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Passion for defence and security for BA grad

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Passion for defence and security for BA grad

Source: Massey University BA graduate Rachel Stephens, with her mum, Christine Stephens, who graduated this week with a Certificate and a Graduate Diploma in Aviation. Health problems deterred Rachel Stephens from pursuing her dream of being an army medic, but the newly-capped Bachelor of Arts (BA) graduate found her passion at Massey University and is […]

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Lectures: How should we respond to terrorism?

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Lectures: How should we respond to terrorism?

Source: Massey University The Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, one of the scenes of the March 15 terror attacks. Beyond collective grief and emotional reactions to the atrocities of March 15, Massey University academics with expertise in security will share their views how we might understand and respond to the terror attacks, in a lunchtime […]

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Serving in other armies – NZ’s untold WWI stories

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Serving in other armies – NZ’s untold WWI stories

Source: Massey University Menin Gate Memorial, at Ypres, Belgium, where a number of New Zealand soldiers are named. A new book by Massey University war historian Professor Glyn Harper sheds light on the stories of some 12,000 New Zealanders who served in foreign armies during the First World War. Professor Harper, Project Manager of the […]

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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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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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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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Symposium marks foreign affairs’ 75 years of service

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Symposium marks foreign affairs’ 75 years of service

Source: Massey University Professor Rouben Azizian (front, centre) with Catherine Graham (third from left) from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Palmerston North mayor Grant Smith (third from right) and other key participants at the symposium. A symposium at Massey University’s Manawatū campus last week marked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s 75th Anniversary Through […]

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Lecturers awarded for going the distance

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - social-work, Extramural, KB, Library, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, School of Social Work, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Lecturers awarded for going the distance

Source: Massey University At the inaugural Exy Awards run by the Extra Mural Students’ Society (from left): Hayley Brandon (vice-president of EXMSS); Steve Duffin (School of Humanities); Jean Jacoby (Digital Innovation – Sciences); Dr Polly Yeung (School of Social Work); Dr Karen Jillings (School of Humanities); Christine Harris (team leader – Distance Library Service); Hannah […]

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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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Armistice Day – Q&A with Glyn Harper

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, feature, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Armistice Day – Q&A with Glyn Harper

Source: Massey University Professor Glyn Harper reflects on the impact of WWI as the centenary of Armistice Day approaches. 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.  More than nine million people – soldiers and […]

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Award for thesis on helping women in conflict

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Award for thesis on helping women in conflict

Source: Massey University Master of International Security graduate Claire Bibby (centre) receiving her award with Commissioner Ian Stewart of Queensland Police and assistant commissioner Debbie Platz, Australian Federal Police, (president, Australasian Council of Women and Policing). A Massey graduate’s thesis, on the role of police communications in ensuring women’s voices are heard during decision-making in […]

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Opinion: Cameroon election – voting amid risk of civil war

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - Politics and society, feature, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education, test-kb  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Cameroon election – voting amid risk of civil war

Source: Massey University Tensions are growing as the outcome of Cameroon’s recent presidential elections are being decided Recent presidential elections in Cameroon took place in the shadow of numerous security crises, of extremism and terrorism, a growing separatist movement, a stressed economy and rising frustration with an octogenarian leader seeking a seventh term in office.  […]

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Thinking behind NZ defence strategy revealed

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Thinking behind NZ defence strategy revealed

Source: Massey University Dan Eaton, director for defence policy in the Ministry of Defence, speaking to staff and students at Massey University with colleagues Dr Adam Norrie, Henry Curtis and Justin Allan. The enduring values that drive New Zealand’s behaviour on the world stage are at the heart of the 2018 Strategic Defence Policy Statement […]

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Massey forges links with top Polish university

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Massey forges links with top Polish university

Source: Massey University (from left) Professor Rouben Azizian with Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas, Polish President Andrzej Duda and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony in Auckland. International security scholars at Massey University will have new opportunities for research collaboration on central European issues, thanks to a Memorandum of […]

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Opinion: Zimbabwe’s election and an uncertain future

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - Politics and society, feature, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Zimbabwe’s election and an uncertain future

Source: Massey University International security expert Dr Marc Lanteigne says hopes remain for a better future in Zimbabwe, despite turmoil following recent elections. Last week Zimbabwe held its first presidential election in nearly thirty years that did not include the country’s founding leader, Robert Mugabe, amid regional and global hopes that the southern African state […]

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Climate change and its implications for Antarctica

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - Natural-environment, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - 21st century, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Climate change and its implications for Antarctica

Source: Massey University A panel of Massey University international security specialists will debate different aspects of New Zealand’s continued interest in Antarctica on Tuesday as part of the University’s Our Changing World public lecture series. New Zealand’s interest in Antarctica dates back to the days of Ernest Shackleton and Robert Falcon Scott when their expeditions […]

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