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Saddle design wins James Dyson Award

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Explore - Spatial-industrial, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - Design, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Saddle design wins James Dyson Award

Source: Massey University James Dyson award winner and Massey University industrial design graduate Holly Wright with her therapeutic equestrian saddle for disabled riders. Industrial design graduate Holly Wright’s specialised saddle for disabled riders has won the top prize in the New Zealand section of the 2018 James Dyson Award. She is only the second woman […]

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Latin America & Spain Film Festival on campus

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Explore - Film-animation-vfx, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Music and CMP, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Latin America & Spain Film Festival on campus

Source: Massey University The Wellington section of the Latin America & Spain Film Festival is being screened nightly at Massey’s Wellington campus from September 5-13 Movies from 11 Latin American countries and Spain will screen at Massey’s Wellington campus as part of an annual showcase of cinema from the region. Starting tomorrow, The College of […]

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LOL cats to ethical flirting – ‘Our Lives Online’ series

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, Tertiary Education, Uni News, Wellington  /  Comments Off on LOL cats to ethical flirting – ‘Our Lives Online’ series

Source: Massey University Scene from The Simpsons’ celebrated ‘steamed hams’ skit and meme – an example of online humour in Dr Nick Holm’s talk The rise of online and social media has dramatically transformed almost every aspect of our lives – from the way we laugh to how we conduct intimate conversations.  In a six-part […]

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Teenage designer shows at NZ Fashion Week

By   /  August 27, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Explore - Fashion-textile, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - Design, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Teenage designer shows at NZ Fashion Week

Source: Massey University Second-year fashion design student Havilah Koledoye puts the finishing touches to one piece of her collection to be shown at New Zealand Fashion Week. Second-year fashion design student Havilah Koledoye’s talent and past experience helping out behind the scenes at New Zealand Fashion Week has earned her a spot at the event’s […]

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Master’s research a labour of love for Shihad frontman

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, Music and campus life, New Zealand, Research - 21st century, School of Music and CMP, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Master’s research a labour of love for Shihad frontman

Source: Massey University Lead singer for Shihad and The Adults Jon Toogood, who is studing via distance for a master’s degree with the School of Music and Creative Media Prodcution at Massey’s University’s Wellington campus. Musician Jon Toogood’s master’s thesis was not just a musical marriage of with his tutors from Massey’s College of Creative […]

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NZ stepping into exciting uncharted Wellbeing Budget era

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, BERL, Budget, Business, kōrero, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Wānanga, well-being, Wellington  /  Comments Off on NZ stepping into exciting uncharted Wellbeing Budget era

Wellington – The days of mainly fiscal-only Budgets are over. New Zealand is entering into an exciting era embracing new measures of success, leading New Zealand economic research agency BERL says. BERL yesterday staged its inaugural wānanga in Wellington which considered New Zealand stepping into uncharted territory with regards to producing Budgets, based on perspectives beyond […]

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Measuring wellbeing not just GDP: how and why?

By   /  August 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, BERL, Budget 2019, Business, Dr Ganesh Nana, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, prosperity, Wānanga, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Measuring wellbeing not just GDP: how and why?

Wellington – One of New Zealand’s most established economic research agencies, BERL, will explore the Government’s intention for a Wellbeing Budget next year at its inaugural annual wānanga in Wellington on August 23. The 2019 Budget has been heralded by the Minister of Finance as The Wellbeing Budget. BERL chief economist Dr Ganesh Nana sees the […]

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Creative insights offered at inaugural professorial lecture

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Explore - Visual-communication-design, Explore - Web-game-interactive, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - 21st century, Research - Design, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Creative insights offered at inaugural professorial lecture

Source: Massey University Sir Richard Taylor speaks to a capacity audience at his inaugural professorial lecture at Massey University’s Wellington campus Fronting a never-ending show reel of work from Weta Workshop, SirRichard entertains the audience Practical effects designer Sir Richard Taylor last night shared some of the secrets of his success with a capacity audience […]

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Weta Workshop co-founder to lecture on collaboration and creativity

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - 21st century, Research - Design, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Weta Workshop co-founder to lecture on collaboration and creativity

Source: Massey University College of Creative Arts Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Claire Robinson congratulates Sir Richard Taylor on his appointment as an honorary professor at the time of the announcement in June. Sir Richard presents his inaugural professorial lecture to a sold-out audience at the Wellington campus tonight. Practical effects designer Sir Richard Taylor, who in […]

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Weta Workshop co-founder to talk on collaboration and creativity

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Explore - Web-game-interactive, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - 21st century, Research - Design, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Weta Workshop co-founder to talk on collaboration and creativity

Source: Massey University His inaugural professorial lecture on the subject of Collaboration: forging a foundation for creativity will be delivered to a capacity audience at the theatrette of the Museum Building, Buckle St, on the Wellington campus at 6pm on Thursday August 16. Preferring to be known without the honorific Sir, Taylor, who is co-owner […]

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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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China’s new ambassador visits Wellington campus

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, Music and campus life, New Zealand, School of Art, School of Design, School of Music and CMP, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on China’s new ambassador visits Wellington campus

Source: Massey University School of Music and Creative Media Production technical services manager James Coyle (far right) shows China’s new ambassador to New Zealand Madame Wu Xi features of one of the mixing and editing suites accompanied by Massey staff including Deputy Vice-Chancellor Operations, Stuart Morriss (third from left). Musician and senior lecturer at the […]

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Recycling plastic for a practical purpose

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - Design, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Recycling plastic for a practical purpose

Source: Massey University Industrial design student Patrick O’Connor who has used computer aided design (CAD) technology to design playground equipment made from recycled plastic. Third-year student Patrick O’Connor used CAD (computer aided design) modelling to envisage safe but enjoyable playground equipment made almost entirely of recycled plastic as part of design research with Lower-Hutt based […]

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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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Exhibition celebrates style and visibility in the dark

By   /  July 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Exhibition celebrates style and visibility in the dark

Source: Massey University An example of the reflective fabrics on display at the Retro Reflective Textiles Exhibition. Stylised visibility could be the watchwords for the Retro Reflective Textiles Exhibition that promotes everyday reflective wear to Wellingtonians. The exhibition, which opens tonight ahead of a one-week display at the Wellington Public Library, celebrates the designs of […]

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Professor Douwes appointed to EPA Board

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Government Policy commentators, Health, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Professor Douwes appointed to EPA Board

Source: Massey University Professor Jeroen Douwes, director of the Centre for Public Health Research.   Professor Jeroen Douwes, director of the Centre for Public Health Research, has been appointed to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) Board. The new appointments were announced by Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage earlier this week. “I am delighted […]

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Virtual reality glimpse into the future – a festival must

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Enviromental issues, Exhabition/Show, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, People, Environment & Planning, Tertiary Education, Uni News, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Virtual reality glimpse into the future – a festival must

Source: Massey University Poster of The Atom Room, a play by Philip Braithwaite that comes with a virtual reality experience on show at Festival for the Future. Hurtling 150 years – via a virtual reality experience – into an imagined future Wellington where climate change and quakes have blitzed the city is one of the […]

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Hidden Masterton mural in public eye again

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Creative Arts, Creativity, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Hidden Masterton mural in public eye again

Source: Massey University How the re-discovered Early Settlers mural looks after being retrieved from its walled hiding place at the site of the former Masterton Post Office The artist created two ceramic tile murals that capture significant moments in Masterton’s and New Zealand’s history. They include the mural Lest We Forget in the Masterton War […]

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Warding off the weeds on Mākaro island

By   /  July 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC staff, Environment, Islands, Native plants, New Zealand Government, our work, Public Sector, Weeds, Wellington, Wellington/Kapiti  /  Comments Off on Warding off the weeds on Mākaro island

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Warding off the weeds on Mākaro island Very few people have had the privilege of camping overnight on Wellington’s second largest harbour island – Mākaro/Ward island. In fact, it is usually prohibited to camp on this Scientific Reserve but recently two of our contractors spent […]

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Wellington whale watch: Your questions answered

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Marine, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Uncategorized, Wellington, Wellington/Kapiti, Whale  /  Comments Off on Wellington whale watch: Your questions answered

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Wellington whale watch: Your questions answered Wellington harbour has been getting lots of attention lately thanks to a visit from a southern right whale. With so many questions being asked our Marine Species Support Officer Hannah Hendriks gives us the scoop on deciphering whale behaviour.

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