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Kiwi Ferns debut for Madi Bartlett

Kiwi Ferns debut for Madi Bartlett

Massey University student recruitment advisor Madi Bartlett made an impressive debut for the Kiwi Ferns rugby league team last Saturday in an international clash against Fetu Samoa.

Work to start on city hockey turf at Massey

Work to start on city hockey turf at Massey

Construction is about to commence on Palmerston North's international standard hockey turf at Massey University, providing a third pitch for the sport in the city.

$1.2m funding for allergy and asthma prevention research

$1.2m funding for allergy and asthma prevention research

A grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand's annual project funding round will enable researchers to assess why biodiversity may reduce allergy and asthma risks in children.

Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes awarded $5m HRC programme grant

Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes awarded $5m HRC programme grant

Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes, Te Kapotai, Ngapuhi-nui-tonu, has been awarded nearly $5 million to investigate environmental and kaupapa Māori initiatives aimed at providing much needed gains in Māori health outcomes.

Spotlight on te reo Māori in culture and heritage sector

Spotlight on te reo Māori in culture and heritage sector

The importance of normalising the use of te reo Māori in everyday situations is well acknowledged ¬-so what contribution are galleries, libraries, archives and museums making to its revitalisation?

$1.2m funding for allergy and asthma prevention research

$1.2m funding for allergy and asthma prevention research

A grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand's annual project funding round will enable researchers to assess why biodiversity may reduce allergy and asthma risks in children.

Māori attitudes on the environment canvassed

Māori attitudes on the environment canvassed

How do Māori balance being modern-day consumers and traditional kaitiakitanga (guardians) of nature's precious resources? A Massey University survey is asking Māori about their beliefs regarding the environment.

Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes awarded $5m HRC programme grant

Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes awarded $5m HRC programme grant

Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes, Te Kapotai, Ngapuhi-nui-tonu, has been awarded nearly $5 million to investigate environmental and kaupapa Māori initiatives aimed at providing much needed gains in Māori health outcomes.

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Kiwi Ferns debut for Madi Bartlett

Kiwi Ferns debut for Madi Bartlett

Massey University student recruitment advisor Madi Bartlett made an impressive debut for the Kiwi Ferns rugby league team last Saturday in an international clash against Fetu Samoa.

Perils of plastic packaging for food and drink

Perils of plastic packaging for food and drink

We tend to trust plastic as a safe form of packaging and storage for food and drink. But consumers need to be aware of emerging research exposing how toxins from plastic and other single-use packaging are leaching into our food and drink.

Work to start on city hockey turf at Massey

Work to start on city hockey turf at Massey

Construction is about to commence on Palmerston North's international standard hockey turf at Massey University, providing a third pitch for the sport in the city.

Calling for ideas to transform the NZ primary sector

Calling for ideas to transform the NZ primary sector

The Rural Innovation Lab is currently scouting for innovative, new projects to solve farmers' and growers' wicked problems - with set-up funding available to successful applicants.

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Awards and Appointments

$15k scholarship allows fitness lecturer to exercise his mind

$15k scholarship allows fitness lecturer to exercise his mind

Kieran McKendry's MBA journey was made a little easier this year when he was awarded one of two $15,000 scholarships from the New Zealand Institute of Management Foundation.

Massey shines at Matariki Awards

Massey shines at Matariki Awards

Massey University Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori, Distinguished Professor Hingangaroa Smith and Massey alumna Dr Kathie Irwin are finalists in this year's Ngā Whetū Matariki Awards.

Massey University and National Library partner to support emerging Pacific artists

Massey University and National Library partner to support emerging Pacific artists

Massey University's College of Creative Arts has partnered with the National Library of New Zealand to develop a pilot Pasifika Arts Residency.

Women of Influence Awards – call for nominations

Women of Influence Awards – call for nominations

Nominations are now open for the seventh annual Women of Influence awards. Presented by Westpac and Fairfax Media, the awards recognise and celebrate women in New Zealand who make a difference in the lives of others.

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Opinion and Features

An unofficial guide to voting in this year’s local elections

An unofficial guide to voting in this year’s local elections

Can you name your local ward, local board or DHB representative? It's time to demand those standing in this year's local elections make themselves known, says Dr Andrew Cardow.

Opinion: Suppressing criminal names out-dated

Opinion: Suppressing criminal names out-dated

In most cases there are valid arguments for and against granting a suppression order - but none of that matters when the identities of perpetrators are easily accessed online.

Opinion: Defence Capability 2019 – reading between the lines

Opinion: Defence Capability 2019 – reading between the lines

A recognition of the looming challenges facing our Pacific neighbours through climate change and pressures on maritime resources has led to a shift in focus expressed in the just-released Defence Capability Plan 2019, says Dr Wiliam Hoverd.

Magazine of memories for aged care residents

Magazine of memories for aged care residents

Meeting residents in an aged care facility and turning their conversations about the past into a magazine of memories proved to be a rewarding project for Massey University students as much as for the elderly residents they befriended.

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