OPINION AND FEATURES

A list of all feature articles in chronological order.

A beautiful dream

A beautiful dream

Jiro dreams of flying and designing airplanes. Near-sighted from a young age, he is unable to become a pilot, so he joins the aircraft division of a major Japanese engineering company.

Distance study allows rapid rise for canoe champ

Distance study allows rapid rise for canoe champ

Twenty-four-year-old Finn Butcher has been at home on the rapids since being introduced to competitive kayaking when he was a child.

Badminton star hits a balance between study and sport

Badminton star hits a balance between study and sport

First-year Bachelor of Sport Management student Edward Lau has his sights set on representing New Zealand on the badminton court in coming years.

Weighty goals for sport and exercise student

Weighty goals for sport and exercise student

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise student Samantha Hansen is heading to Samoa next week to compete in the Oceania and Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships.

Massey student project rolls out to schools nationwide
Friday 31 May 2019
A te reo Māori learning resource developed by a group of design students from Massey University has received nationwide funding from the Ministry of Education.
Digital campfire to renew love of nature
Thursday 30 May 2019
Fostering a love for nature among a generation more focused on digital screens than wilderness scenes is the aim of an online publication just launched by a team of Massey students.
Germany is calling for young football star
Tuesday 28 May 2019
Bachelor of Sport Management student Paige Satchell has the world at her feet, literally! The soccer star is moving to Germany, to enter the world of professional football, while keeping up her...
Massey and Weta Workshop provide launchpad for creative pioneers
Tuesday 28 May 2019
A master's programme run by Massey University and Weta Workshop is setting up Wellington students to be the next pioneers in creating imaginary worlds for film, television and gaming.
Media collaboration good news for ratepayers
Tuesday 28 May 2019
Massey journalism academic Dr Cathy Strong says the newly-announced Local Democracy Reporting Service is good news for ratepayers.
From the slopes to the books and beyond
Thursday 9 May 2019
Three years ago, Olympic freestyle skier Beau-James Wells was forced to take a year off the snow after a serious injury to his knee. He decided to study during his down time, and now, despite being...
Japan’s new Reiwa era – what’s in a name?
Wednesday 8 May 2019
Japan's new emperor and new era are both nothing more than symbols. But that doesn't make them any less important to Japanese people, writes Dr Penny Shino.
Opinion: The endless challenge
Monday 6 May 2019
Professor Jenny Carryer says the rhetoric we have heard for the past 20 years about the need to find new ways of doing things and to utilise the workforce differently is right on point.
Metiria Turei's resignation, the media and democracy
Saturday 20 April 2019
The resignation of former Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei is an interesting case study in the role traditional and social media play in political events.
Opinion: Overseas counter-terrorism mistakes NZ is repeating
Friday 12 April 2019
Overseas experience warns that a number of repeated and common errors occur in the aftermath of an event like Christchurch, says Dr John Battersby.
Living in her father’s shadow
Thursday 11 April 2019
Kurara: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai's Daughter is the biopic story of O-Ei - the daughter of Edo period (1603 - 1868) master painter Katsushika Hokusai.
Massey brings EPICOH symposium to Wellington
Tuesday 9 April 2019
Associate Professor Jackie Benschop will discuss her research around leptospirosis at the 27th International Symposium on Epidemiology in Occupation Health, being held in Wellington this month.
Work-Integrated Learning leads to major event experiences
Monday 8 April 2019
Next week, Bachelor of Sport and Exercise graduate Callum Smith will be the guest speaker at the New Zealand Association of Cooperative Education Conference, in Wellington.
Pasifika Director calls for media cultural awareness
Friday 5 April 2019
Massey's Pasifika Director says more needs to be done to ensure New Zealand reporters are culturally aware.
Opinion: Royal Commission must be an inquiry, not an inquisition
Thursday 4 April 2019
The Prime Minister's announcement of a Royal Commission into the Christchurch terror attack was inevitable. The country needs to know why this attack was able to be planned, and carried out to such...
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