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International award for film tutor and script writer

International award for film tutor and script writer

A film with a script written by Wellington film-maker Costa Botes who teaches screen writing and documentary making at Massey's Wellington campus has won best short film at a Japanese film festival.

NZ's first certified Cicerone to judge craft beers

NZ's first certified Cicerone to judge craft beers

The New Zealand Food Awards is proud to announce Josh Scott has joined the technical judging panel to judge the craft beer group within the Countdown Alcoholic Beverage Category.

Dairy shown to improve bone health of Kiwi children

Dairy shown to improve bone health of Kiwi children

New research shows children drinking milk at school have greater increases in the size and strength of their bones, compared to children who are not involved in the Fonterra Milk for Schools programme.

Car wrecking - a vehicle for stroke rehab

Car wrecking - a vehicle for stroke rehab

Dismantling car engines and sorting parts is proving to be a successful form of rehabilitation for stroke survivors under 65 in a unique project at the Manfeild Raceway, near Feilding.

Research on future of e-learning in wānanga

Research on future of e-learning in wānanga

A better understanding of how the Māori tertiary sector is adapting to e-learning is the focus of a joint research project undertaken by a Massey postgraduate student and funded by the Innovation Partnership.

How legalising cannabis can help society

How legalising cannabis can help society

Leading drug researcher Associate Professor Chris Wilkins is calling for the adoption of a not-for-profit public health model for recreational cannabis.

Dairy shown to improve bone health of Kiwi children

Dairy shown to improve bone health of Kiwi children

New research shows children drinking milk at school have greater increases in the size and strength of their bones, compared to children who are not involved in the Fonterra Milk for Schools programme.

Video: C-Dax invests in future Ag Tech

Video: C-Dax invests in future Ag Tech

A prototype pasture metre robot was showcased at National Field Days, representing the future of smart-autonomous farming.

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University News

PM’s trip provides Pacific opportunities

PM’s trip provides Pacific opportunities

Massey University's Pasifika Director got an unusual opportunity last week - the chance to jet around the Pacific with Prime Minister, Bill English.

Real life work experience for study abroad interns

Real life work experience for study abroad interns

For the next ten weeks more than 60 international students from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom will be part of a study abroad programme hosted by Massey University.

New ecentre chief has plans to scale up services

New ecentre chief has plans to scale up services

The ecentre's new chief executive Jackie Young wants the business incubator to take some of its own advice.

Car wrecking - a vehicle for stroke rehab

Car wrecking - a vehicle for stroke rehab

Dismantling car engines and sorting parts is proving to be a successful form of rehabilitation for stroke survivors under 65 in a unique project at the Manfeild Raceway, near Feilding.

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Awards and Appointments

International award for film tutor and script writer

International award for film tutor and script writer

A film with a script written by Wellington film-maker Costa Botes who teaches screen writing and documentary making at Massey's Wellington campus has won best short film at a Japanese film festival.

30 years of scholarships from academic gown trust

30 years of scholarships from academic gown trust

Cancer therapies, volunteering, plant biology and sustainable development are among the diverse topics being undertaken by Massey University post-doctoral researchers awarded scholarships by the Graduate Women Manawatū Charitable Trust this year.

Birdsong and sheep embryos among top PhDs

Birdsong and sheep embryos among top PhDs

Birdsong recognition and sheep embryo growth are the topics of the latest Massey University PhD theses to be awarded prestigious Dean's List recognition.

Sir Mason Durie honoured with leadership award

Sir Mason Durie honoured with leadership award

Professor Emeritus Sir Mason Durie has been awarded the Blake Medal, the premium award for leadership achievement in New Zealand, by the Sir Peter Blake Trust.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: Why businesses need diplomacy

Opinion: Why businesses need diplomacy

Diplomacy skills are becoming increasingly important as globalisation changes the international business landscape, says PhD candidate Fahad Alammar.

NZ's first certified Cicerone to judge craft beers

NZ's first certified Cicerone to judge craft beers

The New Zealand Food Awards is proud to announce Josh Scott has joined the technical judging panel to judge the craft beer group within the Countdown Alcoholic Beverage Category.

Conference to mark indigenous rights milestone

Conference to mark indigenous rights milestone

To mark the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Massey University's Global Centre for Indigenous Leadership and the New Zealand Human Rights Commission are hosting a conference.

Saving the Little Penguin through kaitiakitanga

Saving the Little Penguin through kaitiakitanga

Inspired by the Māori concept of kaitiakitanga or guardianship, a Massey University scientist is on a mission to help the world's smallest penguin flourish again around our coastline.

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Manawatū Campus Flyover

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

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