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Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

Source: Massey University Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith, Massey’s next Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori Internationally-renowned Māori academic and educator Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith is joining Massey University as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori. Professor Smith, of Ngāti Apa, Ngāti Kahungunu, Te Aitanga a Hauiti and Kāti Māmoe, was chief executive of Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi in […]

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Multi-choice in data gathering needed for multiple ethnicity

By   /  January 7, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Explore-Maori-humanities, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Multi-choice in data gathering needed for multiple ethnicity

Source: Massey University A quarter of young New Zealanders identify with multiple ethnic identities including Māori and Pasifika, but this is not captured in data collection, according to new research (image-Auckland Pasifika Festival/Wikimedia Commons). A quarter of young New Zealanders identify with more than one ethnic group, mostly as a mix of Pākehā, Māori and […]

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NZ fitness scoreboard for 2018: appalling

By   /  December 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Christchurch, DJF, exercise, ExerciseNZ, fitness, KB, Make Lemonade Media, Maori, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Pasifica, Press Release Service, Richard Beddie  /  Comments Off on NZ fitness scoreboard for 2018: appalling

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – Kiwi exercise attitudes and government focus seriously need to change in 2019, as New Zealand ends the year as one of the worst in the world for physical activity, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. Beddie gives New Zealanders a physical activity levels score of D for 2018. “We now rate as […]

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Māori Journalism Awards announced

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, DJF, Education, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore-Maori-business, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Māori Journalism Awards announced

Source: Massey University Finalists and winners: Kereama Wright (left), Oriini Kaipara, Iulia Leilua, Dr Haare Williams, Irena Smith, Te Okiwa McLean. Māori journalism was centre stage today as Massey University hosted the Nga Kupu Ora Māori Journalism Awards at its Auckland campus.  Iulia Leilua was named the Māori Journalist of the Year for her story […]

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Growing a successful Māori marine economy

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, DJF, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Entrepreneurship, Explore - Maori knowledge, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Growing a successful Māori marine economy

Source: Massey University Māori are major players in New Zealand’s fisheries. The Māori economy is believed to be worth up to $50 billion, with much of this value coming from a growing Māori marine economy. Massey University School of Management senior lecturer Dr Jason Mika, along with Dr John Reid of Canterbury University’s Ngāi Tahu Research […]

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Life after league: a health perspective

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore - Sport and exercise, Explore-Maori-health, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Life after league: a health perspective

Source: Massey University Dr Trevor Clark with his wife Christine after graduation last week. Rugby league players must be fit, strong and healthy in order to bounce back from injury and be ready to tackle the next game head on. Now, new research has explored the health of retired Māori rugby league players to see […]

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Honorary doctorate a double celebration for Sir Mason

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore-Maori-health, Explore-Maori-humanities, FutureNZ - Maori, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research - 21st century, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate a double celebration for Sir Mason

Source: Massey University On the brink of his 80th birthday and after an honours-studded career, Emeritus Professor Sir Mason Durie will receive a further accolade when he is bestowed with an honorary doctorate by Massey University. Sir Mason, Rangitāne, Ngāti Kauwhata, Ngāti Raukawa, whose name is both synonymous with Massey and the field of Māori […]

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Significant growth in Maori exercise leaders: ka pai !

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Editor's Picks, ExerciseNZ award, Jase Te Patu, KB, Make Lemonade Media, Maori, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Health Survey, News, Ngarama Milner-Olsen, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Significant growth in Maori exercise leaders: ka pai !

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Otautahi – New Zealand is seeing a significant growth in Maori fitness and personal training leaders, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says. The personal trainer of the year winner at the recent ExerciseNZ annual awards, Ngarama Milner-Olsen, is Maori and so too is the mind body teacher of the year, Jase Te Patu of […]

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Restore a decade of lost tertiary funding

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Employment, ITPs, KB, Love Humanities, Maori, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Universities, vocational education and training, Voices of tertiary education, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on Restore a decade of lost tertiary funding

Source: Tertiary Education Union A new report launched today by the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) at Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) calls on Education Minister Chris Hipkins to restore a decade of lost tertiary education funding to at least 2.7 per cent of GDP by 2021, and to replace National’s failed market model with a […]

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Māori journalism in the spotlight

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, DJF, Education, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Māori journalism in the spotlight

Source: Massey University Winners will receive a specially commissioned print by renowned Māori artist Ngataiharuru Taepa. Massey University has announced the finalists in the Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Journalist of the Year Awards. The University set up the awards in 2016 to highlight the importance of Māori journalism to the national discourse and the revitalisation […]

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Promoting health through waka ama

By   /  October 29, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore-Maori-health, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Promoting health through waka ama

Source: Massey University From left: Dr Christina Severinsen and Angelique Reweti have been researching the social, cultural and health benefits of waka ama. Waka ama (outrigger canoe) is one of the fastest growing sports in Aotearoa New Zealand. Now Massey University researchers have joined advocates who increasingly see the activity as a vehicle for hauora […]

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Pūhoro challenges students with Trans-Tasman STEM programme

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, Explore-Maori-sciences, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Pūhoro challenges students with Trans-Tasman STEM programme

Source: Massey University Hato Paora College year 10 students taking part in the catapult challenge. The Pūhoro team, in collaboration with the University of Newcastle, ran the Science and Engineering Challenge (SEC) event for Year 10’s in Manawatū and South Auckland recently.  SEC events saw more than 200 students at each event location, competing in […]

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Novel reveals Victorian London through Māori eyes

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore-Maori-humanities, feature, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Novel reveals Victorian London through Māori eyes

Source: Massey University In The Imaginary Lives of James Pōneke (Penguin Random House NZ) Dr Makereti, based in the School of English and Media Studies, evokes the grim, gritty feel of Victorian London’s cobbled streets, brick buildings, sewers and smoke stacks from an Indigenous Aotearoa perspective. Her innovative historical novel offers a fresh and highly personalised look […]

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Māori business students get Asian insights

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore - SCIENCES, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Māori business students get Asian insights

Source: Massey University Te Hononga a Kiwa SEACAPE scholarship recipients at the Aotearoa Ball in Singapore with New Zealand music industry stalwarts Tiki Taane and Anka Moa. Four Massey business students have been given first-hand experience of the Asian market through two government-funded study tours to the region. The Te Hononga a Kiwa SEACAPE (South […]

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Rugby taonga research gets $250K grant

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, funding, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Management, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Rugby taonga research gets $250K grant

Source: Massey University Jeremy Hapeta and Dr Farah Palmer have been awarded $250,000 to explore the use of traditions, knowledge and treasures handed down by ancestors in rugby. Since rugby was adopted in Aotearoa New Zealand, traditions, knowledge and treasures (taonga tuku iho) have been integrated into our rugby contexts and culture. Now, Dr Farah […]

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Māori books in time for language Week

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Māori books in time for language Week

Source: Massey University Three Massey University authors have books out in time for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, Māori Language Week this week. Te Pūtahi-a-Toi’s Professor Scotty Morrison, Te Arawa, will launch a follow-up to his popular Māori language learners guide, with Māori Made Easy 2.  It takes learners through 30 weeks of 30-minute-a-day […]

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Giving Māui a Māori voice

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Languages and linguistics, Explore - Maori knowledge, feature, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Giving Māui a Māori voice

Source: Massey University Cover of the English version of a new children’s book on the story of Māuri fishing up the North Island, or Te Ika a Māui. A new children’s book re-telling the legend of Māui has just been published in English and Māori – a pleasing event for its Māori translator Dr Darryn […]

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Nursing students head to Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Nursing, Explore-Maori-health, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Nursing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nursing students head to Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference

Source: Massey University Sharvarne Hislop and Julia Wilson-Orr are two of four Māori nursing students attending the Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference this week. Dr Stacey Wilson from the School of Nursing. Massey University is proud to be sponsoring the 2018 Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference, being held in Auckland this week. The School of Nursing is […]

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Strength from surviving poverty to be a future leader

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Strength from surviving poverty to be a future leader

Source: Massey University Future leader and Bachelor of Arts student Whaiora Patrick She survived darkness and despair as a teen. Now, creative writing, running marathons to raise awareness and studying for her Bachelor of Arts degree are all part of Massey student Whaiora Patrick’s vision to help vulnerable youth overcome mental health and poverty-related issues.  […]

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