranked design school in the Asia-Pacific at the Red Dot Awards in Singapore - coinciding with the presentation of Best of the Best honours to three of its design staff and graduates..

Weka division pre-dates Cook Strait

Weka division pre-dates Cook Strait

Massey biologists have unearthed clues in the DNA of weka that throw doubt upon what we thought we knew of the flightless native.

Oganesson – the black sheep of the noble gases

Oganesson – the black sheep of the noble gases

Scientists at Massey University have been involved in calculating the structure of oganesson, a relatively new element which has proved elusive to study.

Affordability improves as house prices fall in some regions

Affordability improves as house prices fall in some regions

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows affordability has improved in seven out of 13 New Zealand regions in the most recent quarter.

Amazon has local retailers spooked – new survey

Amazon has local retailers spooked – new survey

Massey University's latest Big Issues in Retail survey shows business confidence has declined since 2016, with the "Amazon effect" cited as the main reason.

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University News

Massey women in Royal Society lecture series

Massey women in Royal Society lecture series

Five Massey women researchers will present their ideas in a Royal Society of New Zealand lecture series celebrating women's discoveries as part of its 150th year anniversary.

In the age of robots, let’s build the case for humans

In the age of robots, let’s build the case for humans

Unprecedented technological development means we need to actively put people first in education, business and social policy, says Professor Jim Arrowsmith.

Children’s book celebrates wildlife hospital

Children’s book celebrates wildlife hospital

The latest release from Massey University Press, How to Mend a Kea, proves it takes a village to write a book.

Huawei to upgrade Massey’s wireless infrastructure

Huawei to upgrade Massey’s wireless infrastructure

Massey University has a multi-million dollar deal with one of the world's leading information and communications providers, Huawei, to upgrade the wireless infrastructure on its three campuses to cope with growing demand from students.

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Awards and Appointments

Aviation student soars to a hat trick

Aviation student soars to a hat trick

Perrin Turner was recognised three times at the School of Aviation Wings Ceremony for his academic achievements.

Juggling study and sport pays off for Massey students

Juggling study and sport pays off for Massey students

More than 350 people attended the annual Blues Awards this week, held at Massey's Manawatū and Auckland campuses, to honour top student athletes.

School of Design number one in the Asia-Pacific

School of Design number one in the Asia-Pacific

Massey University's School of Design, based in Wellington, is now ranked number one within the Asia-Pacific region by global design award agency Red Dot.

Aviation student flies to top of his class

Aviation student flies to top of his class

Marc Icaro has been named the top pilot of his class at Massey's School of Aviation, taking out the Air New Zealand Flying Award.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: Jacinda Ardern - stardust to prime minister

Opinion: Jacinda Ardern - stardust to prime minister

During the dim, distant past of New Zealand's recent election campaign, soon-to-be-former prime minister Bill English grumbled that the "stardust" that was falling thick and fast on new Labour leader Jacinda Ardern would settle, says Professor Richard Shaw.

Penguins on stage and street in climate change action

Penguins on stage and street in climate change action

Using theatre to turn people into penguins is a symbolic way to highlight some of the planet's most vulnerable species in this year's global Aotearoa Climate Change Theatre Action events in Wellington.

Opinion: We all want cleaner waterways

Opinion: We all want cleaner waterways

There's a strong voice across New Zealand for clean waterways and farmers and environmentalists agree that something needs to be done.

Opinion: Terror and terrorism - a framework for understanding

Opinion: Terror and terrorism - a framework for understanding

In the wake of the worst mass shooting the United States has ever experienced, it is useful to consider the dynamics of terrorism. What is it? When is terror not terrorism?

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Manawatū Campus Flyover

Watch stunning aerial footage of Massey University's Manawatū campus.

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Election 2017

Will immigration anxiety shape this election?
As the election campaign kicked off, it appeared that immigration would be one of the defining talking points. But has it been that important?
Engaging young voters online
An interactive online tool that boosted youth voting turnout at the 2014 election is back.
Opinion: We live in puzzling times
The economy is growing, inflation is low, firms are hiring. So, why are the country's leaders trusted by so few? Give us your thoughts in our second...
Massey's election commentators
Massey researchers and lecturers are leading conversations around many key election issues. Their topic areas and contacts are listed here.

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