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Honorary doctorate for literacy champion Dame Wendy Pye

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate for literacy champion Dame Wendy Pye

Source: Massey University Educational publishing entrepreneur and literacy advocate Dame Wendy Pye, who received an honorary Doctor of Education. ‘Teaching the world to read’ has been educational publishing phenomenon Dame Wendy Pye’s mission and mantra for 35 years. Now, Massey University is celebrating the life-changing impact of her early literacy resources to children all over […]

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Honorary doctorate for Dame Wendy Pye

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate for Dame Wendy Pye

Source: Massey University Educational publishing entrepreneur and literacy advocate Dame Wendy Pye, who received an honorary Doctor of Education. ‘Teaching the world to read’ has been educational publishing phenomenon Dame Wendy Pye’s mission and mantra for 35 years. Now, Massey University is celebrating the life-changing impact of her early literacy resources to children all over […]

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Opinion: Overseas counter-terrorism mistakes NZ is repeating

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Overseas counter-terrorism mistakes NZ is repeating

Source: Massey University Overseas experience warns that a number of repeated and common errors occur in the aftermath of an event like Christchurch. The first is to believe that no one person can carry out a terrorist attack as devastating as the 15 March – alone.   Masses of heavily-armed police are deployed in the […]

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Māori perspective on housing plan recognised

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore - Planning, FifthEstate1, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Māori perspective on housing plan recognised

Source: Massey University Precinct 4 Growth Area, from Reid Line West, Feilding – the site Dr Bennett’s report was based on (photo/April Bennett)  The report, titled Te Pūtahi: The Confluence – Cultural Impact Assessment Project, won the Institute’s Best Practice Award – Integrated Planning and Investigations. The collaborative effort was a partnership between Massey’s Resource […]

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Opinion: Royal Commission must be an inquiry, not an inquisition

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, feature, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Royal Commission must be an inquiry, not an inquisition

Source: Massey University 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 dreadful effect.   There are questions about how the accused gunman’s manifesto could be compiled – its length attesting […]

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Japanese language exponent awarded

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Japanese language exponent awarded

Source: Massey University Dr Penny Shino receieves her award from the Ambassador of Japan to New Zealand, Mr Hiroyasu Kobayashi. She was among the first generation to learn Japanese at secondary school in New Zealand – now Dr Penny Shino has been recognised for her outstanding work teaching and inspiring the next generation. Dr Shino […]

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Lifetime achievement award for Massey theatre luminary

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Lifetime achievement award for Massey theatre luminary

Source: Massey University Professor Angie Farrow speaking at the Manawatū Regional Theatre Awards after receiving her Lifetime Achievement Award. Great theatre can change minds and lives, says Professor Angie Farrow, who credits her childhood amid the lively antics of her extended family in London’s East End with shaping her dramatic sensibilities. Farrow, a professor in […]

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Opinion: Protecting religious diversity in NZ after Christchurch

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Politics and society, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Protecting religious diversity in NZ after Christchurch

Source: Massey University On Friday night, the Prime Minister Jacinda Arden argued that the very reason that our nation was targeted by a terrorist event was because of its diversity. She noted that New Zealand has “200 ethnicities, 160 languages, and amongst that diversity we share common values.”  The language focused solely on ethnic diversity […]

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Opinion: Mosque shootings – politics of hate ends our innocence

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Mosque shootings – politics of hate ends our innocence

Source: Massey University The mosque shootings in Christchurch marked Friday, March 15 as one of New Zealand’s darkest days, says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. As New Zealand police continue to respond to events following shootings at two mosques in central Christchurch, the national security threat level has been lifted to high. Mosques across New Zealand […]

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Opinion: Why I support the school strike for climate

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, feature, FifthEstate1, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, national, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Why I support the school strike for climate

Source: Massey University Creative activism expert Associate Professor Elspeth Tilley says school students are engaging in citizenship by marching for action on climate change. There are amazing teachers working within our schooling system to promote critical and creative learning – but in the main, our secondary schooling system is still oriented to what is known […]

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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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War historian honoured with museum medal

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on War historian honoured with museum medal

Source: Massey University (from left) John McIntyre, president – Auckland Museum Institute; Orchid Artimalala – Auckland Museum Trust Board; Professor Glyn Harper and David Gaimster – chief executive Auckland Museum. (photo/Max Lemesh) Professor Glyn Harper, with Museum Medal Glyn Harper, a professor of war studies, has been awarded a prestigious Museum Medal by the Auckland War […]

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Making sense of an uncertain world: lecture series

By   /  February 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, Explore - Psychology, FifthEstate1, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Making sense of an uncertain world: lecture series

Source: Massey University Humanities and social sciences scholars share their expertise and insights on a diverse local and global topics in the Our Changing World lecture series. China’s influence, Auckland’s superdiversity, philosophical issues in health and science research, the transformative power of theatre, music, literature – just a few of the sizzling topics in this […]

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‘Salad days’ for Summer Shakespearians

By   /  February 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, Music and campus life, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on ‘Salad days’ for Summer Shakespearians

Source: Massey University (from left) Matt Schaw (as Alexas, a high-ranking member of Cleopatra’s court) and Kathleen van Rooyen (Cleopatra) as Cleopatra laments Antony’s absence. (image/Zak Rodgers) Massey students taking part in this year’s outdoor Manawatū Summer Shakespeare production of Antony and Cleopatra might feel they are in their ‘salad days’ – an expression that […]

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Beijing trip boosts fluency for Chinese learners

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, scholarships, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Beijing trip boosts fluency for Chinese learners

Source: Massey University Massey Chinese language students in Beijing visiting the Summer Palace A six-week study trip to China funded by a Prime Minister’s Scholarship to Asia (PMSA) has given 15 Massey students a deeper appreciation that learning Mandarin is a ticket to greater cultural understanding and job opportunities in the future. Several in the […]

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Opunake to Ecuador for BA grad and film-maker

By   /  January 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Extramural, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opunake to Ecuador for BA grad and film-maker

Source: Massey University Film-maker David Cranstoun Welch has combined documentary-making in the US with studying for a BA by distance. He’s been studying at Massey University by distance from New York and Los Angeles, majoring in social anthropology – a field that fascinates him and that flows into his cinematic work. The young director, writer, […]

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Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

Source: Massey University A screenshot of the superdiversity map for Auckland, part of an international population data comparison website. A new interactive online tool that visually displays data about Auckland’s fast-growing and increasingly diverse migrant population will give government agencies, and groups such as employers and the media, a detailed understanding of super-diversity. Massey University […]

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Living the tourism dream sustainably

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore-Maori-business, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Living the tourism dream sustainably

Source: Massey University Top tourism destination Queenstown has been under pressure with demands for affordable accommodation for tourism workers (image/Wikimedia Commons). Professor Regina Scheyvens, who heads the Development Studies programme at Massey, has initiated the world’s first Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals conference 2019 (January 24-25). The conference will bring academics and tourism industry representatives together […]

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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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Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - Natural-environment, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

Source: Massey University Dr Trisia Farrelly (second from left, standing) at the UN in Geneva with representatives from Centre for International Environmental Law, Environmental Investigation Agency, Centre for Oceanic Awareness, International Pops Elimination Network, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Break Free From Plastic, MarViva, World Wildlife Fund and the Centre for Environmental […]

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