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Reframing literature through a Māori and Pacific lens

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore-Maori-creative-arts, Explore-Maori-humanities, FifthEstate1, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, pasifika, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Reframing literature through a Māori and Pacific lens

Source: Massey University Dr Tina Makereti has created a new course on Oceanic literatures of Aotearoa A new Massey University course looks set to radically reframe what we traditionally consider in the study of literature. Novelist and Massey creative writing lecturer, Dr Tina Makereti (Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Rangatahi) has created a unique course […]

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Massey University and National Library partner to support emerging Pacific artists

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Creative Arts, DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, pasifika, School of Art, School of Design, School of Music and CMP, Tertiary Education, Uni News, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Massey University and National Library partner to support emerging Pacific artists

Source: Massey University Origins of Taboo by Lili Lovell-Wood. Massey University’s College of Creative Arts has partnered with the National Library of New Zealand to develop a pilot Pasifika Arts Residency. The residency grants a graduate student of Pacific descent free access to the Pacific Collections, research librarians and other staff and resources at National […]

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Massey’s College of Creative Arts to visit Auckland

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, pasifika, School of Art, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Massey’s College of Creative Arts to visit Auckland

Source: Massey University Dancers shot by Matt Luani. Year 13 students can bring their portfolios along to three Creative Arts portfolio review sessions at Nathan Homestead, Mangere Arts Centre and Ōtāhuhu College to meet with staff and learn more about studying at Toi Rauwhārangi. Students can gain pre-approval into the Bachelor of Design, Fine Arts or […]

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Happy Faces on Graduation Day

By   /  May 30, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Muli Tuanaki, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, pasifika, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Happy Faces on Graduation Day

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 6 mins ago On graduation day, Muli Tuanaki was surrounded by his family. Studying a degree is certainly not a walk in the park.  For graduate Muli Tuanaki the hard work has paid off. We are passionate about sharing inspiring stories of our students. And we are particularly […]

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A strong voice for Pasifika people in healthcare

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Alma Su’a, AM-NC, bachelor of nursing, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health Pasifika Scholarship, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Nursing and Health Professions, pasifika, Rosalia Taotofi, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education, Victoria Lealaiauloto Nofoaiga  /  Comments Off on A strong voice for Pasifika people in healthcare

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti Home News A strong voice for Pasifika people in healthcare 3 mins ago Rosalia, Alma and Victoria (from left) are three of very few Pasifika nursing students. Samoan Bachelor of Nursing students Rosalia Taotofi, Victoria Lealaiauloto Nofoaiga and Alma Su’a received this year’s Ministry of Health Pasifika Scholarship. […]

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Pasifika Director calls for media cultural awareness

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Pasifika Director calls for media cultural awareness

Source: Massey University Associate Professor Malakai Koloamatangi. Massey Pasifika Director Associate Professor Malakai Koloamatangi has welcomed the censure of talkback host Heather du Plessis-Allanfor denigrating comments she made about the Pacific Islands, but says more has to be done to ensure our media is culturally aware.  The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) found Newstalk ZB’s Heather du […]

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Massey researchers to present at World Conference on Health Promotion

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore-Maori-health, FifthEstate1, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey researchers to present at World Conference on Health Promotion

Source: Massey University Felicity Ware from Te Pūtahi a Toi: School of Māori Knowledge, will have an exhibit at the World Conference on Health Promotion, and present on teaching whānau how to weave their own wahakura – woven harakeke basket for babies to sleep in. Massey University staff and students will be well represented at […]

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A life well lived paves way to encourage Pasifika women in communication

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Asia-Pacific Nius, Awards, Communication, Education, Featured story, FifthEstate1, Front page, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, pasifika, Student Awards, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on A life well lived paves way to encourage Pasifika women in communication

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Geraldine Lopdell’s family was looking for a fitting way to celebrate a “life well lived” when they decided to set up one of AUT’s newest awards. During life, Geraldine had been an excellent teacher and artist, a supportive and generous friend and a captivating storyteller […]

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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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Self-assessment skills lift Pasifika tertiary success

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Self-assessment skills lift Pasifika tertiary success

Source: Massey University Kisione Manu investigated the role of self-assessent among Pasifika students enrolled in tertiary education Being schooled in the art of self-assessment is one of the key drivers of success for Pasifika students in tertiary education, according to a master’s research by Tongan distance student Kisione Manu. His Master of Education thesis, Self-assessment in […]

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Telling the real stories behind ‘plastic’ Pacific islanders and stereotypes

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, AUT, Culture, Diaspora, DJF, Documentaries, Education, Evening Report, KB, KB, Language, Migrants, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, pasifika, Pasifika success, PMC Reportage, Reports, Self Determination  /  Comments Off on Telling the real stories behind ‘plastic’ Pacific islanders and stereotypes

A look at the lives of Pacific islanders who choose to ignore or struggle to embrace their heritage. Video: Plastic Polynesia trailer By Leilani Sitagata Two final-year communication studies students at Auckland University of Technology decided for their end-of-year project to film a mini documentary about what it means to be a “plastic” islander. The […]

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Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, School of Humanities, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

Source: Massey University Teaching and learning developments for Chinese language in the Pacific are the focus of the summit. An educational summit at Massey University’s Auckland campus will look at issues and innovations in teaching and learning the Chinese language in Pacific countries in schools, universities, workplaces and homes. The one-day summit on September 24, […]

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Peters announces NZ$10m boost to fund dedicated Pacific TV channel

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Broadcasting, Development, Evening Report, Featured, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nauru, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, pasifika, Pasifika TV, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Television  /  Comments Off on Peters announces NZ$10m boost to fund dedicated Pacific TV channel

Foreign Minister Winston Peters speaks to media in Nauru Image: Jason Oxenham/NZH/RNZ By RNZ Pacific New Zealand will spend $NZ10 million in the next three years on a Pasifika television channel for the region. The Pacific Cooperation Broadcasting service would be expanded to include a dedicated channel with New Zealand content. New Zealand’s Deputy Prime […]

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German views on dietary research explored

By   /  August 22, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on German views on dietary research explored

Source: Massey University PhD student Nikki Renall visits a sunflower field in Salzburg, Austria, after her six-week stay in Germany, working at the Max Rubner-Institut. Nutritional Sciences PhD student Nikki Renall has recently returned from Germany, where she spent six weeks at the Max Rubner-Institut (MRI) in Karlsruhe, approximately 150 kilometres south of Frankfurt. The […]

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Maths award for raising Pasifika and Māori success

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Awards and appointments, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Maths award for raising Pasifika and Māori success

Source: Massey University (from left) Tom Lowrie (MERGA President) with Dr Jodie Hunter, Trevor Bills, Professor Bobbie Hunter and Janette Bobis (MERGA Vice-President – Research) at the conference on the Auckland campus where the award was presented (photo/Simone Steele). Massey University mathematics education specialists have won a major award for their research in designing new […]

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Politics and psychology researchers awarded

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, People, Environment & Planning, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Politics and psychology researchers awarded

Source: Massey University Distinction in Research Awards MC Professor Bill Fish with awardees Dr Emily Beausoleil, Dr Rochelle Stewart-Withers and Professor Christine Stephens, with Pro Vice-Chancellor Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley. Health and ageing in Aotearoa, and how to give voice to minorities in politics are the specialist projects of staff recognised at the College of […]

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HRC funding puts care of Pasifika elders under spotlight

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on HRC funding puts care of Pasifika elders under spotlight

Source: Massey University Members of Toa Pacific Inc, an advocacy organisation for Pasifika older people and their carers who will be part of the study The study has received $599,000 over three years from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) and will involve some 50 families in South Auckland and Palmerston North. Drawing on […]

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About the Pacific Media Centre

By   /  April 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Front page, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, pasifika, PMC Reportage  /  Comments Off on About the Pacific Media Centre

Author profile:  Pacific Media Centre Informed journalism and media research Informed journalism and media research contributes to economic, political and social development and AUT University’s Pacific Media Centre – Te Amokura – seeks to stimulate research into contemporary Māori, Pasifika and ethnic diversity media and culture production. The PMC, founded in 2007, also collaborates with […]

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 Investment critical for a digital Kiwi nation 

By   /  December 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, Graeme Muller, Make Lemonade Media, Maori, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZ Digital Skills Forum, NZTech, pasifika, Press Release, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on  Investment critical for a digital Kiwi nation 

Auckland – The future of New Zealand’s economy hangs on its ability to swiftly embrace and invest in digital tech skills, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. He was commenting today on the release of a major digital skills report released by the New Zealand Digital Skills Forum, which is a collaborative group of leading […]

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