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Design secrets of Miss Piggy's creator
Behind the scenes, Bonnie Erickson has created characters that have winkled their way into the hearts of entire generations as a key collaborator...
University recognises high-achieving alumni
A lingerie fashion designer, a blind acupuncturist who helps others with disabilities and a world expert in coastal sand dunes will be recognised...
Mural search finds missing E Mervyn Taylor work
One of several missing murals made by renowned New Zealand artist, craftsman and designer, E Mervyn Taylor, has been found.
Landscape specialist to give annual photography lecture
One of the most respected British photographers of the last 25 years, colour landscape specialist Jem Southam, delivers a public talk organised by...
Diving for history of the Southern Cross Cable
Artist Bronwyn Holloway-Smith really tested the depths of her comfort zone by learning to scuba dive as part of her PhD research into the history of...
Screen industry partnerships develop new student talent
New partnerships designed to discover and nurture new talent and ideas have been announced between Massey University's School of Music and Creative...
Major prize for 'Tender' poems to a father
After ten years, Massey University PhD student Janet Newman decided to stop writing about her father - and winning a literary prize for a sequence of...
Inmates explore morals in Greek theatre
Is pride the ultimate crime? It is a big moral question that a group of inmates at Auckland Prison explored when they performed an Ancient Greek play...
Four books by Massey authors on Ockham longlist
Four books by Massey authors have been the longlisted for the 2018 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.
More accolades for Tongan drum design
Design graduate Rachael Hall's contemporary Tongan drum Pato has been making a lot of noise in design circles this year and she can now add two new...
Therapeutic benefits for ADHD from textile design
Textile design student Jessica Bunnell has created a range of fabrics with possible therapeutic benefits for people affected by Attention Deficit...
Journalism students work with TVNZ to produce election videos
Massey University journalism students, inspired by an online youth engagement voting tool, have produced videos that will screen ahead of election...
Ideas flow at pub lecture event
Musicologist Oli Wilson and biomechanist Sarah Shultz from Massey University joined punters at an inner-city Wellington bar this month to talk about...
MOU signed between Massey and Te Papa
Common interests such as creative and fine arts, sciences, history and the social sciences have seen Massey University sign a Memorandum of...
Going places – women writers and wanderers
Author, editor, lecturer and traveller Dr Ingrid Horrocks has long been fascinated by women who travel and write, in past and modern times. Her new...

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