OPINION AND FEATURES

A list of all feature articles in chronological order.

Novel reveals Victorian London through Māori eyes

Novel reveals Victorian London through Māori eyes

An OE starting in London is a milestone for many young Kiwis. Award-winning author and creative writing lecturer Dr Tina Makereti's new novel explores the intriguing and remarkable 'overseas experiences' of a young Māori man shipped to London in the 1840s as a living human exhibit.

Studying storytelling through silent comics

Studying storytelling through silent comics

An avid childhood reader of Tintin, Asterix, Lucky Luke and Donald Duck, Dr Barbara Postema probably didn't envisage she would one day be paid to read and research comics.

Award winning creation of unbelievable young love

Award winning creation of unbelievable young love

Critically-acclaimed writer and director Makoto Shinkai, brings Your Name, an innovative tale of two total strangers with an impossible connection.

Giving Māui a Māori voice

Giving Māui a Māori voice

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 Joseph, who says there's a dearth of books in te reo for younger readers.

Novel reveals Victorian London through Māori eyes
Thursday 20 September 2018
An OE starting in London is a milestone for many young Kiwis. Award-winning author and creative writing lecturer Dr Tina Makereti's new novel explores the intriguing and remarkable 'overseas...
Studying storytelling through silent comics
Thursday 13 September 2018
An avid childhood reader of Tintin, Asterix, Lucky Luke and Donald Duck, Dr Barbara Postema probably didn't envisage she would one day be paid to read and research comics.
Award winning creation of unbelievable young love
Wednesday 12 September 2018
Critically-acclaimed writer and director Makoto Shinkai, brings Your Name, an innovative tale of two total strangers with an impossible connection.
Giving Māui a Māori voice
Tuesday 11 September 2018
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 Joseph, who says there's a...
Book explores sporting history of NZ
Thursday 6 September 2018
Historian Dr Geoff Watson's new book, Sport and the New Zealanders - A History, explores why so many are compelled to play, watch, read and talk about sport and why it is integral to our national...
Millennial ‘sex in the city’ TV series for theatre student
Friday 31 August 2018
Millennial 'sex in the city' TV series for theatre student Two socially disconnected millennials form a friendship based on sharing everything, especially men - the premise for a risqué TVNZ On...
Massey student succeeds in Chicago PR industry
Thursday 30 August 2018
While on exchange at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Rose Oakley asked her guest lecturer for an internship - and scored a job at a top Chicago PR firm.
From western Iran to Wellington
Thursday 30 August 2018
Thirty-three-year-old Ali Heydari fell in love with bacteria early in his Bachelor of Science degree at Bu Ali Sina University.
Massey helps MS sufferer master mountains
Thursday 30 August 2018
Two years ago, Tracey Hall was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Now, with the help of Massey staff members, Ms Hall is about to tackle her biggest challenge yet - trekking the Inca Trail to Machu...
Opinion: Iron deficiency - are you getting enough?
Monday 27 August 2018
This World Iron Awareness Week, Dr Claire Badenhorst is calling for Kiwi women to be more proactive about keeping their iron levels above the line.
German views on dietary research explored
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Nutritional Sciences PhD student Nikki Renall has recently returned from Germany, where she spent six weeks at the Max Rubner-Institut.
Opinion: Free speech or 'no platform'? - a classicist’s plea
Wednesday 15 August 2018
Classical Studies lecturer Dr Jonathan Tracy is "disturbed by the recent push toward censorship - or, in the current euphemism, "no-platforming" - of dissenting viewpoints, both at Massey and in New...
Academy Award winning film finds comedy in death
Wednesday 15 August 2018
From director Yojiro Takita comes Departures, an emotive story of a man coming face to face with his own Japanese culture.
An alternative to KiwiBuild that makes economic sense
Wednesday 15 August 2018
KiwiBuild will transfer enormous wealth from the public to the lucky few, Dr Oscar Lau says. He outlines an alternative and fairer way of offering affordable housing.
Taranaki youth tackle technology’s brave new world
Monday 13 August 2018
The impact of rapid technological change on everything from the environment to mental health, jobs and online privacy was the hot topic at a symposium for Taranaki teenagers hosted by Massey...
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