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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.

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.

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.

Dick Scott cherished for impact of Parihaka book

Dick Scott cherished for impact of Parihaka book

Historian and journalist Dick Scott, author of the ground-breaking story of Parihaka, Ask That Mountain, is being remembered for his contribution to sparking a change in Pākehā consciousness about colonialism.

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".

Opinion: We can no longer afford to be complacent about tourism growth

Opinion: We can no longer afford to be complacent about tourism growth

New Zealand has been relatively immune to the strident protests about "overtourism" that have hit major European cities like Barcelona and Venice in recent years, but as a nation, we can no longer afford to be complacent about visitor growth.

Call for social work to be 'decolonised'

Call for social work to be 'decolonised'

A Massey University researcher is calling for social work education in Aotearoa New Zealand to be decolonised. Social work lecturer Dr Paulè Ruwhiu, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou, has just completed her PhD research into the process of decolonisation and the experiences of Māori social workers and Māori social work students.

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Dick Scott cherished for impact of Parihaka book

Dick Scott cherished for impact of Parihaka book

Historian and journalist Dick Scott, author of the ground-breaking story of Parihaka, Ask That Mountain, is being remembered for his contribution to sparking a change in Pākehā consciousness about colonialism.

Psychological first aid in measles-affected Samoa

Psychological first aid in measles-affected Samoa

A Massey University psychologist flew to Samoa this week to take smart phones and tablets donated by the University to equip counsellors and church ministers dealing with grieving families caught up in the measles epidemic.

Snell's contribution to Massey remembered

Snell's contribution to Massey remembered

Massey University College of Sciences' Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Ray Geor has acknowledged Dr Sir Peter Snell's contribution to the University and its research.

New food research building called Te Ohu Rangahau Kai

New food research building called Te Ohu Rangahau Kai

The AgResearch and Massey University joint food science building under construction at the Manawatū campus will be known as Te Ohu Rangahau Kai.

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Awards and Appointments

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.

Massey University nursing professor on New Year's Honours list

Massey University nursing professor on New Year's Honours list

School of Nursing professor Jenny Carryer has been appointed a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to health.

Pūhoro graduation celebrates students

Pūhoro graduation celebrates students

Twenty-four Maori secondary school pupils were recently recognised as they graduated from the first phase of the Pūhoro STEM Academy programme.

Seven medal research winners for Massey

Seven medal research winners for Massey

Massey University's Joint Centre for Disaster Research team are among the winners of the Massey Medals this year for their diverse work on disaster risk management, from developing resilient communities to providing insights on the recent Whakaari/White Island eruption.

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Opinion and Features

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.

NZ linguist helping to revive Aboriginal language

NZ linguist helping to revive Aboriginal language

A New Zealand linguist has launched a series of children's books she co-wrote in Gamilaraay - an endangered Aboriginal language she is working to revive using mostly digital technology in collaboration with a community in New South Wales.

Drone film for reality check of NZ environment

Drone film for reality check of NZ environment

Geography, sociology, philosophy students and staff will swap lecture theatres for the wilderness this summer to use aerial and underwater drones for a film revealing land use, environmental issues and human-environment relationships in Aotearoa.

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