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.

Māori storytellers honoured at the Ngā Kupu Ora Awards
Thursday 9 November 2017
Māori storytellers were honoured last night at Massey University's Ngā Kupu Ora Awards: Celebrating Māori Books and Journalism.
Opinion: Housing policy goes back to the future
Friday 3 November 2017
The new Labour-led government's promise to build 100,000 homes for first-home buyers is just the latest in a long history of government intervention.
Sharing social work knowledge in rural Cambodia
Thursday 2 November 2017
Using the family-centred approach to support parents with children with disabilities is gaining momentum among Cambodian parents, says a Massey social work academic.
Student takes Pacific climate change issues to the UN
Friday 27 October 2017
The vulnerability of Pacific peoples to the impacts of rising sea levels is a pressing issue for School of Social Work student Rae Bainteiti, who recently returned from a Human Rights Council panel...
New era for China after Party Congress?
Thursday 26 October 2017
As a new era of politics unfolds here, Asia politics expert Dr Marc Lanteigne has been observing China's 19th Party Congress for policy directions and a new generation of leaders anointed this week.
Horses, changing courses and lambs in libraries
Wednesday 25 October 2017
Once her exams are completed, Bachelor of AgriScience student Becky Reith will take up a graduate role in one of the country's top plant breeding and research companies, pursuing a field that she had...
Going places – women writers and wanderers
Tuesday 24 October 2017
Author, editor, lecturer and traveller Dr Ingrid Horrocks has long been fascinated by women who travel and write, in past and modern times. Her new book, Women Wanderers and the Writing of Mobility,...
Opinion: Jacinda Ardern - stardust to prime minister
Friday 20 October 2017
During the dim, distant past of New Zealand's recent election campaign, soon-to-be-former prime minister Bill English grumbled that the "stardust" that was falling thick and fast on new Labour leader...
Penguins on stage and street in climate change action
Thursday 19 October 2017
Using theatre to turn people into penguins is a symbolic way to highlight some of the planet's most vulnerable species in this year's global Aotearoa Climate Change Theatre Action events in...
Opinion: We all want cleaner waterways
Tuesday 17 October 2017
There's a strong voice across New Zealand for clean waterways and farmers and environmentalists agree that something needs to be done.
Opinion: Terror and terrorism - a framework for understanding
Thursday 12 October 2017
In the wake of the worst mass shooting the United States has ever experienced, it is useful to consider the dynamics of terrorism. What is it? When is terror not terrorism?
New UN report shows one in three malnourished
Tuesday 10 October 2017
The latest High Level Panel of Experts project on nutrition and food systems has just been released.
Opinion: Why exercise must look beyond energy expenditure
Tuesday 10 October 2017
This World Obesity Day day, I think it is important to discuss one of the more commonly recognised aspects of weight management interventions: exercise.
Pet therapy for mental health
Friday 6 October 2017
University can be a stressful place and stage of life. The pressure of exams, assignments and moving away from home can all make study that much harder.
Opinion: Catalonia - catalyst for independence elsewhere?
Tuesday 3 October 2017
Whatever the outcome of the recent referendum, the Catalan cause might well be a catalyst for autonomy-seekers in Spain's Basque region - and even Scotland, says Dr Marc Lanteigne.
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