OPINION AND FEATURES

A list of all feature articles in chronological order.

Opinion: World War I memories made of this

Opinion: World War I memories made of this

As the centenary of the First World War draws to an end it is appropriate to reflect on the legacy of the conflict, and the places that are key to the New Zealand experience of the war, such as Ypres and Le Quesnoy.

Opinion: A caravan of desperation and hope

Opinion: A caravan of desperation and hope

Political corruption and repression, gangs, drug cartels, land pressures and climate change make life very difficult for most Hondurans, says Dr Sharon McLennan, who offers insights on the living conditions of those on the caravan heading to the US.

Opinion: A mid-term election for the ages

Opinion: A mid-term election for the ages

Mid-term elections underway in the US are important not just for Americans - the consequences of Tuesday's events will be felt for years to come. By all of us. Here's why, writes Professor Richard Shaw.

Armistice Day - Q&A with Glyn Harper

Armistice Day - Q&A with Glyn Harper

The First World War (1914-1918) was the worst disaster ever for New Zealand in terms of lives lost per capita, and for its legacy of suffering.

Top agriculture student shares secret of success
Friday 19 January 2018
Bachelor of AgriCommerce student James Robertson is your classic jack of all trades, but rather than mastering none, he excelled in everything he put his hand up for.
Opinion: Data deluge needs human analytical filter
Friday 12 January 2018
New Zealand faces a critical shortage of skilled practitioners able to analyse, interpret and disseminate the wealth of data needed to inform and improve health services for New Zealanders.
Opinion: Reflections from a palace in Salzburg
Wednesday 10 January 2018
Who would have thought there is an organisation whose main activity is facilitating pop-up think tanks to challenge current and future leaders to solve issues of global concern?
Opinion: Pushing limits on legal drugs tarnishes sport
Thursday 21 December 2017
The sport of cycling has suffered another blow, in the eyes of the public at least, with a "non-negative" drug test from four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome.
Inmates explore morals in Greek theatre
Tuesday 12 December 2017
Is pride the ultimate crime? It is a big moral question that a group of inmates at Auckland Prison explored when they performed an Ancient Greek play using puppets, in a partnership between the...
Call for global living wage gets stellar backing
Monday 11 December 2017
What does Massey University psychologist Professor Stuart Carr have in common with a bunch of A-list Hollywood actors, music celebrities and global entrepreneurs?
Opinion: Why are NZ’s literacy results so appalling?
Friday 8 December 2017
New Zealand's results in the latest Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) are very disappointing. But they are not surprising, according to Massey literacy and teaching specialists.
Social scientist’s call on plastic glitter ban goes global
Monday 4 December 2017
She's really not the glitter Grinch - but those trillions of tiny, shiny flecks are a threat to marine life and human health, so it's time to ban the plastic-based kind and use biodegradable...
Social work student relishes rare opportunity in Thailand
Friday 1 December 2017
Bachelor of Social Work student Courtney Cray was one of more than 900 students from around the globe at the 8th University Scholar Leadership Symposium held in Thailand.
Opinion: The changing tide of the HIV/AIDS epidemic
Thursday 30 November 2017
In the last year we have witnessed a record number of new HIV diagnoses in New Zealand and no institutional or community effort seemed effective in reversing the trend.
Many Massey hands make light work at phil&teds
Thursday 30 November 2017
Many Massey hands make light work, could be an adage for baby buggy company, phil&teds.
Role at Tegel a dream for food technology student
Wednesday 29 November 2017
The saying goes, "It's not what you know, but who you know." For 24-year-old Jinny Lee, a combination of these two things has seen her land a job at Tegel Foods Limited.
Assessing sustainable food systems and diets in the Pacific
Wednesday 22 November 2017
College of Health PhD student Paul Eme recently returned from speaking at the High Level Regional Nutrition Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems and Healthy Diets in Thailand.
How NZ escaped America’s opioid death crisis
Thursday 16 November 2017
When Dr Cathy Strong went to Ohio on research leave, she had no idea she would step into the midst of the American opioid crisis.
10 things you need to know about the Tongan election
Wednesday 15 November 2017
While rugby league and the prospect of a Tongan team taking the World Cup is currently gripping Tongans around the world, in the kingdom there is an election to be won tomorrow.
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