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Christchurch shootings – information for students and staff

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Christchurch shootings – information for students and staff

Source: Massey University Massey University has followed police advice to close Islamic prayer spaces at its campuses until further notice following the tragic shootings in Christchurch. Anyone affected and requiring urgent support should do so through their local health or emergency services. There is also a free national counselling service line to text or call […]

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NZ may become a global blockchain leader

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, blockchain, BlockchainNZ, Business, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, Mark Pascall, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Techweek, Wellington  /  Comments Off on NZ may become a global blockchain leader

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Kiwis could be future leaders in the billion-dollar global blockchain market across government and industry, BlockchainNZ executive director Mark Pascall says. Blockchain is at its heart a decentralised distributed ledger – which is a way of replicating and sharing data between networked computers – which records the transaction of data, communication, tokens […]

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NZ closing the gender gap but tech sector lagging behind

By   /  March 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Eva Sherwood, FifthEstate1, gender equality, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, ShadowTechDay, Wellington, Women  /  Comments Off on NZ closing the gender gap but tech sector lagging behind

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Wellington – New Zealand has risen two places to the seventh most gender equal country in the world to the latest World Economic Forum report on the issue. NZTech director Eva Sherwood says overall New Zealand has closed more than 80 percent of its gender gap for the first time since the forum’s index […]

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Three New Zealand Super Rugby teams sign up to use STATSport’s GPS tracking technology

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, DJF, Hamilton, KB, KB, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand, rugby, Sport, Sports GPS Tracking, Sports Monitoring, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Three New Zealand Super Rugby teams sign up to use STATSport’s GPS tracking technology

Source: Press Release Service (PR.co.nz) Three New Zealand Super Rugby teams have signed up to use STATSports’ World Rugby-approved sports monitoring technology. The separate deals with the Blues, Hurricanes and Chiefs adds to the company’s growing roster of professional rugby teams which includes the national sides of England, Ireland, France, South Africa and others, alongside […]

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NZ facing unprecedented fintech changes this year

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AI Forum NZ, AM-NC, Banking, Business, FifthEstate1, FinTechNZ, Hatch, James Brown, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Sharesies, Wellington  /  Comments Off on NZ facing unprecedented fintech changes this year

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – New Zealanders will experience more unprecedented changes in financial technology in 2019 like never before, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. Brown says Kiwis will see some amazing new developing trends this year, such as financial unbundling gaining momentum which will drive more competition and more transparency as New Zealand has […]

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Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

Source: Massey University In a new study, less than 10 per cent of all health professionals surveyed could correctly answer all questions about the current cervical screening guidelines, which have been in place since 2008. The first New Zealand study of health professionals’ knowledge and understanding about the human papillomavirus (HPV) has identified significant gaps, […]

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Public health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Public health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

Source: Massey University Professor John Potter has been recognised as one of the worlds most cited scientists over the last decade. Professor John Potter, from Massey University’s Centre for Public Health Research, has been named as one of only 16 New Zealand scientists listed in the top one per cent of most cited scientists in […]

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When a whale brought Wellington to a halt

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, Marine, Matariki, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, southern right whale, Wellington, Wellington/Kapiti, Whale  /  Comments Off on When a whale brought Wellington to a halt

Source: Department of Conservation By Hannah Hendriks, Marine Species Support Officer. Winter was an exciting time for whale watchers in Wellington, and a busy time for DOC. Over the winter months we were treated to two exciting encounters of the whale kind in Wellington Harbour. Early in July, the harbour was visited by a lone […]

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Textile designer goes global with award win

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, DJF, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Explore - Fashion-textile, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - Design, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Textile designer goes global with award win

Source: Massey University A selection of Lucy Polson’s award-winning textile design work Lucy Polson holds aloft the Veronica BellTrophy in celebration of her win of the2018 Society of Dyers and ColouristsInternational Design Competition Fourth-year textile design student Lucy Polson has ended her year on an international high by winning the top prize in a global […]

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Massey-led consortium wins government emergency management contract

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Psychology, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Massey-led consortium wins government emergency management contract

Source: Massey University The emergency management contract awarded to a Massey-led consortium is part of the Government’s response to a Technical Advisory Group review into how New Zealand responds to all hazards and risks, natural disasters and emergencies. Members of the Massey University-led consortium and governmentagencies at the contract launch Emergency managers at the Joint […]

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Wellington’s Milner-Olsen named NZ’s best trainer

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, Christchurch, DJF, ExerciseNZ awards, Jase Te Patu, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Ngarama Milner-Olsen, Press Release Service, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Wellington’s Milner-Olsen named NZ’s best trainer

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Wellington’s Ngarama Milner-Olsen has been named New Zealand’s best personal trainer at the Exercise NZ awards in Auckland at the weekend. Judges said Milner-Olsen is incredibly professional, has outstanding communication and rapport with clients, is goal focused and confident. She has a strength and personal power that empowers her clients and she […]

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PM’s Christmas Card Exhibition on campus

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 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, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on PM’s Christmas Card Exhibition on campus

Source: Massey University A small selection of the Christmas cards sent to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern which will be exhibited at the College of Creative Arts on Massey University’s Wellington campus from Wednesday. Deck the halls! Massey University’s College of Creative Arts in Wellington is hosting the exhibition of Christmas cards designed by children throughout […]

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Children’s Holocaust Memorial exhibit unveiled

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Creative Arts, DJF, Education, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Children’s Holocaust Memorial exhibit unveiled

Source: Massey University School of Design senior lecturer Matthijs Siljee alongside the Children’s Holocaust Memorial exhibit at the National Library His fellow native Dutch were placed under Nazi occupation throughout World War II, and his project consisting of nesting tables containing thousands of buttons, pays homage to the Netherlands and Europe’s most vulnerable citizens of […]

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Researcher’s poetry takes flight

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Creative Arts, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - HUMANITIES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Researcher’s poetry takes flight

Source: Massey University Book cover for a passage of yellow red birds and its author Associate Professor Robin Peace Titled a passage of yellow red birds the book is divided into two sections. The first, addresses global issues related to her work as a geographer and social scientist such as migration, the environment and specifically […]

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Inaugural conference for crisis information systems specialists

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - Health and Wellbeing, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Inaugural conference for crisis information systems specialists

Source: Massey University Delegates to the inaugural Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) Asia Pacific regional conference at Te Papa Two years after the Kaikoura earthquake, emergency managers from throughout the Asia-Pacific have gathered in Wellington to address issues around disaster risk reduction. The inaugural Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) […]

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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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Exposure water storage exhibit a supreme winner

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Exposure water storage exhibit a supreme winner

Source: Massey University Michael Scott Jones’ award-winning emergency water storage system called Lifewall which is on display at the Exposure exhibition on Massey’s Wellington campus till November 17. The Awards, sponsored by lighting and furniture business ECC, encourage innovation and creativity while at the same time giving students the opportunity to experience the creative industries […]

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Swarmstorm design to benefit beekeepers

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Exhabition/Show, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - Design, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Swarmstorm design to benefit beekeepers

Source: Massey University Industrial design student Liam Brankin demonstrates how his Swarmstorm backpack would work recollecting bee swarms The 22 year-old has devised a prototype backpack he calls the Swarmstorm that uses a suction hose, similar to a household vacuum cleaner, to suck and capture bees into a cardboard container before they are transferred to […]

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Graduate exhibition offers full Exposure

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Explore - Visual-communication-design, Explore - Web-game-interactive, Explore-Maori-creative-arts, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - Design, School of Art, School of Design, School of Music and CMP, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Graduate exhibition offers full Exposure

Source: Massey University Massey University’s end-of-year art, design, creative media and music exhibition of work by final-year students opens on Friday and continues till November 17 at the Wellington campus. Massey University’s innovative and inspiring Exposure exhibition for graduating students at the College of Creative Arts opens on Friday. Featuring colourful, practical and creative exhibits […]

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Researchers play part in French and Belgian WWI commemorations

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Art, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Researchers play part in French and Belgian WWI commemorations

Source: Massey University Professor Kingsley Baird from the School of Art who has been invited to provide New Zealand’s contribution to an international memorial chair project being held in Ypres, Belgium exactly 100 years after the Armistice ending World War I in November. Photo: Yazid Medmoun Professor Kingsley Baird from Whiti o Rehua School of […]

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