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Health and convenience triumphs at 2018 NZ Food Awards
Thursday 18 October 2018
A vegetable noodle range has taken out the Massey University Supreme Award winner at this year's New Zealand Food Awards.
Opinion: When is free speech hate speech and why should universities care?
Tuesday 17 July 2018
Earlier this month an "alt right" speaking event in Auckland was cancelled after Mayor Phil Goff made it clear that the two speakers, Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux, were not welcome and that the council would not provide a venue for "hate speech" by people who sought to abuse and insult...
Massey graduation ceremonies at Wellington
Monday 28 May 2018
More than 680 graduates will cross the stage of the Michael Fowler Centre on Thursday to have their degrees conferred in separate ceremonies that feature addresses from prominent identities in the creative industries.
Remembering the New Zealand Veterinary Corps
Thursday 24 May 2018
A plaque dedicated to the New Zealand Veterinary Corps has been unveiled at Massey University's School of Veterinary Science today.
$15.6m Marsden funding a record for Massey
Thursday 2 November 2017
Massey researchers have received more than $15.6 million from the Royal Society of New Zealand's annual Marsden Fund for 26 projects, a record number of projects funded and total funding.
MOU signed between Massey and Te Papa
Thursday 26 October 2017
Common interests such as creative and fine arts, sciences, history and the social sciences have seen Massey University sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Te Papa.
NZFA unveils the ’crème de le crème’ for 2017
Friday 13 October 2017
The winners of the 2017 New Zealand Food Awards, powered by Massey University, were unveiled last night at a gala dinner among 380 guests at Sky City.
NZ university deans discuss state of the arts
Tuesday 4 July 2017
The teaching of languages, the profile and suitability of the Bachelor of Arts degree, and government policies that might impact on humanities and social science disciplines were among topics canvassed by academic leaders in the arts at the Manawatū campus last week.
Whanganui High School find the winning formula
Friday 30 June 2017
Secondary school students were able to put their mathematical skills to the test at Massey University today, with Whanganui High School taking top honours.
Consultation over strategy under way
Tuesday 30 May 2017
The consultation process for the University's new strategic plan has been under way since May 19, with Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas holding forums with staff, student representatives and other stakeholders. More than 50 submissions from students, staff and alumni have been received already.

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