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New Poetry NZ Yearbook moves in many ways

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on New Poetry NZ Yearbook moves in many ways

Source: Massey University Poetry NZ Yearbook 2019’s featured poet Stephanie Christie, about to read her work at the launch in Devonport Library, with Dr Jack Ross. Launched last week at the Devonport Library in Auckland to a packed room of over 200, issue number 53 of New Zealand’s longest-running poetry journal and the third to […]

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Armistice event marks bravery and skill of WWI medics

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Armistice event marks bravery and skill of WWI medics

Source: Massey University The latest book in the First World War Centenary History programme will be launched on Friday, November 9. With Them Through Hell: New Zealand Medical Services in the First World War (Massey University Press), written by editor, author and explorer Anna Rogers, is the most recent volume from the First World War Centenary […]

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Award for Massey book of belonging

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Explore-Maori-humanities, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Award for Massey book of belonging

Source: Massey University Editors and contributors (from left) Dr Ella Kahu, Dr Trudie Cain and Professor Richard Shaw at the launch of Tūrangawaewae last year. Turangawaewae: Identity & Belonging in Aotearoa New Zealand, published by Massey University Press last year, is the key text for a new level one core paper in Massey’s refreshed Bachelor […]

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Early settler’s photos reveal a changing landscape

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Natural-environment, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Early settler’s photos reveal a changing landscape

Source: Massey University Environmental historian Dr Catherine Knight’s new book explores the fascinating life and photographic legacy of Charles E Wildbore. Environmental historian Dr Catherine Knight’s new book celebrates the life and work of a 19th century farmer and beekeeper whose photographs captured colonial life in a remote Manawatū valley and the dramatic changes to […]

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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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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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Book explores sporting history of NZ

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Sport and exercise, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Book explores sporting history of NZ

Source: Massey University A gymnastics display at the opening of the new YMCA in Palmerston North (Manawatū Heritage). Historian Dr Geoff Watson’s new book, Sport and the New Zealanders – A History, explores why so many are compelled to play, watch, read and talk about sport and why it is integral to our national identity. […]

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Poetry and mindfulness poised for book award

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Creativity, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Poetry and mindfulness poised for book award

Source: Massey University Associate Professor Bryan Walpert, poet and author of a new book on the links between poetry and mindfulness In this respect, mindfulness – a Buddhism-inspired form of meditation that has soared in popularity in recent years – shares common ground with poetry, says Bryan Walpert, on the theme of his new book. […]

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Children’s book faces shame and pain of Vietnam War

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Defence Studies, Education, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Children’s book faces shame and pain of Vietnam War

Source: Massey University Professor Glyn Harper takes a sensitive but not sanitised approach to writing about the Vietnam War for children War historian Professor Glyn Harper has written a number of well-loved children’s books about the Anzacs and First and Second World War themes. His new children’s book is on the Vietnam War of the […]

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