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Opinion: When is free speech hate speech and why should universities care?

Opinion: When is free speech hate speech and why should universities care?

Earlier this month an "alt right" speaking event in Auckland was cancelled after Mayor Phil Goff made it clear that the two speakers, Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux, were not welcome and that the council would not provide a venue for "hate speech" by people who sought to abuse and insult others.

Houses more affordable in Central Otago Lakes, bucking the national trend

Houses more affordable in Central Otago Lakes, bucking the national trend

Massey University's latest Home Affordability Report shows a decline in national affordability, but New Zealand's least affordable region is bucking that trend.

First aviation students chosen for Qantas programme

First aviation students chosen for Qantas programme

After an intense selection process, the first six School of Aviation students have been chosen by Jetstar New Zealand for the Qantas Future Pilots Program.

College of Creative Arts supreme winners at Gold Awards

College of Creative Arts supreme winners at Gold Awards

Massey University's College of Creative Arts now has new accolades to add to its reputation for delivering premier creative arts education after winning the Supreme prize at the 2018 Wellington Gold Awards.

Campaign sets sights on Bovine Viral Diarrhoea

Campaign sets sights on Bovine Viral Diarrhoea

A national campaign is asking beef and dairy farmers across New Zealand to help develop frameworks for disease control of bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVD).

Can airships take scenic flights back to the future?

Can airships take scenic flights back to the future?

School of Aviation assistant lecturer Isaac Henderson has always been fascinated by airships. His master's thesis analysed if they could again be used for transport.

Houses more affordable in Central Otago Lakes, bucking the national trend

Houses more affordable in Central Otago Lakes, bucking the national trend

Massey University's latest Home Affordability Report shows a decline in national affordability, but New Zealand's least affordable region is bucking that trend.

Hidden Masterton mural in public eye again

Hidden Masterton mural in public eye again

A Massey University researcher's quest to preserve the work of artist and craftsman E. Mervyn Taylor reaches another milestone this week when a recently-revealed mural, at the site of the former Masterton Post Office, will be the focus of a talk and walking tour.

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University News

Toro Mai introduced at three international venues

Toro Mai introduced at three international venues

A Massey University initiative to connect global audiences with te reo Māori and Tikanga Māori was presented in Sydney, Melbourne and London last night and today.

Kids jump for Massey at kapa haka nationals

Kids jump for Massey at kapa haka nationals

The National Secondary Schools Kapa Haka competition proved to be a highly successful engagement for Massey University.

New book from Massey press examines indigenous rights

New book from Massey press examines indigenous rights

Conversations About Indigenous Rights: The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People in Aotearoa New Zealand, edited by Selwyn Katene and Rawiri Taonui and published by Massey University Press.

Star flight an incredible opportunity

Star flight an incredible opportunity

Massey University's Assitant Vice-Chancellor Māori and Pasifika Dr Charlotte Severne, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, got an opportunity of a lifetime last week - to take a flight with NASA's airborne Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA.

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Awards and Appointments

Māori students gain new champion

Māori students gain new champion

As the first cohort of Massey University's highly successful Pūhoro STEM Academy look forward to graduating into the tertiary sector at the end of the year, programme director Naomi Manu, Rangitane ki Wairarapa/Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa, is one step ahead of them.

Professor Nigel French recognised for food safety impact

Professor Nigel French recognised for food safety impact

Massey University Distinguished Professor Nigel French has received the Ministry for Primary Industries Award for Significant Contribution to Food Safety.

Nestlé awards postgraduate scholarship to dietetics student

Nestlé awards postgraduate scholarship to dietetics student

Second-year dietetics student Katrina Shepherd has been awarded a $3000 postgraduate scholarship from Nestlé.

First aviation students chosen for Qantas programme

First aviation students chosen for Qantas programme

After an intense selection process, the first six School of Aviation students have been chosen by Jetstar New Zealand for the Qantas Future Pilots Program.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: When is free speech hate speech and why should universities care?

Opinion: When is free speech hate speech and why should universities care?

Earlier this month an "alt right" speaking event in Auckland was cancelled after Mayor Phil Goff made it clear that the two speakers, Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux, were not welcome and that the council would not provide a venue for "hate speech" by people who sought to abuse and insult others.

Opinion: Defence strategy reveals new priorities and tensions

Opinion: Defence strategy reveals new priorities and tensions

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.

Should student debt be a parent's problem?

Should student debt be a parent's problem?

It's the million-dollar question for many parents out there - if your child has a student loan, should you help them to pay it off? Dr Pushpa Wood gives her view.

Opinion: Where wisdom meets technology

Opinion: Where wisdom meets technology

Some of the world's smartest people have warned us about unchecked technological development, so we need wisdom guide the development of information systems.

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Auckland Campus Flyover

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