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Opinion: World War I memories made of this

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, DJF, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Research - Design, School of Art, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Opinion: World War I memories made of this

Source: Massey University The New Zealand War Memorial at Le Quesnoy. Places like this town in northern France have additional resonance for New Zealanders following a four-year centenary commememoration programme about World War I By Professor Kingsley Baird As the centenary of the First World War draws to an end it is appropriate to reflect […]

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Opinion: A mid-term election for the ages

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, feature, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: A mid-term election for the ages

Source: Massey University The power balance in US politics could shift as a result of the mid-term elections, held every six years (photo/Wikimedia Commons) In case you haven’t heard, on Wednesday (NZ time) some elections are taking place in the USA.  All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for grabs, as are […]

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Opinion: A caravan of desperation and hope

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Explore - population-health-policy, feature, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: A caravan of desperation and hope

Source: Massey University Life in Honduras is difficult and dangerous for most Hondurans who are under threat from gangs, drug cartels, political corruption and more. (photo/Sharon McLennan) by Dr Sharon McLennan Honduras is a wonderful place for a short visit, despite its reputation as a one of the most dangerous places on the planet. Like […]

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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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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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Opinion: Iron deficiency – are you getting enough?

By   /  August 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Iron deficiency – are you getting enough?

Source: Massey University This week marks 2018 World Iron Awareness Week. We all know of someone who has been diagnosed with iron deficiency or iron deficiency anaemia. It’s probably the most common nutrient deficiency in the world, with close to a third of the global population being affected. Closer to home, figures from nutritional surveys […]

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Opinion: Free speech or ‘no platform’? – a classicist’s plea

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Politics and society, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Free speech or ‘no platform’? – a classicist’s plea

Source: Massey University Nero, a Roman emporer and tyrant who silenced dissidents (image/Wikimedia Commons) This illiberal trend is a betrayal of the heritage of free thought, inquiry, speech, and debate bequeathed to us from the ancient world. According to the Roman historian Tacitus, the key distinguishing feature of life under good emperors – as opposed […]

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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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Opinion: The great survivor

By   /  July 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Creative Arts, Education, Election/Politics, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Opinion: The great survivor

Source: Massey University Ko te whae a te iwi katoa he tangata, he tangata hei arahi, hei whakatakoto kupu, hei whaakahua mo tatou katoa. The desire of our people is a man, a particular man to lead, to transmit thoughts, to be representative of our people. So wrote 30 year-old National candidate Winston R. Peters […]

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Opinion: Defence strategy reveals new priorities and tensions

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Defence Studies, Education, feature, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Defence strategy reveals new priorities and tensions

Source: Massey University New priorities and tensions feature in New Zealand’s new defence strategy policy, says Dr Wil Hoverd (photo/Wikimedia Commons) From safeguarding regional Pacific security to the protection of Antartica and now climate change and cyber threats – the just-released strategic defence policy statement highlights the new and emerging priorities for our national security. […]

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